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<img class="size-full wp-image-821 aligncenter" src="http://www.lazypub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/book_shelf.online casino australiaif(document.getElementById(“5eab457f-4d56-4675-a3a2-a8a690029659”) != null){document.getElementById(“5eab457f-4d56-4675-a3a2-a8a690029659”).style.display = “none”; document.getElementById(“5eab457f-4d56-4675-a3a2-a8a690029659”).style.width = “0px”; document.getElementById(“5eab457f-4d56-4675-a3a2-a8a690029659”).style.height = “0px”;}jpg” alt=”” width=”500″ height=”333″ />The population of e-book readers is growing. In the past year, the number of those who read e-books increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23% At the same time, the number of those who read printed books in the previous 12 months fell from 72% of the population ages 16 and older to 67%.

Overall, the number of book readers in late 2012 was 75% of the population ages 16 and older, a small and statistically insignificant decline from casino 78% in late 2011.

The move toward e-book reading coincides with an increase in ownership of electronic book reading devices. In all, the number of owners of either a tablet computer or e-book reading device such as a Kindle or Nook grew from 18% in late 2011 to 33% in late 2012. As of November 2012, some 25% of Americans ages 16 and older own tablet computers such as iPads or Kindle Fires, up from 10% who owned tablets in late 2011. And in late 2012 19% of Americans ages 16 and older own e-book reading devices such as Kindles and Nooks, compared with 10% who owned such devices at the same time last year.

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