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Research, technology and culture, Business statistics
Petur Solnes Jonsson
+3917 3056

psj@dst.dk

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Libraries

The purpose of the statistics is to disseminate the activity in the area of public libraries in Denmark. The statistics are produced by Statistics Denmark on behalf of the Ministry of Culture. Up to and including 2009 the statistics was produced by the Ministry of Culture.

Data description

The library statistic show the activity of public libraries in Denmark. The main information is stock, growth, lending, renewal of loans and interlibrary loans. The statistic shows stock of books calculated on internationally comparable categories of material types. The statistic shows loan of books at internationally comparable categories of material types. The statistic shows the libraries' economy.

Classification system

The classification is specific to the topics of libraries.

Sector coverage

Culture

Statistical concepts and definitions

Arrangement på biblioteket: En enkeltstående begivenhed organiseret af et bibliotek, typisk med et litterært, kulturelt eller uddannelsesmæssigt formål, uanset om adgangen er gratis eller der opkræves entré. Arrangementer omfatter ikke brugerundervisning.

Udstilling på biblioteket: En særlig præsentation af malerier, fotografier eller materialer mv. over en vis periode, arrangeret at et bibliotek, uanset om adgangen er gratis eller der opkræves entré.

Statistical unit

Public and research libraries in Denmark

Statistical population

Public and research libraries in Denmark.

Reference area

Denmark.

Time coverage

These statistics cover the time period from 2009 and onwards.

Base period

Not relevant for these statistics.

Unit of measure

DKK 1,000

Reference period

Calendar year.

Frequency of dissemination

Yearly.

Legal acts and other agreements

Danish law about Denmarks Statistics.

Cost and burden

The statistic is not regarded as an significant burden because most of the gathered data are drawn from databases.

Comment

For further information, contact Denmark Statistics.