Libraries and users - Year 2016
Indicator Note Number Variación bienal
Libraries 6,636 -1.2
Registered users 22,264,747 2.1
Room visits 197,073,367 -4.8
  • Variation: percentage compared to the previous period (biennial statistics)

The library statistics have been conducted by the National Institute for Statistics every two years since 1986. The statistics provide information about the activity and the structural characteristics of libraries.

To facilitate international comparability is carried out via filling in questionnaires from international institutions (UNESCO, EUROSTAT, IFLA).

The investigation was extended to all Spanish libraries, with the exception of school and private libraries whose use is not permitted to the public even under special conditions.

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Year 2016 Published: 28/03/2018
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