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Denmark

denmark2This page contains links to library statistics from Denmark in the Plinius Data Bank.

Danish forest …

Relevant statistics from neighbouring fields – like media, culture and education – may also be included.

Tables

Resources

In Denmark, the main producer of library statistics is

At the time of writing (Dec. 31, 2008), the English page on library statistics from the Agency listed two summaries, covering the years 2003 and 2004. For recent and more detailed information, one must follow the links from the introductory page in Danish.

The statistical work of the Agency is introduced as follows:

The Agency is responsible for the annual gathering, processing and production of statistical data on public and research libraries in Denmark. … Public and research library statistics should provide funding authorities, libraries, the public and other national and international stakeholders a comprehensive overview of the activities and economy of the libraries.  All data are collected in accordance with the international standard in this area, ISO 2789.

Variables: public libraries

Public

  1. Population of the area served by the end of the year (Indbyggertal i betjeningsområdet pr. 1.1.2009)
  2. Number of active borrowers (Antal aktive lånere)
  3. Number of visits (Antal besøg på biblioteket)

Loans

  1. Loans of monographs and serials (Udlån af monografier og seriepublikationer i alt)
  2. Renewals of monographs and serials (Fornyelser af monografier og seriepublikationer)
  3. Interlibrary borrowing and renewals (Interurbanindlån og fornyelser)
  4. Interlibrary lending (out) and renewals (Interurbanudlån og fornyelser
  5. Downloads of electronic resources from external servers (Elektroniske ressourcer på eksterne servere, antal download)

Collection

  1. Size of monograph collection (Bestand af monografier i alt)
  2. Serial subscriptions (Seriepublikationer, antal abonnementer)
  3. Acquisitions (Tilvækst i alt)
  4. Removals (Afgang i alt)
  5. Number of electronic resources (titles) on external servers (Elektroniske ressourcer på eksterne servere, antal titler)

Infrastructure

  1. Service points (Antal betjeningssteder)
  2. Weekly opening hours (Åbningstimer pr. uge)
  3. Staff, as FTEs (Personale i alt, antal årsværk)

Economic variables

  1. Total costs (Omkostninger i alt)
  2. Media costs (Materialeomkostninger)
  3. Total income (Indtægter i alt)


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