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Indicator: Children's Services

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All the indicators relating to this service area are listed below. When you select the indicator you are interested in, some information about what the indicator covers will appear to the right of the list. You can then view or download a numerical table of the data, plus supporting graphs.

A full technical explanation for each indicator is also available. This includes links to the relevant underpinning data used to populate the indicators. The full technical details can be downloaded below.

What has changed?

Please note, the tables below contain Scottish average figures and the cost indicators have been calculated to take into account the impact of inflation over that time.

Overall, in the five years covered by the data, the following key changes have occurred:



Education Costs
Indicator description average 2010-11 average 2011-12 average 2012-13 average 2013-14 average 2014-15 average 2015-16 change in value % change in value
Cost per pre-school education registration £ 3,604 3,270 3,219 3,066 3,324 3,857 254 7.0
Cost per primary school pupil £ 5,222 5,070 4,924 4,825 4,684 4,744 -478 -9.2
Cost per secondary school pupil £ 6,888 6,688 6,659 6,659 6,618 6,729 -159 -2.3




Educational Achievement, Senior Phase
Indicator description average 2010-11 average 2011-12 average 2012-13 average 2013-14 average 2014-15 average 2015-16 change in value % change in value
Overall Average Total Tariff Score --- 770 798 827 860 875 106 13.7
Average Total Tariff SIMD Quintile 1 Score --- 478 510 551 581 600 122 25.5
Average Total Tariff SIMD Quintile 2 Score --- 618 644 685 716 739 121 19.6
Average Total Tariff SIMD Quintile 3 Score --- 759 789 817 851 862 103 13.6
Average Total Tariff SIMD Quintile 4 Score --- 909 929 962 984 997 88 9.7
Average Total Tariff SIMD Quintile 5 Score --- 1101 1135 1149 1185 1195 94 8.5
% pupils achieving 5 or more awards at SCQF Level 5 or higher* % --- 51 53 55 57 59 8 ---
% pupils achieving 5 or more awards at SCQF Level 6 or higher % --- 26 27 29 31 33 7 ---
% pupils in lowest 20% SIMD achieving 5 or more awards at SCQF Level 5 or higher* % --- 29 32 34 37 39 10 ---
% pupils in lowest 20% SIMD achieving 5 or more awards at SCQF Level 6 or higher % --- 10 11 14 14 15 5 ---
Proportion of pupils entering positive destinations % --- 90.1 91.7 92.5 93.0 93.3 3.0 ---


Looked After Children
Indicator description average 2010-11 average 2011-12 average 2012-13 average 2013-14 average 2014-15 average 2015-16 change in value % change in value
The Gross Cost of "Children Looked After" in Residential Based Services per Child per Week £ 3,015 3,189 3,036 3,165 3,185 3,406 391 13.0
The Gross Cost of "Children Looked After" in a Community Setting per Child per Week £ 220 234 259 269 280 292 72 32.7
Balance of Care for looked after children: % of “Looked After Children” being cared for in the Community % 91.0 91.2 90.9 90.6 90.1 90.4 -1 ---


Adult satisfaction with local schools
Indicator description average 2010-11 average 2011-12 average 2012-13 average 2013-14 average 2014-15 average 2015-16 change in value % change in value
% of Adults satisfied with local schools % 83 --- 83 81 79 74 -9 ---

** Data will be included in March 2017 when published by Scottish Government


Indicator: Children's Services
CHN 1: Cost per Primary school Pupil
CHN 2: Cost per Secondary school Pupil
CHN 3: Cost per Pre-School Education Place
CHN 4: Percentage of Secondary Pupils achieving 5 or more Awards at Level 5 or higher
CHN 5: Percentage of Secondary Pupils achieving 5 or more Awards at Level 6 or higher
CHN 6: Percentage of Pupils Living in the 20% more Deprived Areas Gaining 5+ Awards at Level 5 or higher
CHN 7: Percentage of Pupils Living in the 20% most Deprived Areas Gaining 5+ Awards at Level 6 or higher
CHN 8a: The Gross Cost of 'Children Looked After' in residential Based Services per Child per week
CHN 8b: The Gross Cost of 'Children Looked After' in a Community Setting per Child per week
CHN 9: Balance of Care for looked after Children: % of 'Looked After Children' being cared for in the Community
CHN 10: Percentage of Adults Satisfied with local schools
CHN 11: Proportion of Pupils Entering Positive Destinations
CHN 12a-12f: Average Total Tariff Score, by SIMD quintile

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