January 20, 2022

Chart: Japanese Readers Spend the Most on Electronic Books

Research from Statista shared on Business Insider.

In addition to the chart with data for 10 nations/economies this overview:

According to research by Statista, Japanese readers will spend the most on electronic editions in 2015 — an average of $86.50. U.K. readers will follow closely, with U.S. readers somewhere down the middle, spending an average of $46 this year. Chinese readers will spend an average of only $4.30 this year on electronic editions.

Direct to Chart (via Business Insider)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.