Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

Culture, Leisure and Recreation CIPFAstats+ Datasets

Focusing on library services, archive services, leisure and other facilities, this theme presents comprehensive financial and non-financial datasets, which enables insight on income and expenditure and helps with the budget and business planning and service reviews.

Public Libraries Dashboard

Transforming CIPFA’s Public Libraries statistics, this interactive Power BI dashboard provides information and analysis with visualisations and dynamic features to illustrate the position of libraries at the local authority level across the past five years. The Libraries dashboard contains a variety of analysis pages, such as on finance, service points, electronic products, book stock and audio-visual stock, and is updated following the release of the annual statistics.

What is the benefit? 

Offers you a comprehensive, visually compelling way to interact with a dataset that will provide ample information, aiming to help strengthen your library service. 




Archive Services Actuals Dashboard

The data included in this Power BI dashboard is taken from CIPFA’s annual Archive Services Actuals questionnaire completed by participating local authorities. The Archive Services dashboard provides a range of visually compelling, interactive charts which enable detailed analysis of local authority archive services and deliver insightful information about the sector. Users will be able to explore and manipulate the datasets, easily compare their data with similar authorities, and observe their performance over time. The dashboard contains comprehensive, in-depth non-financial datasets – including staff resources, access points, holdings and storage capacity, availability of resources to the public and use of resources – as well as a breakdown of financial statistics.

What is the benefit?

This dataset offers you a fresh, visually compelling way to interact directly with the data, providing you with insightful information about the archive sector and supporting further positive developments.