Hours Spent Reading Around the World

Infographic: Who Spends the Most Time Reading in the World?

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

Hours Spent Reading Around the World

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Infographic courtesy of Russia Beyond the Headlines. The top shows the number of hours readers in various countries read per week, based on the World Culture Score Index. The bottom shows the results of a 2011 survey by Superjob.ru of 1,600 readers of the types of books they like to read.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

Edward Nawotka is the Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. A former foreign correspondent, he has covered the book business since 2000, serving as daily news editor for Publishers Weekly and columnist for Bloomberg News.