Reading is still popular. In fact, most people have good intentions about reading!
A study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Rakuten Kobo found that 71% of Americans say they’d like to read more than they currently do. Our busy and distracted lives present barriers to reading more. Survey respondents reported that these main barriers include:
- Scrolling through social media (49%)
- Playing games on a phone (30%)
- Watching TV shows (29%)
- Sitting in Traffic (28%)
- Constantly checking their phone (26%)
The good news is that the majority of Americans are still reading. Check out these five findings on books and reading in the United States.
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