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

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Name Level 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
of territorial units
Number of service units
Budapest capital, regiona 73 70 71 69 .. 61 56 56 53
Pest county, regionb 191 188 187 183 .. 202 201 202 188
Central Hungary large regionc 264 258 258 252 .. 263 257 258 241
Fejér county 112 109 109 116 .. 121 120 120 115
Komárom-Esztergom county 87 85 85 87 .. 87 87 86 81
Veszprém county 241 242 240 238 .. 237 242 239 226
Central Transdanubia region 440 436 434 441 .. 445 449 445 422
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 218 220 194 193 .. 192 193 193 188
Vas county 224 228 227 229 .. 236 235 232 229
Zala county 273 274 275 277 .. 275 274 276 271
Western Transdanubia region 715 722 696 699 .. 703 702 701 688
Baranya county 251 292 292 311 .. 317 315 316 311
Somogy county 264 248 247 247 .. 357 258 254 250
Tolna county 117 117 116 119 .. 119 125 125 112
Southern Transdanubia region 632 657 655 677 .. 793 698 695 673
Transdanubia large region 1 787 1 815 1 785 1 817 .. 1 941 1 849 1 841 1 783
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 373 360 359 397 .. 377 381 380 369
Heves county 176 186 125 194 .. 209 219 130 125
Nógrád county 124 125 127 133 .. 140 139 134 135
Northern Hungary region 673 671 611 724 .. 726 739 644 629
Hajdú-Bihar county 102 101 100 100 .. 102 101 101 100
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 127 131 98 98 .. 103 100 98 88
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 211 206 194 194 .. 232 232 212 235
Northern Great Plain region 440 438 392 392 .. 437 433 411 423
Bács-Kiskun county 124 125 124 130 .. 131 131 130 130
Békés county 87 94 85 82 .. 81 82 82 82
Csongrád county 99 100 100 125 .. 92 83 84 73
Southern Great Plain region 310 319 309 337 .. 304 296 296 285
Great Plain and North large region 1 423 1 428 1 312 1 453 .. 1 467 1 468 1 351 1 337
Total country 3 474 3 501 3 355 3 522 .. 3 671 3 574 3 450 3 361
Library units, thousand
Budapest capital, regiona 3 456 3 483 3 490 3 478 3 476 3 453 4 934 3 583 3 722
Pest county, regionb 4 036 4 072 4 052 4 088 4 142 4 211 4 197 4 189 4 141
Central Hungary large regionc 7 492 7 555 7 542 7 566 7 618 7 664 9 131 7 772 7 863
Fejér county 2 044 2 064 2 041 2 017 2 044 2 027 1 979 1 935 1 926
Komárom-Esztergom county 1 588 1 588 1 541 1 533 1 552 1 510 1 437 1 377 1 462
Veszprém county 2 281 2 283 2 383 2 395 2 249 2 216 2 160 2 067 1 978
Central Transdanubia region 5 913 5 935 5 965 5 945 5 845 5 753 5 576 5 379 5 366
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 2 222 2 146 2 169 2 015 1 926 1 881 1 842 1 745 1 719
Vas county 1 282 1 379 1 385 1 250 1 285 1 300 1 363 1 308 1 329
Zala county 1 978 1 970 1 953 1 936 1 942 1 922 1 822 1 818 1 785
Western Transdanubia region 5 482 5 495 5 507 5 201 5 153 5 103 5 027 4 871 4 833
Baranya county 1 939 1 962 1 969 1 988 2 044 2 030 2 024 2 001 1 980
Somogy county 2 207 2 165 2 103 2 100 2 064 2 063 2 049 2 013 1 973
Tolna county 1 325 1 293 1 318 1 257 1 315 1 292 1 298 1 278 1 266
Southern Transdanubia region 5 471 5 420 5 390 5 345 5 423 5 385 5 371 5 292 5 220
Transdanubia large region 16 865 16 850 16 862 16 491 16 422 16 241 15 974 15 542 15 419
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 3 376 3 444 3 437 3 541 3 718 3 737 3 711 3 599 3 592
Heves county 1 449 1 456 1 461 1 443 1 414 1 427 1 406 1 367 1 359
Nógrád county 1 214 1 203 1 218 1 261 1 368 1 377 1 370 1 347 1 347
Northern Hungary region 6 039 6 103 6 116 6 245 6 499 6 541 6 487 6 313 6 298
Hajdú-Bihar county 1 897 1 901 1 906 1 925 1 911 1 891 1 873 1 836 1 814
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 2 460 2 394 2 385 2 364 2 508 2 418 2 213 2 113 2 056
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 2 645 2 619 2 559 2 607 3 044 3 104 3 381 3 187 3 015
Northern Great Plain region 7 002 6 914 6 850 6 896 7 464 7 413 7 467 7 136 6 885
Bács-Kiskun county 2 636 2 632 2 611 2 489 2 431 2 419 2 374 2 326 2 303
Békés county 1 678 1 650 1 672 1 766 1 598 1 588 1 592 1 562 1 480
Csongrád county 2 093 2 108 2 076 2 202 2 180 2 190 2 104 2 086 2 077
Southern Great Plain region 6 407 6 390 6 359 6 457 6 209 6 197 6 070 5 974 5 860
Great Plain and North large region 19 448 19 406 19 325 19 598 20 172 20 151 20 024 19 423 19 044
Total country 43 806 43 811 43 729 43 656 44 211 44 056 45 129 42 737 42 326
Number of library units lent, thousands
Budapest capital, regiona 4 762 4 605 4 394 4 301 4 193 3 930 3 745 3 749 3 533
Pest county, regionb 2 692 2 687 2 716 2 603 2 578 2 677 2 584 2 525 2 456
Central Hungary large regionc 7 454 7 292 7 110 6 904 6 771 6 607 6 329 6 274 5 988
Fejér county 1 108 1 019 957 900 888 889 875 837 803
Komárom-Esztergom county 614 603 593 554 547 541 525 496 461
Veszprém county 1 014 1 024 959 795 857 864 841 843 736
Central Transdanubia region 2 736 2 646 2 509 2 249 2 292 2 294 2 241 2 176 2 001
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 1 104 1 239 1 102 983 905 919 868 845 814
Vas county 1 020 998 988 955 958 964 954 910 910
Zala county 983 892 860 855 883 823 759 739 683
Western Transdanubia region 3 107 3 129 2 950 2 793 2 746 2 706 2 581 2 494 2 407
Baranya county 784 825 822 784 769 759 760 786 668
Somogy county 983 878 854 811 741 708 697 633 592
Tolna county 495 516 473 452 417 408 417 390 467
Southern Transdanubia region 2 262 2 219 2 149 2 047 1 927 1 875 1 874 1 809 1 727
Transdanubia large region 8 105 7 995 7 608 7 089 6 965 6 875 6 696 6 479 6 135
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 1 993 2 015 1 748 1 620 1 824 1 863 1 838 1 747 1 729
Heves county 783 812 709 722 620 571 540 487 486
Nógrád county 387 386 396 376 380 347 297 300 269
Northern Hungary region 3 163 3 213 2 853 2 718 2 825 2 781 2 675 2 534 2 484
Hajdú-Bihar county 1 639 1 615 1 556 1 477 1 421 1 397 1 344 1 148 978
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 1 347 1 326 1 250 1 125 1 153 1 030 1 023 931 828
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 1 261 1 228 1 049 980 1 056 1 029 834 885 826
Northern Great Plain region 4 247 4 169 3 855 3 582 3 630 3 456 3 201 2 964 2 633
Bács-Kiskun county 1 475 1 434 1 199 1 250 1 245 1 210 1 198 1 134 1 090
Békés county 858 908 854 728 663 667 658 598 555
Csongrád county 1 225 1 189 1 118 1 098 1 023 935 1 096 1 013 963
Southern Great Plain region 3 558 3 531 3 171 3 076 2 932 2 812 2 952 2 745 2 608
Great Plain and North large region 10 968 10 913 9 879 9 376 9 387 9 049 8 828 8 243 7 725
Total country 26 527 26 199 24 597 23 369 23 123 22 531 21 853 20 996 19 849
Number of registered users in public libraries, thousand
Budapest capital, regiona 303 310 303 312 313 300 333 328 313
Pest county, regionb 145 146 147 144 144 144 145 148 142
Central Hungary large regionc 448 456 450 456 457 444 478 476 455
Fejér county 56 53 52 50 49 49 46 46 44
Komárom-Esztergom county 34 35 35 32 31 31 34 31 31
Veszprém county 63 66 62 56 61 62 62 61 64
Central Transdanubia region 153 154 149 138 141 142 142 138 139
Győr-Moson-Sopron county 86 63 62 55 52 51 51 49 48
Vas county 41 46 43 42 40 40 41 40 40
Zala county 46 52 51 51 49 49 48 47 46
Western Transdanubia region 173 161 156 148 142 140 140 136 134
Baranya county 44 53 53 52 53 52 51 50 47
Somogy county 52 50 50 47 46 47 46 46 45
Tolna county 30 29 31 30 28 27 26 24 23
Southern Transdanubia region 126 132 134 129 127 126 123 120 115
Transdanubia large region 452 447 439 415 409 408 405 394 388
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county 117 123 107 106 113 111 116 116 119
Heves county 47 49 49 53 54 56 59 56 58
Nógrád county 33 36 37 39 49 28 27 26 25
Northern Hungary region 197 208 193 198 217 195 202 198 202
Hajdú-Bihar county 78 73 69 66 67 69 66 60 54
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county 69 68 66 64 69 59 59 58 51
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county 74 73 68 67 69 67 68 68 68
Northern Great Plain region 221 214 203 197 205 195 193 186 173
Bács-Kiskun county 92 95 95 100 98 101 101 99 99
Békés county 57 58 58 55 56 55 51 52 49
Csongrád county 73 84 82 85 84 84 84 77 74
Southern Great Plain region 222 237 235 240 239 240 236 228 222
Great Plain and North large region 639 658 631 635 661 630 631 612 598
Total country 1 540 1 561 1 520 1 506 1 527 1 482 1 514 1 482 1 440
*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.  Preliminary data 

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