Research and Analytics

CIPFA is undergoing maintenance and improvement over the weekend starting 5:30pm Friday 19th October. The website will be available from 8am Monday 22nd October.


If you require any assistance in using the website at, please view our user guides or contact us for further assistance.

If you require any assistance with analysis of your data, we can recommend the Audit Commission's Making the Numbers Work.

Instructional videos for Benchmarking & CIPFAstats interactive reports

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

Check out how they work by clicking here for Benchmarking or here for CIPFAstats.

CIPFAstats Current Datasets