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Which Countries Spend the Most Time Reading?

worldculturescoreindexEver wonder which countries around the world spend the most time reading?

India leads the list with citizens of the country spending an average of 10.42 hours a week reading per person, according to the NOP World Culture Score Index. Thailand was a close second with 9.24 hours spent reading each week. China came in third with 8 hours a week spent reading.

The U.S. came in No. 22 on the list with the average time spent reading per week per person clocking in at 5 hours and 42 minutes.

We’ve embedded World Culture Score Index’s infographic after the jump for you to explore further.

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(Via MentalFloss).

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