V-05e: Percentage of Americans 18 Years or Older Who Read a Work of Fiction, Poetry, History, Biography, or Religion in the Previous 12 Months,* by Type of Text and Age, 2017

* Other than for work or school.
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Survey of Public Participation in the Arts. Data analyzed and presented by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Humanities Indicators (

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