Key Figures

  2015 2016 +/-%
Swiss literary output      
Books published in Switzerland 12'208 11'134 -8,8%
Non-commercial publications 5'550 5'400 -2,7%
       
Collection     
     
Collections holdings, publications (in million units) 4,50 4,60 +1,9%
Collections holdings - Prints and Drawings Department: Federal Archives of Historic Monuments (in million units, estimates) 1.2 1.2 0,0%
Collections holdings - Prints and Drawings Department (excluding Federal Archives of Historic Monuments), individual collections 80  81 0,0%
Swiss Literary Archives, archives and literary estates1
353  369  +4,5%
Swiss National Sound Archives, growth in audio carriers n.a. 5'544 -
Swiss National Sound Archives, number of collections n.a. 155 -
Helveticat, total bibliographic records 1'653'752 1'707'996 +3.3%
HelveticArchives, total records 446'371 515'935 +15,6%
Swiss Poster Catalogue, total bibliographic records 80'105 84'252 +5,2%
Swiss Literary Archives, online archive inventories 150 167 +11,3%
Swiss National Sound Archives, growth in records on audio carriers n.a. 8'120 -
       
User services      
Active users 6'247 6'187 -1,0%
Individual loans (loaned documents) 69'605 76'475 +9,9%
Information retrievals 20'075 21'035 +4,8%
Number of visits to www.nb.admin.ch 515'249 527'464 -2,3%
Number of page views to www.fonoteca.ch2     
n.a. 1'220'029 -
Number of visitors at exhibitions, guided tours, events, training sessions 
18'109 16'976 -6,3%
       
Ressources      
Employees (full time equivalents, annual average)3  
126,0 145,7 +15,6%
Operating expenses (in millions of CHF)3            
36,2 37,7 +4,1%
Operating income (in millions of CHF)3  
0,3 0,8 +166,7%
Swiss National Sounds Archives subsidy (in millions of CHF) 1,6 0,0 -

1 Number of collections listed in the Index of manuscript collections held in libraries and archives in Switzerland
2 incl. catalogue
3 Integration of Swiss National Sound Archives

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