The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Justice Committee for the purposes of the Draft Budget Consultation Period.
The report overleaf shows recent performance on these indicators as at 14 December 2017.
The hyperlinks take you to the Scotland Performs website for the latest information on each indicator.
Improve children’s services
Reduce crime victimisation rates
Increase the proportion of young people in learning, training or work
Reduce the number of individuals with problem drug use
Reduce reconviction rates
Improve the responsiveness of public services
Reduce children’s deprivation
Improve people’s perceptions of their neighbourhood
Improve people’s perceptions about the crime rate in their area
Reduce deaths on Scotland’s roads
Reduce the proportion of individuals living in poverty
More local authorities received positive evaluations in child protection inspections in the latest period (2009-2012) than in the previous period (2006-2009).
The percentage of people who have been a victim of crime remains on a downward trend.
The percentage of 16-19 year olds participating in education, training or employment increased between 2015/16 and 2016/17.
The estimated number of individuals with problem drug use increased between 2006 and 2012 although recent increases are small and not statistically significant.
Average reconvictions per offender remained broadly stable between 2013- 14 and 2014-15. However, this continues to follow a long term downward trend.
The percentage of people who agree that they can influence decisions affecting their local area has increased since 2007.
The percentage of children living in material deprivation remained stable between 2014/15 and 2015/16. In 2010/11, there was a change to the questions asked in the survey.
The percentage of people who rated their neighbourhood as a very good place to live increased between 2006 and 2011, but has remained stable since.
The percentage of people who perceive crime to have stayed the same or reduced in their area decreased in 2014/15. However, this number has risen continuously since 2003.
The number of people killed on Scotland’s roads has fluctuated in recent years. However, this continues to follow a long term downward trend.
The proportion of people living in relative poverty increased in 2015/16 and has fluctuated since 2009/10.