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Key Figures

 
 
2010
2011
+/-%
    
Swiss literary output
   
Books published in Switzerland
10'568
10'972
+3.8%
Non-commercial publications
6'078
5'692
-6.4%
    
Collection
   
Collections holdings: publications (in million units)
4.10
4.22
+3.0%
Collections holdings: Federal Archives of Historic Monuments (in million units, estimates)
1.2
1.2
 
Helveticat, total records
1'485'076
1'515'943
+2.1%
HelveticArchives, total records
108'634 
242'019 
+122.8% 
Swiss poster catalogue, total records56'072 61'456 +9.6% 
Swiss Literary Archives:
archives and literary estates1
295
297
+0.7%
Swiss Literary Archives:
online archive inventories
78
88
+12.8%
    
User services
   
Registered users
9'882
11'265
+14.0%
Active users3'697 3'422 -7.4% 
Direct loans (loaned documents)
80'321
71'046
-11.5%
Information retrievals
17'868
17'822
-0.3%
Number of enquiries to online catalogues (sessions)2
353'571
430'820
+21.8%
Number of visits to www.nb.admin.ch (visits)
293'337
367'287
+27.8%
Number of visitors at exhibitions, guided tours, events, training sessions
20'505
19'906
-2.9%
    
Resources
   
Employees (full time equivalents, annual average)
128.1
126.5
-1.2%
Operating expenditures (in millions of CHF)
37.3
37.0
-0.8%
Operating income (in millions of CHF)
0.5
0.5
0.0%
Swiss National Sound Archives subsidy (in millions of CHF)
1.6
1.6
0.0%

1 Number of collections listed in the Index of manuscript collections held in libraries and archives in Switzerland.
2 2011: Helveticat only, 2010: Virtua-based databases Helveticat, Biblio and RP/VZ


Last updated on: 08.05.2012

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