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Key figures

A number of the key figures were only tracked for the first time as part of the transition to FLAG in 2006. The information on finances is only reliable as of 2006, since the SNL was previously not listed as a separate accounting entity from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture.
Swiss literary output 
2005 
2006 
+/-% 
Books published in Switzerland 
10,128 
11,875 
17.2% 
Non-commercial publications 
5,615 
6,116 
8.9% 
    
Collections 
 
 
 
Collections status (including Prints and Drawings Department) 
3,793,040 
3,853,533 
1.6% 
Records in Helveticat 
1,447,434 
1,481,058 
2.3% 
Swiss Literary Archives, number of archives and estates 
n.a. 
215 
 
Swiss Literary Archives, number of EAD inventories (EAD= Encoded Archival Description) 
25 
34 
36.0% 
    
User services 
 
 
 
Registered users 
18,481 
19,694 
6.6% 
Active users 
4,398 
3,708 
-15.7% 
Direct loans (loaned documents) 
81,304 
83,031 
2.1% 
Retrievals 
21,764 
20,671 
-5.0% 
Number of accesses (unique hosts) to www.snl.admin.ch 
n.a. 
205,603 
 
Exhibitions / Events / Tours / Courses, number of visitors to SNL 
n.a. 
10,226 
 
Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel, visitors 
10,571 
10,309 
-2.5% 
    
Resources 
 
 
 
Full-time employees (yearly average) 
n.a. 
117.9 
 
Gross overall expenses, excluding subsidies 
n.a. 
23.2 mill. CHF 
 
Total income 
n.a. 
0.3 mill. CHF 
 
Net overall expenses, excluding subsidies 
n.a. 
22.9 mill. CHF 
 

Last updated on: 04.05.2007

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