Overview of 2008-2013 Efficiency Audits
Audits of efficiency
Using the Audit News Database, we searched for efficiency audits conducted since 2008. We found about 30 audits prepared by 10 different audit offices. For the purpose of this Focus On issue, we selected 21 of these audits for further analysis. We selected audits that had a strong focus on efficiency (all these reports were published in English).
Sectors of activity
Efficiency audits produced since 2008 have covered a wide variety of public sectors, including:
After analyzing the scope of the selected audits, we determined that all the audits could be classified under one of five categories:
By clicking on each of these categories, you can consult a summary description and examples of objectives, criteria, evidence sources, findings and recommendations.