Statistically recorded archives

Sunk -19.3 % compared to 2019

Archives: Shelf meters

861 568
Sunk -0.8 % compared to 2019

Archives: Users

33 268
Sunk -27.0 % compared to 2019


The object of Archival Custody is all written, pictorial and audio material arising from the activities of governmental and non-governmental agencies, but also other institutions, insofar as it is designated for permanent preservation as "archive-worthy" due to its source value. Accordingly, archives are institutions that are concerned with the collection, custody and development of such archival material.

Since the reporting year 2019, the Archive Statistics have been carried out by Statistics Austria as a voluntary survey with annual frequency on the basis of the archive register kept by the Austrian State Archives. The data collected describe structural features of the institutions as well as their use.

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Archives 2020 by federal provinces (table)

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Archive statistics 2020. Compiled on 18th July 2022.

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