Publicly Available Statistics

The CAUL statistics include data on collections, staffing, expenditures, library services, and library and university characteristics for all Australian and New Zealand university libraries. Publicly accessible data is available on the CAUL website. The current five years is embargoed, but may be made available to individuals or organisations upon receipt of the Statistics Request Form. A complete set of CAUL Stastics from 1969 to 2011 is available in the tables below.

University population data is available from the Department of Education website.

Statistics Request Form

This form must be completed and submitted to CAUL before any data request can be assessed or data provided. CAUL will consider your data request and endeavour to provide a response within 15 working days, depending on the nature of the request and/or CAUL’s operational requirements. A CAUL representative will contact you if more information or time is required to provide a response. Please note that a request does not automatically mean you will receive the data. Some information may be restricted and unable to be shared. If this is the case, a reason outlining the decision will be provided.

Statistics - 1969 to 2012

A complete set of CAUL/CONZUL statistics for prior years includes data on collections, staffing, expenditures, library services, and library and university characteristics for all Australian and New Zealand university libraries.

Statistics 2012 - 1996

2012 Statistics
Full 2012 data set, available from  Online Statistics site, for interactive retrieval
CAUL/CONZUL Statistics 2012 - CAVAL report on collection
CAUL/CONZUL 2012 rankings tables - Excel format 
ULA 2012 Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA 2012 Reports - Full data from universities

2003 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Instructions for completing the statistical return
Deemed list 2003
2011 Statistics
Full 2011 data set, available from Online Statistics site
CAUL/CONZUL Statistics 2011 - CAVAL report on collection
ULA 2011 Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA 2011 Reports - Full data from universities
2002 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Instructions for completing the statistical return
Deemed list 2002
2010 Statistics
Full 2010 data set, also available from Online Statistics site
CAUL/CONZUL Statistics 2010 - CAVAL report on collection
ULA 2010 Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA 2010 Reports - Full data from universities
2001 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Instructions for completing the statistical return
Deemed list 2001
2009 Statistics
Full 2009 data set
CAUL/CONZUL Statistics 2009 - CAVAL report on collection
ULA 2009 Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA 2009 Reports - Full data from universities
2000 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Instructions for completing the statistical return
Deemed list 2000
2008 Statistics
Full 2008 data set
CAUL Statistics 2008: CAVAL report on collection
ULA 2008 Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA 2008 Reports - Full data from universities
1999 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Instructions for completing the statistical return
2007 Statistics
Full data set
CAUL Statistics 2007: CAVAL report on collection
ULA Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA Reports - Full data from universities
1998 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
2006 Statistics
Full data set
CAUL Statistics 2006: CAVAL report on collection
ULA Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA Reports - Full data from universities
1997 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
2005 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Deemed list 2005
ULA Statistics Reports (summaries)
ULA Reports - Full data from universities
1996 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
2004 Statistics
Full data set
Data for publication in AARL
Rankings table for selected ratios
Commentary on data collection
Deemed list 2004
 

 

 

Author Feona Abercrombie
Last modified 8 October 2018