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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/04/2004   
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In November 1997, libraries were perceived by 94% of Tasmanians to be very important or important to the community. In addition, 93% of Tasmanians were in favour of some financial support for libraries being provided by Government. Tasmanian libraries range from public libraries, academic libraries, school and college libraries to special and corporate libraries (Public Attitudes to the Arts, Australia (Cat. no. 4157.0)).

In the year ending April 1999 in Tasmania, the highest attendance rates for libraries occurred in the 15-17 age group (47.4%) and the second highest in the 35-44 age group (46.0%).

By Age, Tasmania - Year Ending April 1999
Graph showing the highest attendance rates at libraries by Tasmanians during the year ending 1999 occurred in the 15 to 17 age group.

This section contains the following subsection :
        State Library of Tasmania
        Tasmanian Parliamentary Library

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