Survey: Russians Read More E-Books and Listen to More Classical Music than US, UK and Others

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PayPal payment platform, in cooperation with SuperData, conducted a sociological survey to discover the habits and peculiarities of digital content users in ten different countries. According to the results, Russians both read electronic books and listen to classical music more than people in the other countries surveyed.

The results said that 33% of respondents use e-books every day while 30% use one four to six times a week. E-book owners prefer science fiction and fantasy (43%), mystery and thrillers (37%), as well as business and financial non-fiction (30%).

As for music, Russians prefer to listen to pop (76%), rock (63%) and classical (46%) music. According to the survey, Russians listen to classical music more often than people in the other countries that participated in the survey. Russians most often listen to music while on public transport (72%), in the living room (62%) and in the bedroom (60%).

The other countries that participated in the survey were the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Poland, the US, France and Japan.