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Libraries 2015

1 Without libraries which could not provide data.
2 Including central specialised libraries.
3 For public libraries: media; for scientific libraries: volumes and dissertations.
- = No figures or magnitude zero.

Source: Hochschulbibliothekszentrum.

Number of libraries7,623254
Number of personnel11,47411,001
Distribution of scientific libraries
College/university of applied science libraries- 142
University libraries- 81
Regional libraries- 26
National libraries2- 5
in 1,000
Stock of media3119,000256,000
Library users7,3702,940
Total expenditure in Euro972,0001,013,000

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