Importance of services provided by public libraries in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012

How important is this service that can be provided by public libraries?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 31, 2013
Importance of services provided by public libraries in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012 This statistic displays how important the services provided by public libraries were to library users in the United Kigndom as of 2012. Most users thought that books to read and borrow were an important service, at 91 percent of respondents.
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How important is this service that can be provided by public libraries?

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Share of respondents
Books to read/borrow91%
Study materials and text books for adults80%
Free access to the internet79%
Free access to computers78%
School books and text books for children77%
Information about/for the local community76%
Photocopiers/printers74%
Services to job seekers69%
Computer and internet skills training69%
A space where the local community can meet68%
Access to information about government services66%
Information for businesses61%
Newspapers/magazine to read55%
CDs/DVDs to borrow48%
Share of respondents
Books to read/borrow91%
Study materials and text books for adults80%
Free access to the internet79%
Free access to computers78%
School books and text books for children77%
Information about/for the local community76%
Photocopiers/printers74%
Services to job seekers69%
Computer and internet skills training69%
A space where the local community can meet68%
Access to information about government services66%
Information for businesses61%
Newspapers/magazine to read55%
CDs/DVDs to borrow48%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 31, 2013
This statistic displays how important the services provided by public libraries were to library users in the United Kigndom as of 2012. Most users thought that books to read and borrow were an important service, at 91 percent of respondents.
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