Opinion Poll about Reading in UAE Society

    TRENDS Research and Advisory is conducting an opinion poll on reading in the UAE, concurrently with the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, to explore the extent to which the UAE community is interested in reading. We thank you for your valuable participation and assure you that your responses will be kept confidential and used solely for research purposes.

    Personal information:

    1. Gender


    2. Age

    3. Academic qualifications

    4. Nationality

    5. Emirate


    1. Do you read?

    2. Where do you prefer to read?

    3. What is your favorite medium of reading?

    4. How often do you read?

    5. How long do you spend in reading?

    6. How many books did you read during the past year?

    7. Which of the following is your favorite topic of reading? (you may choose more than one)

    ScienceMedicineEngineeringPoliticsEconomicsLiteratureCultureReligionHistoryFictionOther (please specify)

    8. What is your favorite reading language?

    9. What motivates you to read?

    10. Generally speaking, to what extent do you think the UAE society reads?

    11. If you answered “A little” or “Very little”, what do you think are the reasons for this?




    12. Are you keen to visit book fairs and learn about new publications?