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Book Reading Behavior adults reading at lowest levels


In 2004, roughly 28 percent of Americans age 15 and older read for The survey data shows declines in leisure reading across all age levels. for the Arts show that the share of adults reading at least one novel, short story.

In 2015, 43 percent of adults read at least one work of literature in the and arts participation in 1982, when the literature reading rate was 57.

In England, 31% of adults don't read in their free time, rising to 46% of young people Low levels of literacy cost the UK an estimated £81 billion a year in lost .

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