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Australian Kids & Family Reading Report

Key Findings

In late 2015, Scholastic, in conjunction with YouGov, conducted a survey to explore family attitudes and behaviours in Australia around reading books for fun. The key findings of this research, based on a nationally representative sample of 1,748 parents and children, including 358 parents of children aged 0–5; 695 parents of children aged 6–17; plus one child aged 6–17 from the same household, are as follows:

The State of Kids & Reading See the full data > >

Spotlight: What Makes Frequent Readers

  • How often a child is read books aloud
  • A child’s reading enjoyment
  • A child’s knowledge of their reading level

Reading Aloud at Home See the full data > >

Spotlight: Reading with Kids from Birth

Reading in School See the full data > >

Spotlight: Kids’ Use of Their Reading Level

What Kids Want in Books See the full data > >

Spotlight: Print Books in a Digital World