Local Government And Communities Committee
The following National Performance Framework indicators have been selected as relevant to the Local Government and Communities 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.
Increase the number of businesses
Improve digital infrastructure
Improve children’s services
Reduce crime victimisation rates
Reduce deaths on Scotland’s roads
Reduce children’s deprivation
Improve access to suitable housing options for those in housing need
Improve the state of Scotland’s historic sites
Reduce traffic congestion
Improve the skill profile of the population
Increase the proportion of pre-school centres receiving positive inspection reports
Increase the proportion of schools receiving positive inspection reports
Increase the proportion of young people in learning, training or work
Increase physical activity
Improve end of life care
Improve support for people with care needs
Reduce the number of individuals with problem drug use
Reduce reconviction rates
Improve the responsiveness of public services
Increase the number of new homes
Improve people’s perceptions of their neighbourhood
Increase cultural engagement
Improve access to local greenspace
Increase the proportion of journeys to work by public or active transport
Improve levels of educational attainment
Improve people’s perceptions about the crime rate in their area
Improve people’s perceptions of the quality of public services
Reduce the proportion of individuals living in poverty
Reduce Scotland’s carbon footprint
The number of businesses per 10,000 adults has increased over recent years and is now at a series high level.
Next generation broadband was available at more premises in 2015 than in the previous four years.
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.
Since December 2012, all unintentionally homeless households have been entitled to settled accommodation.
The percentage of Scotland's category A listed historic buildings on the Buildings at Risk Register fell between 2009 and 2015.
Journeys perceived to have been delayed due to traffic congestion fluctuated between 2007 and 2015.
The percentage of the working age population with low or no qualifications continues to decline as part of a consistent downward trend.
The first post-baseline sample shows that the same high percentages of pre-school centres received positive inspection reports as in the baseline year.
The first post-baseline sample shows that the same high percentages of schools received positive inspection reports as in the baseline year.
The proportion of school leavers in learning, training or work increased between 2008/09 and 2015/16.
The proportion of adults meeting physical activity guidelines has been stable since 2012. Using the old guidelines, the proportion of adults meeting the recommendations was also stable between 2008 and 2012.
Consistently since 2010/11, just over 85% of the last 6 months of life have been spent at home or in a community setting. In 2010/11, there was a change to how the indicator was calculated.
The percentage of people receiving personal care at home, rather than in a care home or hospital, remained stable last year.
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.
New housing supply remained stable in 2015/16, after increasing in the previous two years. This follows a significant decline between 2007 and 2012. The downward trend in these earlier years was due to a fall in private rather than social housing.
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 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.
The percentage of adults who live within a 5 minute walk of their local greenspace has remained about the same for the last three years.
The proportion of adults who usually travel to work by public or active transport has remained stable for the last decade.
Scotland's educational performance has fallen to 2 points above the OECD average in 2015. This is due to declines in Scottish performance in Science and Reading.
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 percentage of people who are 'very' or 'fairly' satisfied with local public services has fluctuated in recent years and decreased in 2015.
The proportion of people living in relative poverty is on a long downward trend, but has fluctuated since 2009.
Scotland's carbon footprint rose fairly steadily to a peak in 2007 before falling sharply in the following years. There was an increase in 2012.
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