Accountants spend more time reading for pleasure than teachers, members of Parliament, journalists, taxi drivers and vicars, and most of their reading is done either in bed or while commuting to work, according to a survey of 1,600 people commissioned by the organizers of World Book Day, an annual celebration of books and reading in the U.K. held earlier this month.
Among the professionals surveyed, accountants spend the most time reading for pleasure, at an average of five and a quarter hours a week. Clergy logged the least, with an average of two hours and 40 minutes a week reading for pleasure.
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