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Scotland Performs Update

Published: 15 Dec 2016
Part of:
Economy
ISBN:
9781786526373

Scottish Government performance scorecards and narratives as at 15 December 2016.

112 page PDF

5.9MB

112 page PDF

5.9MB

Contents
Scotland Performs Update
Culture, Tourism, Europe And External Relations Committee

112 page PDF

5.9MB

Culture, Tourism, Europe And External Relations Committee

Scorecard

The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee for the purposes of the Draft Budget Consultation Period.

The report below shows recent performance on these indicators as at 15 December 2016.

The hyperlinks take you to the Scotland Performs website for the latest information on each indicator.

Performance Improving

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To match the GDP growth rate of the small independent EU countries by 2017

To match average European ( EU15) population growth over the period from 2007 to 2017

Improve Scotland's reputation

Improve the state of Scotland's historic sites

Performance Maintaining

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Increase cultural engagement

Performance Worsening

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Increase exports

Increase research and development spending

Performance Improving

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Scotland's annual GDP growth rate, on a 4Q on 4Q basis, has been lower than that of the Small EU Countries since the third quarter of 2015.

The duration and scale of this gap has been influenced significantly by recent revisions to the Republic of Ireland's GDP time series. For more information please visit www.scotlandperforms.com.

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Scotland's population growth was marginally higher than in the EU15 countries in 2015.

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Scotland continues to have a high score for reputation, consistently rated in the top third of the 50 countries evaluated.

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The percentage of Scotland's category Alisted historic buildings on the Buildings at Risk Register fell between 2009 and 2015.

Performance Maintaining

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The percentage of adults who engaged in a cultural activity remained stable between 2012 and 2015. The survey question was changed in 2012. Previously the percentage had remained fairly stable since 2007.

Performance Worsening

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The value of Scottish exports to the rest of the world decreased in 2014. However, exports have risen continuously since 2009, as part of a long term upward trend.

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The gap between Scotland and the average EU nations R&D expenditure widened in 2014, as expenditure in the rest of Europe has been increasing at a slightly higher rate.


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