Data Year 2012 Statistical Totals

2012 statistical totals are based on data gathered from 271 New Jersey public libraries that completed the Data Year 2012 Annual Survey.

Income  
Local Government Revenue
$447,928,340
State Government Revenue
$3,623,028
Federal Government Revenue
$785,548
Capital Revenue
$28,252,508
Expenditures  
Salaries & Wages Expenditures
$227,972,929
Employee Benefits Expenditures
$94,137,136
Print Materials Expenditures
$28,352,987
Electronic Materials Expenditures
$5,543,942
Other Materials Expenditures
$8,222,252
Total Capital Expenditures
$20,236,743
Collections  
Total Print Materials
28,826,399
Total Audio Materials
1,993,308
Total E-books
1,623,060
Total Databases
11,961
Total non-Statewide Databases 3,831
Total Volumes
34,593,742
Total Titles
15,249,152
Circulation  
Adult Circulation
36,689,979
Children’s Circulation
23,867,370
Total Circulation
60,557,349
Non-print Circulation Percentage
27.12%
Electronic Material Circulation Percentage
1.84%
Children’s Circulation Percentage 39.41%
Library Services  
Attendance
47,038,579
Reference Transactions
7,733,503
Summer Reading Participants
158,347
Summer Reading Books Read
3,237,392
Children’s programs
86,681
Young Adult Programs
14,924
Adult Programs
56,816
Children’s Programs Attendance
1,825,721
Young Adult Programs Attendance
171,506
Adult Programs Attendance
1,011,727
Registered Borrowers 4,642,024
Computers with Internet Access
7,660
Public Internet Uses
10,651,930