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Borough of Queenscliffe

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.

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

2.93

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

2.04

All Councils (2019-2020)

3.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 3.41 2.41 4.49
2017-2018 3.44 2.52 4.65
2018-2019 3.43 2.53 4.63
2019-2020 2.93 2.04 3.56

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

2019-20 results indicate the impact of restrictions on library usage due to the current pandemic.

Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

62.33%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

56.90%

All Councils (2019-2020)

65.34%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 58.31% 55.73% 64.77%
2017-2018 56.44% 55.29% 64.73%
2018-2019 58.19% 59.17% 66.13%
2019-2020 62.33% 56.90% 65.34%

Borough of Queenscliffe 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.

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

36.72%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

14.93%

All Councils (2019-2020)

14.88%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 39.70% 17.88% 16.93%
2017-2018 39.98% 16.21% 15.82%
2018-2019 36.92% 15.79% 15.41%
2019-2020 36.72% 14.93% 14.88%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

This is a comparatively very high proportion of the population. This Indicator does not capture other library activity for example children and youth programs, digital literacy programs and literary events, the use of public internet pcs, using facilities such as meeting rooms or study areas, or using services such as wifi, or in library use of collections.

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.

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$75.87

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$38.78

All Councils (2019-2020)

$32.10

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 $75.87 $38.78 $32.10

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...