Library Statistics

Library Statistics

Every year, we collect our public library statistics.

This helps us all understand and communicate how public libraries are used and the shifting trends of library users our communities and, enables us to make informed decisions around our services and  programming.


The 2019-20 National Data Collection is now complete and we have some great statistical information about library usage, users, collections and expenditure.


Whether for private use, professional consultancy, research project, tertiary research, we can help you get the information you want. Simply fill out the form below.



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