香港马会一波中特
Global EditionASIA 中文雙語Fran?ais
Culture
Home / Culture / Books

Digital reading gains momentum as mainstream among Chinese

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-04-17 16:20
Chinese adults on average read on an e-reader for 10.7 minutes per day in 2018, more than in 2017.[Photo/Xinhua]

The newly released national reading report of China has shown that digital reading gained more momentum last year as the mainstream among Chinese people.

More than 60 percent of Chinese prefer reading on digital devices or via the Internet in 2018, according to the survey which the report was based on.

Conducted by the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication (CAPP) from August to December 2018, the survey had a sample size of 19,683 people from 29 provincial-level regions and is the 16th of its kind.

Reading prevails with digital methods

Around 80.8 percent of Chinese adults read books, newspapers or magazines in 2018, a slight year-on-year increase, extending the rising streak to six years in a row.

About 76 percent of the respondents had accessed reading content through digital channels, including online reading and reading on mobile gadgets, up from 73 percent in 2017.

Chinese adults on average read on an e-reader for 10.7 minutes per day in 2018, more than in 2017.

According to Wei Yushan, head of the CAPP, the growth of digital reading made reading generally more popular among Chinese, but has also led to the diminishing numbers for paper reading.

Only 38.4 percent of those surveyed said they preferred reading paper books, a 6.7-percentage-point yearly decrease, while Chinese adults read only 26.38 issues of newspapers per capita in 2018, down from 33.62 in 2017. The figure for reading magazines shrank from 3.81 to 2.61.

1 2 3 Next   >>|
Most Popular
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US
 
香港马会一波中特 加拿大28害人全过程 现在上海时时彩开奖结果 飞艇是正规彩票吗 澳洲幸运机器人公众号 棋牌中心 上海时时具体玩法 今日22选5开奖结果 斗牛提现游戏 老时时彩360 辽宁11选5预测