Finance and Constitution Committee
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 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.
To rank in the top quartile for productivity against key trading partners in the OECD by 2017
Increase real terms productivity in Scotland
To raise the GDP growth rate to the UK level by 2017
To maintain our position in labour market participation as the top performing country in the UK
To narrow the gap in participation between Scotland’s best and worst performing regions by 2017 ( cohesion)
Improve people’s perceptions of the quality of public services
Improve the responsiveness of public services
To match the GDP growth rate of the small independent EU countries 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)
Scotland's productivity rank remained at 19 out of 36 countries between 2011 and 2014, at the top of the third quartile. In 2015, the rank rose to 16 out of 36.
Scotland’s productivity increased by 3.5% in real terms during 2015. It is now 9.4% higher than the pre-recession level in 2007.
The gap in employment rates between the three local authorities with the highest and lowest rates has fluctuated in recent years and is now at roughly the same level as in 2004.
Scotland's employment rate was the second highest in the UK in the second and third quarters of 2017.
The gap in employment rates between the three local authorities with the highest and lowest rates has declined steadily since 2012.
The percentage of people who are 'very' or 'fairly' satisfied with local public services remained stable between 2015 and 2016, having decreased since 2011.
The percentage of people who agree that they can influence decisions affecting their local area has increased since 2007.
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 scotlandperforms.com.
The gap in employment rates between Scotland and the fifth highest OECD country widened in 2016 to 3.0 percentage points.
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.