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Alaska Public Library Statistics: FY1987 - Date

Alaska Public Library Statistics from FY1987 to present.


Alaska's public libraries file an annual report each year with the Alaska State Library in order to remain eligible for the annual public library assistance grant. The state data from these annual reports is published as spreadsheets [Excel]. The Excel spreadsheets include the entire data set collected annually.

This data is submitted each year to the Public Libraries in the United States Survey, which compiles data from over 9,000 public libraries located in every state. The National Center for Education Statistics operated this program from 1989 to 2007. The Institute of Museum and Library Services became responsible for this program in late 2007. The national data is recorded in the publication Public Libraries in the United States Survey, as well as the data tables found on this page.

The purpose for the public libraries statistics program states: "Public libraries across the nation fill important educational, informational, economic, cultural, and recreational needs of the people they serve. Their continuing ability to fill these needs is essential to the life of the nation. Reliable, consistent public library statistics will provide both the basis for effective management and a continuing assessment of the status of public libraries."

Legal Service Area numbers were developed by referencing Alaska Population Estimates from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Research and Analysis section.  For a map of public libraries who have submitted an annual report visit here.

Annual Data, FY1987-Date

These annual spreadsheets (XSLX) and Comma Separated Values (CSV) files include data for every question asked on the annual report form sent to every Alaska public library. The annual report form asks questions that are sent to every public library in the country as part of the national public library statistics program described above; the form also asks questions that are collected on a statewide basis alone.

Annual raw data
Fiscal Year (FY) Speadsheet CSV
2022 FY 2022 [XLSX, 99kb] FY 2022 [CSV, 77kb]
2021 FY 2021 [XLSX, 97kb] FY 2021 [CSV, 77kb]
2020 FY 2020 [XLSX, 216kb] FY 2020 [CSV, 100kb]
2019 FY 2019 [XLSX, 103kb] FY 2019 [CSV, 72kb]
2018 FY 2018 [XLSX, 110kb] FY 2018 [CSV, 86kb]
2017 FY 2017 [XLSX, 112kb] FY 2017 [CSV, 89kb]
2016 FY 2016 [XLSX, 105kb] FY 2016 [CSV, 77kb]
2015 FY 2015 [XLSX, 103kb] FY 2015 [CSV, 101kb]
2014 FY 2014 [XLSX, 114] FY 2014 [XLSX, 114]
2013 FY 2014 [XLSX, 114] FY 2013 [CSV, 108kb]
2012 FY 2012 [XLSX, 124kb] FY 2012 [CSV, 115kb]
2011 FY 2011 [XLSX, 102kb] FY 2011 [CSV, 82kb]
2010 FY 2010 [XLXS, 105kb] FY 2010 [CSV, 113kb]
2009 FY 2009 [XLSX, 126kb] FY 2009 [CSV, 78kb]
2008 FY 2008 [XLSX, 213kb] FY 2008 [CSV, 185kb]
2007 FY 2007 [XLSX, 92kb] FY 2007 [CSV, 68kb]
2006 FY 2006 [XLSX, 99kb] FY 2006 [CSV, 103kb]
2005 FY 2005 [XLSX, 394kb] FY 2005 [CSV, 253kb]
2004 FY 2004 [CSV, 391kb] FY 2004 [CSV, 391kb]
2003 FY 2003 [XLSX, 95kb] FY 2003 [CSV, 71kb]
2002 FY 2002 [XLSX, 103kb] FY 2002 [CSV, 239kb]
2001 FY 2001 [XLSX, 96kb] FY 2001 [CSV, 68kb]
2000 FY 2000 [XLSX, 95kb] FY 2000 [CSV, 110kb]
1999 FY 1999 [XLSX, 195kb] FY 1999 [CSV, 7Mb]
1998 FY 1998 [XLSX, 59kb] FY 1998 [CSV, 45kb]
1997 FY 1997 [XLSX, 55kb] FY 1997 [CSV, 48kb]
1996 FY 1996 [XLSX, 53kb] FY 1996 [CSV, 43kb]
1995 FY 1995 [XLSX, 52kb] FY 1995 [CSV, 33kb]
1994 FY 1994 [XLSX, 51kb] FY 1994 [CSV, 30kb]
1993 FY 1993 [XLSX, 118kb] FY 1993 [CSV, 118kb]
1992 FY 1992 [XLSX, 80kb] FY 1992 [CSV, 38kb]
1991 FY 1991 [XLSX, 47kb] FY 1991 [CSV, 42kb)
1990 FY 1990 [XLSX, 46kb] FY 1990 [CSV, 40kb]
1989 FY 1989 [XLSX, 49kb] FY 1989 [CSV, 42kb]
1988 FY 1988 [XLSX, 72kb] FY 1988 [CSV, 41kb]
1987 FY 1987 [XLSX, 45kb] FY 1987 [CSV, 24kb]

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