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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
Finance And Constitution Committee

112 page PDF

5.9MB

Finance And Constitution Committee

Scorecard

The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Finance and Constitution 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

Increase real terms productivity in Scotland

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

Performance Maintaining
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To rank in the top quartile for productivity against key trading partners in the OECD by 2017

To close the gap with the top five OECD countries by 2017 ( participation)

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

Improve the responsiveness of public services

Performance Worsening

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To raise the GDP growth rate to the UK level by 2011

To maintain our position in labour market participation as the top performing country in the UK

Improve people's perceptions of the quality of public services

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 productivity increased by 1.3% in real terms during 2014. It is now 4.4% higher than the pre-recession level in 2007.

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The gap in employment rates between the three local authorities with highest and lowest rates has fluctuated in recent years and is now at roughly the same level as in 2004.

Performance Maintaining

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Scotland's productivity rank remained at 19th between 2011 and 2014, at the top of the third quartile. Between 2006 and 2010, the rank fluctuated between 16th and 18th.

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The gap in employment rates between Scotland and the 5th highest OECD country narrowed in 2015 and is now equal to the gap in 2006.

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The ratio of income of the top 10% divided by the bottom 40% has remained stable in recent years, following a relatively large decrease between 2009/10 and 2010/11.

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

Performance Worsening

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Scotland's annual GDP growth rate, on a 4Q on 4Q basis, was lower than the comparable UK rate in the first and second quarters of 2016.

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Scotland's employment rate was the second highest in the UK in the second and third quarters of 2016.

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The percentage of people who are 'very' or 'fairly' satisfied with local public services has fluctuated in recent years and decreased in 2015.


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