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1998 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES TO CHILDREN

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Resources and use

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Total (000's)

Per capita

Bookstock

24,600

2.18

Book additions

3,400

0.30

Book issues

107,900

9.48

Books on loan

7,600

0.67

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% on loan

31.1

Replenishment rate

13.9

Stock turnover

4.4

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Average charge for requests (£)

0.39

Average age of transfer to adult services

15 years 6 months

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Average population per staff

9,915

Professional librarians

624

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Provision of resources and services

Provision of resources and services

Source: A Place for Children

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Audio-visual, multimedia and IT provision

Audio-visual, multimedia and IT provision

Source: A Place for Children

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