Friday, December 28, 2012
E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines
Overall, the number of book readers in late 2012 was 75% of the population ages 16 and older, a small and statistically insignificant decline from 78% in late 2011.
The move toward e-book reading coincides with an increase in ownership of electronic book reading devices. In all, the number of owners of either a tablet computer or e-book reading device such as a Kindle or Nook grew from 18% in late 2011 to 33% in late 2012.
Read or download the full report:http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/12/27/e-book-reading-jumps-print-book-reading-declines/
Posted by Buck Lawrimore at 3:44 PM