Local Government Benchmarking Framework

Scotland's 32 local Authorities have adopted a new approach to comparing performance and outcomes.  This benchmarking data will help the 32 Scottish councils improve local services for local communities by shifting focus away from processes and league tables - and onto efficiency, effectiveness and outcomes.

The data for East Dunbartonshire Council is available to view by selecting the image below.

local government benchmarking framework


A report on the national overview data is available on the Improvement Service website.

The data benchmarks each local authority's performance and/or outcomes across a wide range of  indicators, including:

  • The proportion of pupils entering 'positive destinations' on leaving school
  • Percentage of children being looked after in the community
  • Sickness absence days per employee
  • Percentage of people aged 65+ with intensive needs receiving care at home
  • The cost per dwelling of collecting council tax
  • Percentage of income due from council tax received by the end of the year
  • Percentage of invoices sampled that were paid within 30 days
  • Percentage of adults satisfied with libraries, leisure facilities, street cleaning and refuse

The most recent Local Government Benchmarking data analysis for East Dunbartonshire is available within the documents section of this page.