Year National and country-wide research librariesa Public librariesb Other research and workplace librariesc School libraries Libraries per one hundred thousand inhabitants
librariesd library stock, thousand units registered readers, thousand on-the-spot usage, thousand units remote usage (telephone, fax, e-mail, OPAC and website) thousand units library units borrowed, thousand librariesd library stock, thousand units library units lent per thousand inhabitants registered readers, thousand on-the-spot usage, thousand units remote usage (telephone, fax, e-mail, OPAC and website) thousand units library units borrowed, thousand librariesd library stock, thousand units registered readers, thousand on-the-spot usage, thousand units remote usage (telephone, fax, e-mail, OPAC and website) thousand units library units borrowed, thousand libraries library stock, thousand units library units borrowed, thousand
1990 121 31,155 203 .. .. 8,505 4,179 40,925 3,462 1,486 .. .. 35,915 3,171 10,711 370 .. .. 6,709 3,882 28,897 6,521 109
1991 .. .. .. .. .. .. 4,008 40,992 3,468 1,463 .. .. 35,979 2,577 9,372 301 .. .. 5,764 3,840 25,379 6,417 101
1992 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,870 41,316 3,534 1,418 .. .. 36,634 1,978 8,309 228 .. .. 4,851 3,792 31,495 7,846 93
1993 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,794 41,661 3,525 1,425 .. .. 36,480 1,470 7,441 184 .. .. 4,026 3,846 31,187 8,117 88
1994 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,723 41,846 3,653 1,428 .. .. 37,764 1,004 6,012 156 .. .. 3,426 3,793 44,508 8,102 82
1995 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,648 41,958 3,602 1,382 .. .. 37,175 820 5,169 138 .. .. 2,944 3,783 33,556 8,014 80
1996 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,517 41,813 3,532 1,320 .. .. 36,388 731 4,456 110 .. .. 2,555 3,775 35,852 8,491 78
1997 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,450 42,069 3,545 1,320 .. .. 36,446 642 4,929 110 .. .. 2,298 3,936 36,738 9,859 78
1998 .. .. .. .. .. .. 3,315 43,717 3,434 1,350 .. .. 35,210 593 3,188 95 .. .. 2,011 3,981 37,925 9,231 77
1999
11e
14,079 85 .. .. 409 3,273 43,356 3,414 1,364 .. .. 34,900 513 2,892 93 .. .. 1,814 4,095 39,413 9,142 77
2000 27 13,709 84 .. .. 302 3,132 43,906 3,378 1,357 .. .. 34,494 1,201 44,730 425 .. .. 6,565
4,280f
40,200f
9,890f
85
2001 19 12,904 68 .. .. 190 3,430 45,617 3,438 1,416 .. .. 35,021 1,450 47,166 510 .. .. 7,286 4,464 42,564 10,962 92
2002 19 13,070 66 .. .. 219 3,200 44,907 3,385 1,425 .. .. 34,390 1,313 50,742 527 .. .. 7,473 4,554 43,475 9,459 89
2003 25 13,596 65 .. .. 242 3,209 45,031 3,313 1,487 .. .. 33,556 1,573 53,015 586 .. .. 7,736 4,521 44,517 9,917 92
2004 24 13,665 88 .. .. 231 3,192 45,058 3,174 1,452 .. .. 32,082 1,657 54,099 649 .. .. 7,612 4,438 45,511 9,575 92
2005 17 13,766 88 .. .. 203 3,230 45,048 3,049 1,454 .. .. 30,755 1,591 55,921 714 .. .. 7,742 4,347 47,298 9,935 91
2006 15 14,236 79 .. ..
787g
2,574 42,902 2,962 1,489 .. .. 29,835 1,302 40,284 747 .. .. 7,458 4,275 49,475 10,035 81
2007 15 14,398 84 .. .. 535 2,965 41,677 2,702 1,404 .. .. 27,168 1,181 44,052 731 .. .. 6,387 3,685 49,277 8,953 78
2008 12 14,547 88 .. .. 648 3,327 42,621 2,616 1,430 .. .. 26,260 897 41,076 755 .. .. 6,196 3,464 48,679 9,141 77
2009 13 14,700 48 .. .. 1,051 3,587 43,946 2,688 1,509 .. .. 26,943 852 41,713 721 .. .. 5,818 3,364 50,761 8,970 78
2010 13 14,855 56 .. .. 833 3,474 43,806 2,653 1,540 .. .. 26,527 903 41,811 738 .. .. 5,706 3,305 51,981 9,107 77
2011 13 15,019 51 .. .. 784 3,501 43,811 2,627 1,561 .. .. 26,199 901 41,958 758 .. .. 5,341 3,193 51,545 8,793 76
2012 13 17,442 66 .. .. 1,098 3,355 43,729 2,479 1,520 .. .. 24,597 900 39,805 727 .. .. 4,790 3,135 51,524 8,475 75
2013 12 17,679 67 .. .. 911 3,522 43,656 2,362 1,506 .. .. 23,369 880 39,537 721 .. .. 4,356 3,166 49,788 7,897 76
2014 13 17,708 63 .. .. 847 3,874 44,211 2,344 1,527 .. .. 23,123 785 39,559 752 .. .. 4,444 3,207 50,682 7,771 80
2015 13 17,786 62 396 27,627 784 3,671 44,056 2,290 1,482 18,159 30,016 22,531 746 40,925 760 5,738 30,511 4,103 2,956 51,323 6,767 75
2016 12 17,333 60 411 23,111 611 3,574 45,129 2,227 1,514 15,479 34,131 21,853 802 40,286 637 5,557 36,572 3,804 2,948 51,864 7,253 75
2017 12 16,644 59 396 23,929 564 3,450 42,737 2,145 1,482 14,926 34,852 20,996 812 39,424 546 5,159 39,150 2,794 2,972 53,427 7,907 74
2018 13 16,852 58 415 26,871 667 3,499 42,345 2,031 1,440 14,305 33,837 19,847
529e
39,109 488 5,167 53,551 2,576 2,966 56,122 7,829 72
2019 12 16,863 52 310 26,458 784
3,350h
40,432 2,023 1,379 22,847 34,155 19,768
476e
38,831 464 2,846 24,133 2,363 2,964 58,176 7,583 70

Footnotes

a
The cultural minister's instruction contains the data of the scientific libraries with a general national character in 1990.
b
Contains public libraries what a local government maintains until 1999.
c
Contains public libraries what a work-place and trade union maintains until 1999.
d
Number of service units.
e
Number of independent libraries.
f
Estimated data.
g
Including documents lent incide library.
h
Number of independent libraries including member institutes of Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library.
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