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Statistics on Latvian libraries collected, published and analysed by the Library Development Centre of the National Library of Latvia. Statistical information is published in Latvian Cultural data portal.

Latvian libraries in 2020

According to statistical data of the Latvian Cultural data portal in the end of 2020 in Latvia were 1505 libraries:

  • 1 national library (National Library of Latvia);
  • 48 libraries of higher education institutions;
  • 22 special libraries;
  • 770 public libraries;
  • 664 libraries of education institutions.

Oficial statistics on Latvian libraries 2017-2020 (XLSX)


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