IFLA Library Map of the World

IFLA has begun collecting data for its 2017 Library Map of the World survey.

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The project aims to collate reliable and comprehensive data and information about the state of libraries around the world. It features all types of libraries including National; Academic; Public, Community and School.

The Map will provide access to performance metrics and library statistics including:

  • Number of libraries
  • Number of libraries providing internet access
  • Number of full-time equivalent staff
  • Number of volunteers (headcount)
  • Number of registered users
  • Number of visitors
  • Number of loans and downloads

You can read more about IFLA’s Library Map of the World here.