The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Justice 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.
Improve children’s services
Reduce crime victimisation rates
Reduce deaths on Scotland’s roads
Reduce children’s deprivation
Increase the proportion of young people in learning, training or work
Reduce the number of individuals with problem drug use
Reduce reconviction rates
Improve the responsiveness of public services
Improve people’s perceptions of their neighbourhood
Improve people’s perceptions about the crime rate in their area
Reduce the proportion of individuals living in poverty
More local authorities received positive evaluations in child protection inspections in the latest period (2009-2012) than in the previous period (2006-2009).
The percentage of people who have been a victim of crime remains on a downward trend.
The number of people killed on Scotland's roads decreased in 2015 and is part of a long term downward trend, despite the increase in 2014.
The percentage of children living in material deprivation decreased in 2014/15 following an increase in the previous two years. In 2010/11, there was a change to the questions asked in the survey.
The proportion of school leavers in learning, training or work increased between 2008/09 and 2015/16.
The estimated number of individuals with problem drug use increased between 2006 and 2012.
Reconviction rates remained stable between 2012-13 and 2013-14. However, this continues to follow a long term downward trend.
The percentage of people who agree that they can influence decisions affecting their local area has increased since 2007.
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.
The percentage of people who perceive crime to have stayed the same or reduced in their area decreased in 2014/15.
However, this number has risen continuously since 2003.
The proportion of people living in relative poverty is on a long downward trend, but has fluctuated since 2009.
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