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Scotland Performs Update

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

Scottish Government performance information

113 page PDF

5.8MB

113 page PDF

5.8MB

Contents
Scotland Performs Update
Social Security Committee

113 page PDF

5.8MB

Social Security Committee

Scorecard

The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Social Security 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

Reduce the proportion of employees earning less than the Living Wage

Improve children’s services

Improve access to suitable housing options for those in housing need

Performance Maintaining

To narrow the gap in participation between Scotland’s best and worst performing regions by 2017 ( cohesion)

Reduce underemployment

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

Increase the proportion of graduates in positive destinations

Improve support for people with care needs

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

Performance Worsening

To increase overall income and reduce income inequality by 2017 ( solidarity)

Improve the skill profile of the population

Reduce the proportion of individuals living in poverty

Performance Improving

Proportion of employees eaerning less than the Living Wage

The proportion of employees earning less than the Living Wage decreased in 2017.

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 homeless households assessed as priority (housing need)

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

Performance Maintaining

Gap in employment rates between the 3 local authority areas with the highest and lowest rates (cohesion)

The gap in employment rates between the three local authorities with the highest and lowest rates has declined steadily since 2012.

The proportion of workers who are underemployed

The proportion of workers who are underemployed remained stable between 2015 and 2016, following a declining trend since the peak in 2012. The upward trend in earlier years was due to the recession in 2008.

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 graduates in positive destinations

The proportion of graduates in positive destinations remained stable between 2014/15 and 2015/16.

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 last year.

Percentage of people who are '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.

Performance Worsening

Ratio of income of the top 10% divided by the bottom 40% (solidarity)

The ratio of income of the top 10% divided by the bottom 40% increased in 2015/16, following a period of stability between 2010/11 and 2014/15.

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.

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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