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Moorabool 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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

5.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

4.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.63

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.76 4.29 4.59
2016-2017 4.90 4.30 4.49
2017-2018 4.58 4.28 4.65
2018-2019 5.00 4.15 4.63

Moorabool 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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

67.36%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

63.97%

All Councils (2018-2019)

66.13%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 63.38% 60.75% 63.59%
2016-2017 75.20% 64.87% 64.77%
2017-2018 66.45% 64.56% 64.73%
2018-2019 67.36% 63.97% 66.13%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Cost of library service per visit

Direct cost to council of the library service per visit

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

$6.40

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6.74

All Councils (2018-2019)

$7.07

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $6.11 $6.16 $6.77
2016-2017 $6.40 $6.31 $6.39
2017-2018 $6.45 $6.79 $6.82
2018-2019 $6.40 $6.74 $7.07

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

An increase of over 6,000 on the previous year, mainly due to continuing growth in number of library events and increased attendance at these events.

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.

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

9.64%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

15.66%

All Councils (2018-2019)

15.41%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 9.24% 18.04% 17.73%
2016-2017 9.18% 17.53% 16.93%
2017-2018 9.51% 16.12% 15.82%
2018-2019 9.64% 15.66% 15.41%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

A steady increase is a reflection on additional stops by the library outreach van and staff making a concerted effort to encourage visitors to join the library.