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Scotland Performs Update

Published: 14 Dec 2017
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector, Scottish Budget
ISBN:
9781788514842

Scottish Government performance information

113 page PDF

5.8 MB

113 page PDF

5.8 MB

Contents
Scotland Performs Update
Local Government and Communities Committee

113 page PDF

5.8 MB

Local Government and Communities Committee

Scorecard

The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Local Government and Communities 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.

Performance Improving

Increase the number of businesses

Improve digital infrastructure

Improve children’s services

Reduce crime victimisation rates

Improve access to suitable housing options for those in housing need

Performance Maintaining

Reduce traffic congestion

Increase the proportion of pre-school centres receiving positive inspection reports

Increase the proportion of schools receiving positive inspection reports

Increase the proportion of young people in learning, training or work

Increase physical activity

Improve end of life care

Improve support for people with care needs

Reduce the number of individuals with problem drug use

Reduce reconviction rates

Improve people’s perceptions of the quality of public services

Improve the responsiveness of public services

Reduce children’s deprivation

Increase the number of new homes

Improve people’s perceptions of their neighbourhood

Increase cultural engagement

Improve the state of Scotland’s historic sites

Improve access to local greenspace

Reduce Scotland’s carbon footprint

Increase the proportion of journeys to work by public or active transport

Performance Worsening

Improve the skill profile of the population

Improve levels of educational attainment

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

Performance Improving

Number of businesses (private sector enterprises per 10,000 adults)

The number of businesses per 10,000 adults has increased over recent years and is now at a series high level.

Percentage of addresses where next generation broadband is available (digital infrastructure)

Next generation broadband was available at more premises in 2015 than in the previous four years.

Percentage of local authorities receiving positive inspections for children’s services

More local authorities received positive evaluations in child protection inspections in the latest period (2009-2012) than in the previous period (2006-2009).

Percentage of people who have been a victim of crime

The percentage of people who have been a victim of crime remains on a downward trend.

Percentage of homeless households assessed as priority (housing need)

Since December 2012, all unintentionally homeless households have been entitled to settled accommodation.

Performance Maintaining

Percentage of journeys delayed by traffic congestion

Journeys perceived to have been delayed due to traffic congestion fluctuated between 2007 and 2016.

Percentage of pre-school centres receiving positive inspection reports

The first post-baseline sample shows that the same high percentages of pre-school centres received positive inspection reports as in the baseline year.

Percentage of schools receiving positive inspection reports

The first post-baseline sample shows that the same high percentages of schools received positive inspection reports as in the baseline year.

Percentage of 16-19 year olds participating in education, training or employment

The percentage of 16-19 year olds participating in education, training or employment increased between 2015/16 and 2016/17.

Percentage of adults who meet physical activity recommendations

The proportion of adults meeting physical activity guidelines has been stable since 2012. Using the old guidelines, the proportion of adults meeting the recommendations was also stable between 2008 and 2012.

Percentage of last 6 months of life spent at home or in community setting (end of life care)

Consistently since 2010/11, just over 85% of the last six months of life have been spent at home or in a community setting. In 2010/11, there was a change to how the indicator was calculated.

Percentage of people with care needs supported at home

The percentage of people receiving personal care at home, rather than in a care home or hospital, remained stable in 2016.

Estimated number of individuals with problem drug use

The estimated number of individuals with problem drug use increased between 2006 and 2012 although recent increases are small and not statistically significant.

Average number of reconvictions per offender, after release or non-custodial sentence

Average reconvictions per offender remained broadly stable between 2013- 14 and 2014-15. However, this continues to follow a long term downward trend.

Percentage of people who rea 'very' or 'fairly' satisfied with the quality of local public services

The percentage of people who are 'very' or 'fairly' satisfied with local public services remained stable between 2015 and 2016, having decreased since 2011.

Percentage of people who agree they can influence decisions affecting their local area (public service responsiveness)

The percentage of people who agree that they can influence decisions affecting their local area has increased since 2007.

Percentage of children in deprivation

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.

Annual supply of new homes

New housing supply remained stable in 2016-17, after increasing since 2012-13. This follows a significant decline between 2007-08 and 2012-13. The downward trend in these earlier years was due to a fall in private rather than social housing.

Percentage of people who rate their neighbourhood as a 'very good' place to live

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.

Percentage of adults who are culturally engaged

The percentage of adults who engaged in a cultural activity remained stable between 2012 and 2016. The survey question was changed in 2012. Previously the percentage had remained fairly stable since 2007.

Percentage of pre-1919 dwellings classified as having disrepair to critical elements

The percentage of pre-1919 dwellings classified as having disrepair to critical elements has remained on a downward trend since 2012.

Percentage of adults who live within a 5 minute walk of their local greenspace

The percentage of adults who live within a five minute walk of their local greenspace remained stable in 2016.

Scotland’s carbon footprint (million tonnes of CO2 equivalent)

Scotland’s carbon footprint has remained stable since 2011, following a declining trend since the peak in 2007.

Percentage of adults who usually travel to work by public or active transport

The proportion of adults who usually travel to work by public or active transport has remained stable for the last decade.

Performance Worsening

Percentage of adults with low or no qualifications (skill profile)

The percentage of the working age population with low or no qualifications has steadily declined since 2004, despite the increase in 2016.

Educational attainment (gap in average PISA scores between Scotland and OECD average)

Scotland's educational performance has fallen to 2 points above the OECD average in 2015. This is due to declines in Scottish performance in Science and Reading.

Percentage of people who say the crime rate in their area has stayed the same or reduced

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.

Number of deaths on Scotland’s roads

The number of people killed on Scotland’s roads has fluctuated in recent years. However, this continues to follow a long term downward trend.

Percentage of individuals living in relative poverty (before housing costs)

The proportion of people living in relative poverty increased in 2015/16 and has fluctuated since 2009/10.


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