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The Netherlands and South Korea have the highest percentage of their online population who report they "never" read books, standing at 16% each. (In South Korea, this is fairly evenly divided between men and women, but in the Netherlands it is heavily led by men (23%), compared to just 9% of women).
Belgium (14%) and Canada, France and Japan (all 11%) come next.

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Global study: frequency of reading books

Which type of people are the most avid book readers? See our findings by income, age, and gender across 17 countries.

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