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CIPFA Statistical Information Service

Welcome to CIPFA Information Services

Our statistics and research provide accurate and timely information on a range of issues such as service usage, service costs, customer satisfaction and policy development. These are used as an invaluable resource across the public sector by managers to make decisions, compare performance, identify trends, review processes and outputs, and to manage their resources more effectively.

Latest News

Benchmark your Customer Contact: Managing Demand and Achieving Digital Self-Service

Benchmark your Customer Contact: Managing Demand and Achieving Digital Self-Service

Following the outcome of the 2015 general election it looks certain that deficit reduction will remain a core driver for central government policy.  This implies an ongoing... more

CIPFA survey reviews the effectiveness of your finance function

CIPFA survey reviews the effectiveness of your finance function

Finance teams in local authorities have worked tirelessly to identify important savings and allocate resources more efficiently. Budget-making decisions have a considerable impa... more

Review your 2015/16 budget data with CIPFA's unique tools

Review your 2015/16 budget data with CIPFA's unique tools

Do you know if and where your costs are higher than average?  Do your costs reflect your counci... more

LCD Cartel Damages Claim Update

LCD Cartel Damages Claim Update

We are pleased to confirm that the DCLG has approved the funding needed to bring the group LCD damages action on behalf of public sector bodies, as part of a wider scheme to est... more


Latest Statistical Releases

  • CIPFA's Support and Shared Services Statistics Actuals 2014-15 (released on 19th June 2015)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 31st July 2015.

  • CIPFA's Children's Services Statistics 2015-16 Estimates (released on 18th June 2015)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 31st July 2015. 

  • CIPFA's Regulatory Services Statistics 2015 (released on 18th June 2015)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 31st July 2015.

  • CIPFA's Public Library Statistics 2015 (released on 5th June 2015)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 17th July 2015.

  • CIPFA's Archive Services Statistics 2014-15 (released on 29th May 2015)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 10th July 2015.

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* indicates publications that are no longer part of CIPFAstats survey range but historical data are still accessible