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Library statistics

A variety of data and performance measures for Queensland public libraries are presented both for individual library services and as state-wide aggregates. The statistics provide both year by year comparison of library services and tracking of state-wide library performance measures over time. A selection of library statistics from outside Queensland is also presented.

Annual statistical bulletins

The annual Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletin provides valuable information about Local Government libraries in Queensland. The data provides for state-wide benchmarking across key indicators and can be used for Local Government reports, funding submissions and to benchmark Queensland library services with library services in other states.

Australian statistics

Library statistics from around Australia.

Queensland statistics

Public Library statistics from around Queensland, both for individual library services and aggregated.

Reference enquiries and visits

Reference enquiries and physical visits to the Public Library are standard performance measures that all Queensland public libraries should collect. This data is incorporated into the annual statistics bulletin and national public library statistical reports.

Last updated
6th March 2013