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Boroondara City

Profile Performance

Provision of print and digital based resources to the community in a variety of formats including collection services, e-services, research tools and interactive learning programs

Number of times a library resource is borrowed

Number of library collection item loans per library collection item

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

5.11

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

6.03

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.63

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.78 6.09 4.59
2016-2017 4.77 5.70 4.49
2017-2018 4.92 6.05 4.65
2018-2019 5.11 6.03 4.63

Boroondara City Council Says...

Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old

Percentage of the library collection that has been purchased in the last 5 years

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

50.72%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

72.04%

All Councils (2018-2019)

66.13%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 51.55% 73.52% 63.59%
2016-2017 49.29% 72.20% 64.77%
2017-2018 50.93% 71.43% 64.73%
2018-2019 50.72% 72.04% 66.13%

Boroondara City Council Says...

Cost of library service per visit

Direct cost to council of the library service per visit

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

$7.92

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6.80

All Councils (2018-2019)

$7.07

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $6.63 $6.61 $6.77
2016-2017 $7.20 $6.49 $6.39
2017-2018 $7.65 $6.65 $6.82
2018-2019 $7.92 $6.80 $7.07

Boroondara City Council Says...

Active library members in municipality

Percentage of the municipal population that are members of the library and have borrowed a library collection item. This indicator includes e-books from 2015/16 onwards, which may affect a council's variance from 2014/15.

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

26.83%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

16.96%

All Councils (2018-2019)

15.41%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 23.74% 19.44% 17.73%
2016-2017 26.12% 18.12% 16.93%
2017-2018 24.72% 17.52% 15.82%
2018-2019 26.83% 16.96% 15.41%

Boroondara City Council Says...