Work has begun on collecting the information for the Library Statistics 2016. Field work will be carried out during the second quarter of 2017.
L'Library Statistics is an official statistical operation that is incorporated into the Annual Programme for Statistical Action 2017, as part of the Law covering the Statistical Plan for Catalonia 2017–2020.
The Library Statistics is census statistic, that is carried out throughout the territory of Catalonia, every two years. Its aim is to provide information on the main characteristics of libraries: structure, functioning, the facilities they are equipped with, the number and qualifications of their personnel, as well as expenses and the services they offer..