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2003 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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SCHOOL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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Resources

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Mean

Median

Stock per pupil

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fiction

4.7

3.5

non-fiction

8.2

6.1

Additions

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books per pupil

1.0

0.7

other per 100 pupils

12.4

< 4

Issues per pupil

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books

6.7

4.8

other

0.27

0.02

Study places per 100 pupils

5.9

4.7

Expenditure per pupil

6.62

4.06

Source: Survey of UK secondary school libraries, CILIP

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Staff

School libraries - staff

Source: Survey of UK secondary school libraries, CILIP

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Public library support services to schools

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1996-97

2001-02

Proportion of pupils served (UK)

82%

71%

Total expenditure (m)

39.8

37.9

Expenditure per pupil served

5.39

5.73

Bookstock (m)

26.4

22.1

Bookstock per pupil served

3.6

3.3

Proportion of bookstock on loan

59%

65%

Loans per pupil served

1.8

2.2

Additions to stock (m)

2.3

1.9

Replenishment rate

8.7%

8.7%

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