Year Published books Public librariesa Cinema Theatre Museum
number copies, millions stock of public libraries number of registered users visits
thousands
1960 2,972 34.7 11,115 1,627 140,060 6,429 3,640
1961 3,444 40.2 11,553 1,586 135,372 6,269 4,008
1962 3,483 40.4 13,073 1,840 121,849 6,046 4,578
1963 4,109 44.8 14,879 1,962 115,652 5,808 4,366
1964 4,164 44.7 16,577 2,048 111,090 6,077 5,130
1965 3,953 44.8 18,087 2,110 106,046 5,987 5,596
1966 4,660 45.3 19,812 2,197 104,564 5,843 6,081
1967 4,714 47.8 21,255 2,218 96,764 6,120 6,045
1968 4,588 48.0 22,122 2,220 84,472 5,710 6,478
1969 4,513 48.0 23,575 2,209 82,256 5,454 6,788
1970 4,793 47.0 24,716 2,225 79,571 5,591 7,153
1971 5,536 53.4 26,082 2,231 74,745 5,494 7,458
1972 6,648 62.8 27,307 2,253 74,392 5,616 7,881
1973 6,894 63.9 28,194 2,257 73,496 5,688 9,322
1974 7,281 68.8 29,860 2,241 77,868 6,039 10,547
1975 7,730 74.0 31,557 2,211 74,426 6,243 11,943
1976 8,391 89.2 33,135 2,201 73,592 6,296 12,978
1977 8,068 87.4 35,114 2,256 75,961 6,302 14,295
1978 8,556 93.3 36,854 2,248 71,707 6,006 16,292
1979 8,153 92.3 38,632 2,227 68,987 5,948 16,819
1980 8,241 94.7 40,654 2,222 60,718 5,635 16,217
1981 7,910 94.5 42,551 2,224 67,090 5,885 17,395
1982 7,845 95.4 44,610 2,215 70,026 6,133 17,717
1983 7,600 99.4 46,591 2,227 68,900 6,094 18,591
1984 9,128 100.5 48,084 2,249 71,017 5,998 19,200
1985 8,015 88.0 49,406 2,261 70,179 6,072 19,360
1986 8,206 95.6 50,836 2,243 67,929 5,957 19,572
1987 7,804 97.9 51,808 2,207 55,833 5,868 20,066
1988 7,562 99.3 52,578 2,127 50,730 5,717 18,335
1989 7,599 108.4 52,883 2,001 46,519 5,195 16,256
1990 7,464 113.1 40,925 1,486 36,220 4,991 13,977
1991 7,210 91.4 40,992 1,463 21,752 5,094 12,101
1992 7,629 81.0 41,316 1,418 15,228 4,749 10,120
1993 8,458 72.1 41,661 1,425 14,798 4,418 9,318
1994 9,383 70.3 41,846 1,428 15,912 4,140 10,804
1995 8,749 63.0 41,958 1,382 14,040 4,068 9,064
1996 8,835 51.9 41,813 1,320 13,287 3,892 9,888
1997 8,911 45.7 42,069 1,320 16,572 4,075 9,509
1998 10,626 47.0 43,717 1,350 14,577 4,116 10,009
1999 9,731 44.7 43,356 1,364 14,071 4,013 9,714
2000 8,986 35.2 43,906 1,357 14,294 3,938 9,895
2001 8,837 32.6 45,617 1,416 15,704 3,898 9,836
2002 9,990 45.5 44,907 1,425 15,278 4,152 9,775
2003 9,204 32.6 45,031 1,487 13,654 4,198 10,018
2004 11,211 32.0 45,058 1,452 13,604 4,365 11,490
2005 12,898 41.0 45,048 1,454 12,093 4,412 11,335
2006 11,377 38.3 42,902 1,489 11,631 4,156 11,618
2007 13,239 42.6 41,677 1,404 10,910 4,049 11,175
2008 14,447 42.5 42,621 1,430 11,683 4,076 10,180
2009 12,841 36.0 43,946 1,509 10,704 4,488 9,512
2010 12,480 33.6 43,806 1,540 11,113 4,580 9,457
2011 11,821 34.2 43,811 1,561 .. 4,735 8,430
2012 11,645 29.2 43,729 1,520 .. 5,128 8,372
2013 11,388 26.3 43,656 1,506 .. 5,824 9,134
2014 11,555 27.0 44,211 1,527 10,336 6,462 9,557
2015 12,572 28.1 44,056 1,482 12,512 6,736 9,563
2016 12,291 31.3 45,129 1,514 14,293 7,146 10,396
2017 11,857 26.2 42,737 1,482 14,646 8,378 10,782
2018 12,877 30.5 42,345 1,440 15,477 8,628 10,955
2019 13,173 30.3 40,432 1,379 15,111 7,983 11,563
2020 13,824 26.4 .. .. 4,271 4,367 4,395

Footnotes

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Data on operating libraries. Aggregate data of public libraries and public libraries of workplaces together till 1989.
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