Favorite book genres of young people France 2016

This statistic presents the kinds of books that young people prefer to read in France in 2016. In that year, 55 percent of young people said they read novels most of the time, and 53 percent read comics.

Book genres read most often by young French people in 2016*

Share of respondents
French comics53%
Illustrated books27%
Documentaries, encyclopedias22%
Activity books17%
Testimonials and life stories14%
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Release date

June 2016



Survey time period

May 25 - June 1, 2016

Number of respondents

1,175 respondents

Age group

7-19 years

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was worded by the source as follows: "What types of books do you read most often? "

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