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Warrnambool 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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

4.49

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

3.98

All Councils (2018-2019)

4.63

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 5.16 4.02 4.59
2016-2017 5.17 4.10 4.49
2017-2018 4.72 4.04 4.65
2018-2019 4.49 3.98 4.63

Warrnambool 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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

69.03%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61.36%

All Councils (2018-2019)

66.13%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 76.44% 57.35% 63.59%
2016-2017 74.50% 58.10% 64.77%
2017-2018 68.40% 58.29% 64.73%
2018-2019 69.03% 61.36% 66.13%

Warrnambool 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.

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

13.77%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

12.47%

All Councils (2018-2019)

15.41%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 15.83% 15.35% 17.73%
2016-2017 15.56% 13.80% 16.93%
2017-2018 14.37% 12.91% 15.82%
2018-2019 13.77% 12.47% 15.41%

Warrnambool City Council Says...