Public Library Statistics
We collect statistics about library usage, users, collections and expenditure from public libraries in New Zealand.
During 2012/13 we reviewed the way we collect statistics. The revised measures will allow us to make comparisons between library services in New Zealand, Australia and Canada.
Our revised statistical tools draw extensively on ISO Standards:
We will be reviewing the data collected and published in 2017 to produce a more streamlined report.
You can download public library statistics here: