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Horsham Rural 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

Physical library collection usage

Number of physical library collection item loans per physical library collection item. Updated in 2019 to focus on physical library items.

Horsham Rural City (2019-2020)

1.86

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

3.26

All Councils (2019-2020)

3.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 2.60 4.10 4.49
2017-2018 2.40 4.04 4.65
2018-2019 2.14 3.98 4.63
2019-2020 1.86 3.26 3.56

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

This indicator has decrease for 2020FY with Covid-19 impacting the number of physical library loans for the year.

Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old

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

Horsham Rural City (2019-2020)

45.82%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

61.37%

All Councils (2019-2020)

65.34%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 48.70% 58.10% 64.77%
2017-2018 46.14% 58.29% 64.73%
2018-2019 43.11% 61.36% 66.13%
2019-2020 45.82% 61.37% 65.34%

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Active library borrowers in municipality

Percentage of the municipal population that are active library borrowers (in the last three financial years) for 2019-20. Results prior to July 2019 reflect the municipal population that were members of the library and borrowed a library collection item during that year.

Horsham Rural City (2019-2020)

10.84%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

12.22%

All Councils (2019-2020)

14.88%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 12.38% 13.80% 16.93%
2017-2018 11.83% 12.91% 15.82%
2018-2019 11.06% 12.47% 15.41%
2019-2020 10.84% 12.22% 14.88%

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Cost of library service per population

Direct cost to council of the library service per population. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Horsham Rural City (2019-2020)

$22.13

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$26.96

All Councils (2019-2020)

$32.10

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 $22.13 $26.96 $32.10

Horsham Rural City Council Says...