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Indigo Shire

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

Indigo Shire (2018-2019)

3.17

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

2.53

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.63

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Indigo Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 3.20 2.45 4.59
2016-2017 3.14 2.41 4.49
2017-2018 3.29 2.52 4.65
2018-2019 3.17 2.53 4.63

Indigo Shire 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

Indigo Shire (2018-2019)

78.52%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

59.17%

All Councils (2018-2019)

66.13%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Indigo Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 70.80% 53.72% 63.59%
2016-2017 73.58% 55.73% 64.77%
2017-2018 79.93% 55.29% 64.73%
2018-2019 78.52% 59.17% 66.13%

Indigo Shire Council Says...

Cost of library service per visit

Direct cost to council of the library service per visit

Indigo Shire (2018-2019)

$5.13

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$7.76

All Councils (2018-2019)

$7.07

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Indigo Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $6.29 $8.20 $6.77
2016-2017 $5.51 $6.49 $6.39
2017-2018 $5.10 $7.44 $6.82
2018-2019 $5.13 $7.76 $7.07

Indigo Shire 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.

Indigo Shire (2018-2019)

18.99%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

15.79%

All Councils (2018-2019)

15.41%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Indigo Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 14.17% 17.98% 17.73%
2016-2017 17.11% 17.88% 16.93%
2017-2018 17.64% 16.21% 15.82%
2018-2019 18.99% 15.79% 15.41%

Indigo Shire Council Says...