The Turkish Statistical Institute has announced the Libraries' Statistics for the year 2019.
According to ECI public relations quoting The Turkish Statistical Institute, during the last year, one national library, 1,182 public libraries, 610 university libraries, 30,618 libraries of educational organizations, making a total of 32,411 libraries, were opened across the country.
A total of 137,014 people are members of National libraries while public libraries have 3,955,908 members, and university libraries have 3,568,073 one.
Moreover, a total of 1,443,751 books were available at national libraries while other resources available at the libraries count to 185, 527.
Compared to the year before, the number of people using national libraries increased by 12.2 percent last year to reach 711,523.