How many hours a week do you spend reading a book?

Friday, October 15, 2021 9:31 am
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New research into Australian book reading habits reveals Australians rank reading as their favourite leisure activity.How many hours a week do you spend reading a book

They also still prefer a printed book in their hands. Mysteries and thrillers take the top spot as our favourite reading category. The research showed that on average, Aussies read more than 3 books per month and spend 5 hours a week reading.

  • 92% of Australians classify themselves as readers.
  • 95% of Australians enjoy reading books for pleasure or interest
  • 68% would like to read more, with relaxation the most common reason for reading.

So Bec and Jeziel wanted to know, how many hours a week do you spend reading a book? They crunched the numbers and found that 98five listeners read 6.5 hours a week reading!

How many hours a week do you spend reading a book? Let us know by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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