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Public library members
  2005-06 2000-01
Population
60,207,100
59,753,500
Public library members *
34,910,000
34,657,000
* Figure based on an estimate of 58% of the population holding a library card.
Table updated Aug 07
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Adult users' views of public libraries 2005-06
  Very good Good Adequate Poor Very poor
Books and other materials          
Hours of opening          
Overall          
Source: CIPFAe
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Status of adult users of public libraries 2005-06
Source: CIPFAc
The total is higher than 100% because respondents were unable to select more than one option.
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Age of adult users of public libraries 2005-06
Source: CIPFAe
Survey of adult library users only
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Gender of users of public libraries 2005-06
Source: CIPFAe
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Gender of child users of public libraries 2005-06
Source: CIPFAd
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Child users having own
library card 2005-06
Source: CIPFAd
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Age of child users of public libraries 2005-06
Source: CIPFAd
The survey relates to users up to age 16. As a result, not all data have been included and the total % of respondents is less than 100.
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Visitors to archives by age
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Source: PSQG Survey 2006
Graph updated Oct 07
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Analysis of visitors to archives
Proportion male/female
48.0% / 52.0%
Proportion researching family history
74.4%
Source: PSQG Survey 2006
Table updated Oct 07
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Dwell time of visitors to archives
Up to 1 hr
9.0%
1-2 hrs
16.5%
2-3 hrs
21.4%
3-5 hrs
30.2%
5hrs +
23.0%
Source: PSQG 2006
Table updated Oct 07
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Main purpose in visiting an archives service
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Source: PSQG Survey 2006
Graph updated Oct 07
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Museum visitors in England 2005-6
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Proportion of visitors:
 
 
adult 69%
child 31%
VisitBritain 2007b
to DCMS museums
adult 78%
child 22%
DCMS
Proportion of overseas visitors:
17%
VisitBritain 2007b
to DCMS museums
32%
DCMS
Table updated Oct 07
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Breakdown of GB museum visitors
by social grade 2006
Source: MORI
Social Class Occupation of Chief Income Earner
A Upper Middle Class Higher managerial, administrative or professional
B Middle Class Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional
C1 Lower Middle Class Supervisor, clerical, junior managerial, admin or professional
C2 Skilled Working Class Skilled manual workers
D Working Class Semi and unskilled manual workers
E Lowest subsistence State pensioners, etc, with no other earnings

Source: MORI
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Museum visitors in England (2006) - age profile
Source: TGI
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