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The Arab Reading Index emphasizes the importance of reading as the basic tool in acquiring, exchanging, and developing knowledge.

The index is structured in three main pillars: Extent of Reading, Access and Availability, and Personal Attributes. It relies on data collected through an electronic survey that was conducted in 2016 involving more than 145,000 participants from all 22 Arab countries.

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