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Libraries - web visits and workstations
 
2008-09
Total
2003-04
Total
Number of web visits    
Public libraries (million)
113.5
n/a
Number of workstations    
Public libraries
42,523
39,116
Academic libraries
51,340
42,891
Percentage of seats with workstations  
Academic libraries
27%

24%

Source: Public - CIPFAc; Academic - SCONUL
Table updated Sep 2010
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Libraries - enquiries satisfied
 
2008-09
Total
2003-04
Total
Public libraries
44,009,254
58,183,086
University libraries *
12,022,000
10,911,000
Source: Public - CIFPAc, Academic - SCONUL
* Data not sufficiently complete/reliable from HE colleges to include.
Table updated Aug 2010
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Libraries - issues
Books 2008-09
Total
2003-04
Total
Public libraries
310,776,757
340,926,608
Children's issues
95,386,147
86,792,620
Adult fiction issues
144,207,502
168,433,713
Adult non-fiction issues
71,183,108
85,700,275
Academic libraries
104,161,843
93,479,294
Book issues per capita in public libraries
5.1
5.7
Book issues per FTE student in academic libraries
57.9
54.8
Audio-visual materials
Public libraries
28,473,317
40,828,701
Source: Public - CIPFAc; Academic - SCONUL
Table updated Aug 2010
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Public libraries - issues
graph comparing 2008-09 book and A/V issues (in millions) to 2003-04: 2008-09 children's 95, adult fiction 144, adult non-fiction 71, A/V 28, compared to 2003-04 children's 87, adult fiction 168, adult non-fiction 86, A/V 41
Source: CIPFAc
Graph updated Aug 2010
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Top 10 busiest libraries ( issues)
Library
Authority
Total no. of
issues
2008-09
Norfolk and Norwich Millenium
Norfolk
1,124,233
Chelmsford
Essex
740,927
Milton Keynes Central Library
Milton Keynes
684,669
Central Library, Oxford
Oxfordshire
670,650
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
615,230
Southend
Southend
604,699
Central Library
Coventry
600,356
Jubilee
Brighton & Hove
579,012
Birmingham Central Library
Birmingham
568,640
Swansea Central Library
Swansea
565,876
Source: CIPFAc
Table updated Aug 2010
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