How Many Hours Do You Read In a Week?

How Many Hours Do You Read In a Week?

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Monday 9th March 2020

The Importance Of Reading

Being able to read is one of the most important basic skills that a person can learn today. In fact, reading is crucial to being able to relate to and take part in society. It is required for reading traffic signs, medical instructions, and news stories. Additionally, accessing information online or in books and magazines helps keep people educated and informed about the world around them. The human brain needs constant development and reading is just the activity to help. Reading helps people create a more active imagination and leads to higher levels of creativity as well. So, where in the world do people spend the most time reading?

 

The World Culture Score Index conducted a global study to measure the amount of time that people around the world spend reading on a weekly basis. Here are their result

 

Rank      Country                                Hours spent in reading per person per week (selected countries)

1              India                                      10:42

2              Thailand                               09:24

3              China                                     08:00

4              Philippines                           07:36

5              Egypt                                     07:30

6              Czech Republic                   07:24

7              Sweden                                  07:06

8              France                                   06:54

9              Hungary                               06:48

10           Saudi Arabia                       06:48

11           Hongkong                            06:42

12           Poland                                   06:30

13           Venezuela                             06:24

14           South Africa                       06:18

15           Australia                              06:18

16           Indonesia                              06:00

17           Argentina                             05:54

18           Turkey                                  05:54

19           Spain                                     05:48

20           Canada                                 05:48

21           Germany                              05:42

22           USA                                        05:42

23           Italy                                       05:36

24           Mexico                                  05:30

25           UK                                          05:18

26           Brazil                                    05:12

27           Taiwan                                  05:00

28           Japan                                    04:06

29           Korea                                    03:06

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. how can anyone see how awesome you are if you can’t see it yourself?” – Unknown

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…reading

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

How do Monsters like their eggs?

Terror-fried

LOVE IS…

Love is…a verb

 

FACT OF THE DAY

9 March 1959

The toy company Mattel introduced Barbie, a doll loved and reviled in equal measure ever since.

 

©2020 Phil M Robinson