What did people read during 2021? On this week’s Princh Library Blog we share a fun infographic, created by Global English Editing and The Expert Editor, that will provide you with interesting bits from the reading habits around the world. Check out the infographic below. The infographic originally appeared on Global English Editing’s website, you can check out their post for more fun facts here.

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With the pandemic in its second year, 2021 certainly had its ups and downs.

However, one silver lining was that people rediscovered their love of books and reading. In fact, from North America to Asia, we’re reading more books than ever before.

Editing and proofreading company Global English Editing have summed world reading habits in 2021 in their new infographic.

They found quite a few surprising facts.

Did you know that romance is the most popular genre worldwide? Finland, Poland, and Estonia are Europe’s biggest bookworms? Or that 7 out of 10 adults in Africa read for leisure?

To discover more interesting facts about how much the world is reading, what we’re reading, and what impact the pandemic had on our reading habits, check out this great infographic below.

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Introduction text and blog coordination by Isabel Cabrera.

Research and the infographic by Global English Editing & The Expert Editor

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