A report which shows the indicators that are used to measure the performance of local authorities at a national level and focus on key strategic priorities.

Key points

The data for 2015-16 NSIs showed an overall picture of improvement over 2014-15 in the performance measured by the Welsh average, with an improvement in performance for seventeen indicators. However twelve indicators showed a decline in performance.

Where applicable, the Welsh average between 2014-15 and 2015-16:

  • improved in seven out of the eight comparable indicators for education
  • improved in three out of the four comparable indicators for environment and transport
  • improved in seven of the twelve comparable indicators for social care
  • declined in both of the two comparable indicators for housing
  • declined in both of the two comparable indicators for leisure and culture
  • declined in the one comparable indicator for planning and regulatory services
  • declined in five of the twelve comparable indicators for social care
  • declined in one out of the four comparable indicators for environment and transport
  • declined in one out of the eight comparable indicators for education.

Discontinuation notice

This report is no longer updated. As Data Cymru also produceĀ similar indicators of local authoritiesā€™ performance, in the interests of reducing unnecessary burden and streamlining our processes, it was decided to discontinue the NSIs. Details of the latest local authority performance indicators can be accessed on the Data Cymru website.

Reports

National Strategic Indicators, April 2015 to March 2016
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