estimate length of time to read


estimating how long it takes to read sutta

Doing an audio reading recording: librivox Experience shows that people read between 130 - 160 words per minute. That means, 4000 words make a finished recording of about 30 minutes.

there are tools that let you cut and paste a block of text for it to do a word count such as this site:

Take the total word count, divide by 130 to get a time estimate.