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Report: Guangdong is a province of bookworms
2019-01-11 10:22     Source : 来源:Radio Guangdong's English Service
According to a recent report released by Alibaba, Guangdong ranked first among all provinces in China in 2018 regarding reading rates, with Guangdong residents buying or donating an average of 1.59 books per person.


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The “2018 Chinese Reading Report” showed that residents in Guangdong were avid readers of novels, art and literature books, while residents in Jiangsu Province, which ranked second regarding reading rates preferred to purchase books containing supplementary exam materials.

Those born in the 80s and 90s make up the majority of the reading population, while women tend to read more than men. 50% of readers, mostly those born in the 90s, are readers of e-books.

Editor: 谭晶