6.2.6.1. Public libraries (2000–)*(2/2)

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Name Level 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
of territorial units
Number of service units
Budapest capital, regiona 75 73 70 71 69 .. 61 56 56
Pest county, regionb 187 191 188 187 183 .. 202 201 202
Central Hungary large regionc 262 264 258 258 252 .. 263 257 258
Fejér county 110 112 109 109 116 .. 121 120 120
Komárom-Esztergom county 87 87 85 85 87 .. 87 87 86
Veszprém county 243 241 242 240 238 .. 237 242 239
Central Transdanubia region 440 440 436 434 441 .. 445 449 445
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 219 218 220 194 193 .. 192 193 193
Vas county 236 224 228 227 229 .. 236 235 232
Zala county 274 273 274 275 277 .. 275 274 276
Western Transdanubia region 729 715 722 696 699 .. 703 702 701
Baranya county 249 251 292 292 311 .. 317 315 316
Somogy county 249 264 248 247 247 .. 357 258 254
Tolna county 119 117 117 116 119 .. 119 125 125
Southern Transdanubia region 617 632 657 655 677 .. 793 698 695
Transdanubia large region 1 786 1 787 1 815 1 785 1 817 .. 1 941 1 849 1 841
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 442 373 360 359 397 .. 377 381 380
Heves county 173 176 186 125 194 .. 209 219 130
Nógrád county 122 124 125 127 133 .. 140 139 134
Northern Hungary region 737 673 671 611 724 .. 726 739 644
Hajdú-Bihar county 113 102 101 100 100 .. 102 101 101
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 141 127 131 98 98 .. 103 100 98
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 207 211 206 194 194 .. 232 232 212
Northern Great Plain region 461 440 438 392 392 .. 437 433 411
Bács-Kiskun county 122 124 125 124 130 .. 131 131 130
Békés county 85 87 94 85 82 .. 81 82 82
Csongrád county 134 99 100 100 125 .. 92 83 84
Southern Great Plain region 341 310 319 309 337 .. 304 296 296
Great Plain and North large region 1 539 1 423 1 428 1 312 1 453 .. 1 467 1 468 1 351
Total country 3 587 3 474 3 501 3 355 3 522 .. 3 671 3 574 3 450
Library units, thousand
Budapest capital, regiona 3 499 3 456 3 483 3 490 3 478 3 476 3 453 4 934 3 583
Pest county, regionb 4 040 4 036 4 072 4 052 4 088 4 142 4 211 4 197 4 189
Central Hungary large regionc 7 539 7 492 7 555 7 542 7 566 7 618 7 664 9 131 7 772
Fejér county 2 034 2 044 2 064 2 041 2 017 2 044 2 027 1 979 1 935
Komárom-Esztergom county 1 610 1 588 1 588 1 541 1 533 1 552 1 510 1 437 1 377
Veszprém county 2 299 2 281 2 283 2 383 2 395 2 249 2 216 2 160 2 067
Central Transdanubia region 5 942 5 913 5 935 5 965 5 945 5 845 5 753 5 576 5 379
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 2 068 2 222 2 146 2 169 2 015 1 926 1 881 1 842 1 745
Vas county 1 229 1 282 1 379 1 385 1 250 1 285 1 300 1 363 1 308
Zala county 1 973 1 978 1 970 1 953 1 936 1 942 1 922 1 822 1 818
Western Transdanubia region 5 270 5 482 5 495 5 507 5 201 5 153 5 103 5 027 4 871
Baranya county 1 974 1 939 1 962 1 969 1 988 2 044 2 030 2 024 2 001
Somogy county 2 205 2 207 2 165 2 103 2 100 2 064 2 063 2 049 2 013
Tolna county 1 358 1 325 1 293 1 318 1 257 1 315 1 292 1 298 1 278
Southern Transdanubia region 5 536 5 471 5 420 5 390 5 345 5 423 5 385 5 371 5 292
Transdanubia large region 16 748 16 865 16 850 16 862 16 491 16 422 16 241 15 974 15 542
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 3 339 3 376 3 444 3 437 3 541 3 718 3 737 3 711 3 599
Heves county 1 458 1 449 1 456 1 461 1 443 1 414 1 427 1 406 1 367
Nógrád county 1 253 1 214 1 203 1 218 1 261 1 368 1 377 1 370 1 347
Northern Hungary region 6 050 6 039 6 103 6 116 6 245 6 499 6 541 6 487 6 313
Hajdú-Bihar county 1 913 1 897 1 901 1 906 1 925 1 911 1 891 1 873 1 836
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 2 477 2 460 2 394 2 385 2 364 2 508 2 418 2 213 2 113
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 2 660 2 645 2 619 2 559 2 607 3 044 3 104 3 381 3 187
Northern Great Plain region 7 050 7 002 6 914 6 850 6 896 7 464 7 413 7 467 7 136
Bács-Kiskun county 2 692 2 636 2 632 2 611 2 489 2 431 2 419 2 374 2 326
Békés county 1 658 1 678 1 650 1 672 1 766 1 598 1 588 1 592 1 562
Csongrád county 2 208 2 093 2 108 2 076 2 202 2 180 2 190 2 104 2 086
Southern Great Plain region 6 558 6 407 6 390 6 359 6 457 6 209 6 197 6 070 5 974
Great Plain and North large region 19 659 19 448 19 406 19 325 19 598 20 172 20 151 20 024 19 423
Total country 43 946 43 806 43 811 43 729 43 656 44 211 44 056 45 129 42 737
Number of library units lent, thousands
Budapest capital, regiona 4 944 4 762 4 605 4 394 4 301 4 193 3 930 3 745 3 749
Pest county, regionb 2 593 2 692 2 687 2 716 2 603 2 578 2 677 2 584 2 525
Central Hungary large regionc 7 537 7 454 7 292 7 110 6 904 6 771 6 607 6 329 6 274
Fejér county 1 116 1 108 1 019 957 900 888 889 875 837
Komárom-Esztergom county 617 614 603 593 554 547 541 525 496
Veszprém county 1 002 1 014 1 024 959 795 857 864 841 843
Central Transdanubia region 2 735 2 736 2 646 2 509 2 249 2 292 2 294 2 241 2 176
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 1 097 1 104 1 239 1 102 983 905 919 868 845
Vas county 1 000 1 020 998 988 955 958 964 954 910
Zala county 975 983 892 860 855 883 823 759 739
Western Transdanubia region 3 072 3 107 3 129 2 950 2 793 2 746 2 706 2 581 2 494
Baranya county 1 053 784 825 822 784 769 759 760 786
Somogy county 1 011 983 878 854 811 741 708 697 633
Tolna county 491 495 516 473 452 417 408 417 390
Southern Transdanubia region 2 556 2 262 2 219 2 149 2 047 1 927 1 875 1 874 1 809
Transdanubia large region 8 363 8 105 7 995 7 608 7 089 6 965 6 875 6 696 6 479
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 2 149 1 993 2 015 1 748 1 620 1 824 1 863 1 838 1 747
Heves county 763 783 812 709 722 620 571 540 487
Nógrád county 420 387 386 396 376 380 347 297 300
Northern Hungary region 3 331 3 163 3 213 2 853 2 718 2 825 2 781 2 675 2 534
Hajdú-Bihar county 1 618 1 639 1 615 1 556 1 477 1 421 1 397 1 344 1 148
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 1 343 1 347 1 326 1 250 1 125 1 153 1 030 1 023 931
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 1 244 1 261 1 228 1 049 980 1 056 1 029 834 885
Northern Great Plain region 4 205 4 247 4 169 3 855 3 582 3 630 3 456 3 201 2 964
Bács-Kiskun county 1 455 1 475 1 434 1 199 1 250 1 245 1 210 1 198 1 134
Békés county 847 858 908 854 728 663 667 658 598
Csongrád county 1 205 1 225 1 189 1 118 1 098 1 023 935 1 096 1 013
Southern Great Plain region 3 508 3 558 3 531 3 171 3 076 2 932 2 812 2 952 2 745
Great Plain and North large region 11 044 10 968 10 913 9 879 9 376 9 387 9 049 8 828 8 243
Total country 26 943 26 527 26 199 24 597 23 369 23 123 22 531 21 853 20 996
Number of registered users in public libraries, thousand
Budapest capital, regiona 299 303 310 303 312 313 300 333 328
Pest county, regionb 137 145 146 147 144 144 144 145 148
Central Hungary large regionc 436 448 456 450 456 457 444 478 476
Fejér county 56 56 53 52 50 49 49 46 46
Komárom-Esztergom county 32 34 35 35 32 31 31 34 31
Veszprém county 62 63 66 62 56 61 62 62 61
Central Transdanubia region 151 153 154 149 138 141 142 142 138
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 81 86 63 62 55 52 51 51 49
Vas county 42 41 46 43 42 40 40 41 40
Zala county 51 46 52 51 51 49 49 48 47
Western Transdanubia region 173 173 161 156 148 142 140 140 136
Baranya county 50 44 53 53 52 53 52 51 50
Somogy county 55 52 50 50 47 46 47 46 46
Tolna county 30 30 29 31 30 28 27 26 24
Southern Transdanubia region 135 126 132 134 129 127 126 123 120
Transdanubia large region 459 452 447 439 415 409 408 405 394
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 103 117 123 107 106 113 111 116 116
Heves county 40 47 49 49 53 54 56 59 56
Nógrád county 33 33 36 37 39 49 28 27 26
Northern Hungary region 177 197 208 193 198 217 195 202 198
Hajdú-Bihar county 74 78 73 69 66 67 69 66 60
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 67 69 68 66 64 69 59 59 58
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 72 74 73 68 67 69 67 68 68
Northern Great Plain region 213 221 214 203 197 205 195 193 186
Bács-Kiskun county 89 92 95 95 100 98 101 101 99
Békés county 58 57 58 58 55 56 55 51 52
Csongrád county 76 73 84 82 85 84 84 84 77
Southern Great Plain region 223 222 237 235 240 239 240 236 228
Great Plain and North large region 613 639 658 631 635 661 630 631 612
Total country 1 509 1 540 1 561 1 520 1 506 1 527 1 482 1 514 1 482
*Data on operating libraries.  aPlanning and statistical region and capital according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly capital.  bPlanning and statistical region and county according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly county.  cStatistical large region according to the territorial code system in force since 1 January 2018, formerly planning and statistical region and statistical large region. 

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