Thursday, October 29, 2009

Rudaw Net: Sulaimaniya youth top readership chart, study says


Young people in Sulaimaniya top the chart of readerships in Kurdistan and Iraq, according to a study conducted by the Ministry of Sports and Youth.

According to the results of the study, only 21.2 percent of youth frequently read in Iraq and Kurdistan. The study found that in Sulaimaniya 52.1 percent of the young people surveyed were regular readers while Hawler readers came in the second stage, then Duhok with 18.7percent in the third stage, but Diala youths read very little and they got 9.1 percent.

The survey was conducted in 20 days in all Iraqi provinces and 19,600 people between the ages of 10-30 years participated in it.