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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
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

113 page PDF

5.8MB

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Scorecard

The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform 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 Maintaining

To reduce emissions by 42% by 2020 and 80% by 2050 ( sustainability)

Reduce traffic congestion

Improve people’s perceptions of their neighbourhood

Improve access to local greenspace

Increase people’s use of Scotland’s outdoors

Improve the condition of protected nature sites

Increase the abundance of terrestrial breeding birds: biodiversity

Increase natural capital

Improve the state of Scotland’s marine environment

Reduce Scotland’s carbon footprint

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

Performance Worsening

Reduce waste generated

Increase renewable electricity production

Performance Maintaining

Greenhouse gas emissions (million tonnes of CO2 equivalent)(sustainability)

In 2015, Greenhouse gas emissions were 41% lower than the Baseline Period. This is outperforming on the percentage reduction trajectory required to meet the 2020 target (42%) and the 2050 target (80%).

Percentage of journeys delayed by traffic congestion

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

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 live within a 5 minute walk to their local greenspace

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

Percentage of adults making regular visits to the outdoors

The percentage of adults making at least one weekly visit to the outdoors has fluctuated since 2006, but remained stable in 2016.

Percentage of protected nature sites in a favourable condition

The proportion of protected nature sites in a favourable condition remained stable in 2016, part of a gradual upward trend.

Abundance of terrestrial breeding birds: biodiversity (1994=100)

The abundance of terrestrial breeding birds remained stable between 2014 and 2015, following a large increase in 2014.

Nature Capital Asset Index(2000 = 100)

The Natural Capital Asset Index has remained about the same for the last decade and is roughly at the same level as in 2000.

Fish stocks where the catch limit is consistent with scientific advice (marine environment)

The percentage of fish stocks where the catch limit is consistent with scientific guidance remained stable between 2015 and 2016, following a sharp increase in 2015.

Scotland’s carbon footprint (million tonnes 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

Waste generated (million tonnes)

The amount of household waste generated increased in 2016, however has declined by 4% since 2011.

Electricity produced by renewables as a percentage of gross consumption

The proportion of Scotland's electricity generated from renewable sources has been increasing fairly steadily since 2003, despite the decrease in 2016.


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