More than 60 pct Chinese prefer digital reading: survey

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More than 60 percent Chinese prefer reading on digital devices or via the Internet in 2018, according to a survey unveiled Tuesday.

Some 38.4 percent of those surveyed said they prefer reading paper books, a 6.7-percentage-point decrease year on year, according to the survey by the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication.

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

On average, respondents used mobile phones for 84.87 minutes a day, and the Internet for 65.12 minutes a day.

The survey, conducted from August to December 2018, had a sample size of 19,683 people from 29 provincial-level regions.

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