Colorado Public Library Survey Data Definitions
Output Measures
Description: Registration as a Percent of Population, Services per Capita, Evening and Weekend Hours Percentages, and Turnover Rate .
Statistics within this group:

Registration as Percent of Population  The number of registered borrowers divided by the library's total LSA population.

Library Visits per Capita  The number of times an average resident visited the library in one year. The number of visits divided by the LSA population.

Circulation per Capita  The number of materials lent divided by the LSA population.

Evening and Weekend Hours as Percent of Hours Open

Reference Questions per Capita  The number of a library's reference questions per year divided by the LSA population.

Turnover Rate (Physical Collection)  The average annual circulation per physical items held. Indicates the intensity of use of the collection.

Program Attendance per 1,000 Served  The total count of all audiences at all library programs per 1000 population in the LSA.