Research and Analytics

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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

Decade of austerity sees 30% drop in library spending

Decade of austerity sees 30% drop in library spending

Data released by CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) shows a 29.6% decline in spend on libraries since austerity began in 2009/10.

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CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice (SeRCOP) 2020/21: Service Expenditure Analysis (SEA)

CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice (SeRCOP) 2020/21: Service Expenditure Analysis (SEA)

The second consultation for the CIPFA Service Reporting Code of Practice, Service Expenditure Analysis for England and Wales is now under way.

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'How To' Videos for CIPFAstats & Benchmarking

'How To' Videos for CIPFAstats & Benchmarking

Our interactive tools for both the Benchmarking and CIPFAstats services allow you to:

  • easily select those areas of your service you are interested in
  • deepen y... more

Council tax in England to rise by 3.7%

Council tax in England to rise by 3.7%

CIPFA has revealed English households are set to face an increase of £64.65, or 3.7%, in their average council tax bill for 2020/21.

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Latest Statistical Releases

  • CIPFA's Council Tax Demands and Precepts Statistics 2020-21 (released on 25th March 2020)

    Provisional data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Housing Revenue Account Statistics 2019 (released on 6th March 2020)

    Final data for England and Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Archive Services Actuals Statistics 2018-19 (released on 2nd March 2020)

    Final data for England, Wales and Scotland are now available.

  • Finance and General Statistics | 2018-19 Actuals | Final Data

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Highways and Transportation Actuals Statistics 2018-19 (released on 14th February 2020)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • Council Tax Demands and Precepts Statistics | 2020-21 Estimates | Questionnaires

    Council Tax Demands and Precepts questionnaires are now available.

  • CIPFA's Revenue Collection Statistics 2018-19 (released on 4th February 2020)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available. 

  • CIPFA's Revenue Collection Statistics 2018-19 (released on 12th December 2019)

    Provisional data for England and Wales are now available. 

  • CIPFA's Public Library Statistics 2019 (released on 6th December 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales and Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Rating Review Estimates Statistics 2019-20 (released on 19th November 2019)

    Final data for Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Fire and Rescue Service Statistics 2019 (released on 15th November 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Police Objective Analysis 2019-20 Estimates (released on 15th November 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Police Service Statistics 2019-20 Estimates (released on 5th November 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available. 

  • CIPFA Police Service Statistics | 2018-19 Actuals | Final Data (released on 5th November 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available. 

  • CIPFA Rating Review Estimates Statistics 2019-20 | Provisional data| (released 23rd October 2019)

    Provisional data for Scotland is now available.

  • CIPFA's Children's Services Actuals Statistics 2017-18 (released 8th October 2019)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Local Authority Budget Comparative Profile 2019/20

    Final data for England is now available.

  • CIPFA Police Objective Analysis Estimates | 2019-20 | (released 27th September 2019)

    Provisional POA Estimates data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is now available.

  • CIPFA's Fire and Rescue Service Statistics | 2019 | Provisional Data (released 23rd September 2019)

    Provisional data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available. 

  • CIPFA's Cultural Statistics in Scotland 2019 (released on 13th September 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 15th November 2019.

  • CIPFA's Archive Services Statistics 2018-19 Actuals (released on 23rd August 2019)

    Provisional data for England, Wales and Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Police Service Actuals Statistics 2018-19 (released on 5th November 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Local Authority Assets Statistics 2019 (released on 19th August 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 28th September 2019.

  • CIPFA's Police Service Estimates Statistics 2019-20 (released on 19th August 2019)

    Provisional data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Capital Expenditure and Treasury Management Statistics 2019 (released on 16th August 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 13th September 2019.

  • CIPFA's Children's Services Actuals Statistics 2016-17 (released on 13th August 2019)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Finance and General Estimates Statistics 2019-20 (released on 26th July 2019)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Capital Expenditure and Treasury Management Statistics 2018 (released on 26th June 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • Council Tax Demands and Precepts Statistics | 2019-20 Estimates | Final Data

    Final data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Rating Review Estimates 2019-20 Questionnaire (released on 7th June 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 19th July 2019. 

  • CIPFA's Public Library Statistics 2019 (released on 31st May 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 12th July 2019.

  • CIPFA's Police Objective Analysis Estimates Statistics 2019-20 (released on 22nd May 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of Friday 5th July.

  • CIPFA's Local Authority Assets Statistics 2018 (released on 22nd May 2019)

    Final data for England, Wales, and Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Fire and Rescue Service Statistics 2019 (released on 10th May 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 5th July 2019.

  • CIPFA's Archive Services Statistics 2018-19 (released on 10th May 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 21st June 2019.

  • CIPFA's Cultural Statistics in Scotland 2018 (released on 15th April 2019)

    Final data for Scotland is now available.

  • CIPFA's Social Care Actuals Statistics 2017-18 (released on 10th April 2019)

    Final Data for Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Housing Revenue Account Statistics 2018 (released on 3rd April 2019)

    Final data for England and Scotland are now available.

  • CIPFA's Police Service Estimates Statistics 2019-20 (released on 5th April 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 28th June 2019.

  • CIPFA's Police Service Actuals Statistics 2018-19 (released on 5th April 2019)

    Questionnaire is now available for completion, with a deadline of 28th June 2019.

  • CIPFA's Social Care Actuals Statistics 2017-18 (released on 20th March 2019)

    Final data for England are now available.

  • CIPFA's Revenue Collection Statistics 2017-18 (released on 28th January 2019)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

  • CIPFA's Highways and Transportation Statistics 2018 (released on 25th January 2019)

    Final data for England and Wales are now available.

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