Thriving economy

People are well educated, skilled and earn a decent living

KS2 Percentage of pupils achieving the Expected Standard – Reading, Writing and Maths – gap between FSM and overall (annual measure) (data available Jan 2017)

22 ppt gap (2016)

KS2 Percentage of pupils achieving the Expected Standard – Reading, Writing and Maths – gap between LAC and overall (annual measure) (data available Jan 2017)

41 ppt gap (2016)

Attainment 8 score – gap between FSM and overall (annual measure) (data available Jan 2017)

15.4 (2016)

Attainment 8 score – gap between LAC and overall (annual measure) (data available Jan 2017)

30.9 (2016)

Number of Care Leavers in Education, Employment or Training (EET)

58%

Improved performance

The percentage of working age population with NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification or above (annual measure, snapshot Dec-Feb, data available Mar 17)

55.3%

Stayed the same

A well connected and accessible borough

Fewer Killed and Seriously Injured (KSI) road traffic casualties

128 (Jan to Dec 2016)

Improved performance

Fewer Child Killed and Seriously Injured (CKSI) road traffic casualties

7 (Jan to Dec 2016)

Improved performance

Maintain the condition of the highway network in a steady state – percentage requiring structural maintenance (annual measure, data available Q4) – “A” road condition – no more than 1%

1%

Improved performance

Maintain the condition of the highway network in a steady state – percentage requiring structural maintenance (annual measure, data available Q4) – “B & C” road condition – no more than 6%

4%

Improved performance

Maintain the condition of the highway network in a steady state – percentage requiring structural maintenance (annual measure, data available Q4) – “U” road condition – no more than 7%

6%

Improved performance

Improved access to Chester city centre and a sustainable highway network through increased use of Park and Ride – number of P&R passengers per annum

416,403 (full year)

Requires improvement

Increase availability of superfast broadband – percentage of premises able to access superfast broadband (>30Mbps)

91.7%

Improved performance

A great place to do business in the United Kingdom

Increase the number of business start-ups in the borough (note: annual update, data has a two year time lag)

1,810 (2015)

Improved performance

Increase the number of jobs created and safeguarded in local businesses

3,478

Improved performance

Decrease unemployment among our residents (economically active population, 16+). Notes: July 2014 to June 2015 used to calculate 2020 values, based on a population survey, snapshot as at end of quarter, 3 months lag on data)

6,500 (4%) (Jan to Dec 2016)

Improved performance