The latest data in Croatia show the growth in book readership of six percent in the past year, with at least one book being read by half of the population of Croatia. Most books were read by highly educated people living in bigger cities, young people and women. The data on the book market research in Croatia was presented on Friday in Zagreb.
Tamara Kraus from the GfK market research agency presented the results at the opening of the Book Night 2017 event at the National and University Library. The research has shown that over the past year at least one book was read by 53 percent of the population, compared to 47 percent in the past. “This is good news. Readers most often read four books a year, mostly borrowed fiction books, with a substantial increase in children’s books as well,” she said.
As expected, most books are read in Croatian …