Introduction of charges for services at public libraries in the United Kingdom 2012

This statistic displays the results of a survey of library employeees about changes to library services since government cutbacks in spending on public libraries in the United Kingdom (UK). Of respondents, 32.4 percent reported that thier library had introduced charges for previously free library services since cutbacks in May 2010.

Has your library introduced charges for previously free services since the cutbacks?

Share of respondents
No57.3%
Yes32.4%
Don't know6.6%
Not applicable1.3%
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Source

Release date

June 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 2012

Number of respondents

1,831 respondents

Age group

20+

Special properties

Full-time equivalent public library employees

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source did not provide the original survey question.
Government cutbacks in public library spending occured in May 2010.

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