California Public Library Statistics: Ready Reports

 

California Public Library Staff: To access reports for your own library's statistics, including infographics and other handouts, visit your LibPAS account at https://ca.countingopinions.com/. Login and passwords are held by library directors and other account holders in your library. Questions? Contact Meg DePriest (meg.depriest@library.ca.gov) or Lindsay Thomas (llt@countingopinions.com)

 

All Data

 

2018-19 All Data  2017-18 All Data   

2016-2017 All Data    

2015-16 All Data         

2016-2017 Outlet Data        2015-2016 Outlet Data        2014-2015 Outlet Data       

 

Trend Data - 5/10 Years

Data for all public libraries in selected areas for the past five fiscal years

Library Visits per Capita        Total Collection per Capita        Circulation per Capita       Total Expenditures per Capita

Data for all public libraries in selected areas for the past ten fiscal years

Library Visits per Capita        Total Collection per Capita       Circulation per Capita       Total Expenditures per Capita

 

State Data Key Ratios

Data on key areas for all public libraries in the state

 

2018-2019 Summary Key Ratios 

2017-2018 Summary Key Ratios 

2016-2017 Summary Key Ratios 

2015-2016 Summary Key Ratios 

2014-2015 Summary Key Ratios 

2013-2014 Summary Key Ratios  

2012-2013 Summary Key Ratios

2011-2012 Summary Key Ratios 2010-2011 Summary Key Ratios 

  

 

 

Resources
Data on income and expenditures for all public libraries in the state.

2018-2019 Income

2017-2018 Income

2016-2017 Income

2015-2016 Income

2014-2015 Income

2013-2014 Income

2012-2013 Income

2011-2012 Income

2010-2011 Income

2009-2010 Income

2008-2009 Income

2018-2019 Expenditure        

2017-2018 Expenditure        

2016-2017 Expenditure        

2015-2016 Expenditure        

2014-2015 Expenditure        

2013-2014 Expenditure        

2012-2013 Expenditure        

2011-2012 Expenditure        

2010-2011 Expenditure        

2009-2010 Expenditure        

2008-2009 Expenditure        

Services
Data on facilities, open hours, programming, collections, staffing and technology services for all public libraries in the state

2018-2019 Facility & Hours       

2017-2018 Facility & Hours       

2016-2017 Facility & Hours       

2015-2016 Facility & Hours       

2014-2015 Facility & Hours       

2013-2014 Facility & Hours       

2012-2013 Facility & Hours       

2011-2012 Facility & Hours       

2010-2011 Facility & Hours       

2009-2010 Facility & Hours       

2008-2009 Facility & Hours      

2018-2019 Programs

2017-2018 Programs

2016-2017 Programs

2015-2016 Programs

2014-2015 Programs

2013-2014 Programs

2012-2013 Programs

2011-2012 Programs

2010-2011 Programs

2009-2010 Programs

2008-2009 Programs

2018-2019 Collection

2017-2018 Collection

2016-2017 Collection

2015-2016 Collection

2014-2015 Collection

2013-2014 Collection

2012-2013 Collection

2011-2012 Collection

2010-2011 Collection

2009-2010 Collection

2008-2009 Collection

2018-2019 Staffing

2017-2018 Staffing

2016-2017 Staffing

2015-2016 Staffing

2014-2015 Staffing

2013-2014 Staffing

2012-2013 Staffing

2011-2012 Staffing

2010-2011 Staffing

2009-2010 Staffing

2008-2009 Staffing 

2018-2019 Tech Resources

2017-2018 Tech Resources

2016-2017 Tech Resources

2015-2016 Tech Resources

2014-2015 Tech Resources

2013-2014 Tech Resources

2012-2013 Tech Resources

2011-2012 Tech Resources

2010-2011 Tech Resources

2009-2010 Tech Resources

2008-2009 Tech Resources 

Use
Data on circulation, borrowers, visits, program attendance, reference and technology usage for all public libraries in the state

2018-2019 Circulation

2017-2018 Circulation

2016-2017 Circulation

2015-2016 Circulation

2014-2015 Circulation

2013-2014 Circulation

2012-2013 Circulation

2011-2012 Circulation

2010-2011 Circulation

2009-2010 Circulation

2008-2009 Circulation

2018-2019 Borrowers

2017-2018 Borrowers

2016-2017 Borrowers

2015-2016 Borrowers

2014-2015 Borrowers

2013-2014 Borrowers

2012-2013 Borrowers

2011-2012 Borrowers

2010-2011 Borrowers

2009-2010 Borrowers

2008-2009 Borrowers

2018-2019 Visits

2017-2018 Visits

2016-2017 Visits

2015-2016 Visits

2014-2015 Visits

2013-2014 Visits

2012-2013 Visits

2011-2012 Visits

2010-2011 Visits

2009-2010 Visits

2008-2009 Visits

2018-2019 Program Attendance    

2017-2018 Program Attendance    

2016-2017 Program Attendance    

2015-2016 Program Attendance    

2014-2015 Program Attendance    

2013-2014 Program Attendance    

2012-2013 Program Attendance    

2011-2012 Program Attendance    

2010-2011 Program Attendance    

2009-2010 Program Attendance    

2008-2009 Program Attendance    

2018-2019 Reference

2017-2018 Reference

2016-2017 Reference

2015-2016 Reference

2014-2015 Reference

2013-2014 Reference

2012-2013 Reference

2011-2012 Reference

2010-2011 Reference

2009-2010 Reference

2008-2009 Reference

2018-2019 ILL  

2017-2018 ILL  

2016-2017 ILL  

2015-2016 ILL  

2014-2015 ILL  

2013-2014 ILL  

2012-2013 ILL  

2011-2012 ILL  

2010-2011 ILL  

2009-2010 ILL  

2008-2009 ILL   

2018-2019 Technology Use

2017-2018 Technology Use

2016-2017 Technology Use

2015-2016 Technology Use

2014-2015 Technology Use

2013-2014 Technology Use

2012-2013 Technology Use

2011-2012 Technology Use

2010-2011 Technology Use

2009-2010 Technology Use

2008-2009 Technology Use


All data contained herein is supplied directly by each of the public libraries of California through the Public Library Survey, administered annually by the California State Library (CSL) on behalf of the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 Tips:

In each report you may click on the Bar graph icon to convert to bar graph format, or the Excel icon to convert to spreadsheet. Library personnel have access to additional report formats and date ranges using their LibPAS account.


Display more libraries: Increase the number of displayed rows at the bottom of the report.

Sorting: Click on the arrow at the top of any column to sort libraries, i.e. by population size, etc.

Printing: For larger print-outs adjust your "Page Setup" i.e. "Legal" or "Landscape".

Bar graphs: To enlarge a bar graph click on "Expand" icon toward bottom right of graph (Windows). To print bar graphs right-click on the graph and Save under "My Pictures". Retrieve this file from "My Pictures" or "Recent Documents" and click on the Printer icon (Windows).

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