Official Statistics

DBS dataset 1: Disclosure Progress, Update Service and DBS Basics Information

Quarterly datasets showing statistics against internal performance standards. These apply to disclosures (DBS checks), update service and adult first checks.

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DBS Dataset 1: April 2018 to March 2019

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DBS dataset 1: April 2017 to March 2018

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DBS dataset 1: April 2016 to March 2017

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DBS dataset 1: April 2015 - March 2016

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DBS dataset 1: 2014 to March 2015

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Details

The latest dataset for 2018 to 2019 shows on a monthly basis:

  • performance against our internal target of 95% of all disclosures issued in 42 calendar days (from April 2018)
  • performance against our internal target of 87 % of all applications issued in 21 calendar days
  • performance against our internal target of 82% of paper applications issued in 21 calendar days
  • performance against our internal target of 88% of ebulk applications issued in 21 calendar days
  • average turnaround times for standard and enhanced disclosures
  • number of standard and enhanced disclosures issued
  • number of disclosure applications in progress
  • percentage of disclosures issued with police national computer, approved and barred list match information
  • update service subscription figures each month from April 2017
  • update service renewal figures each month from April 2017
  • update services changes each month from April 2017
  • update service status checks from April 2017
  • volume of adult first checks completed from April 2017
  • DBS Basic check volume and performance against our internal target of 90% in 14 calendar days
Published 9 June 2015
Last updated 7 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated Information added for April-June 2018
  2. Dataset for March 2017 - March 2018 updated.
  3. Dataset added for April 2017 to March 2018.
  4. New data uploaded
  5. Added data for February 2017.
  6. Added data for January 2017.
  7. Added data for December 2016.
  8. Added data for November 2016
  9. Added data for October 2016.
  10. Added data for September 2016.
  11. Added data for August 2016.
  12. Data added for June 2016.
  13. Added new data for May 2016.
  14. Added new data for April 2016.
  15. Added new data for March 2016.
  16. Added new data for February 2016.
  17. Added statistics for January 2016.
  18. Added statistics for December 2015.
  19. Added statistics for November 2015.
  20. Added the latest figures up to October 2015.
  21. Added the latest figures up to September 2015.
  22. Added the latest figures up to August 2015.
  23. First published.