User Guide - Benchmarking

User Guide - Benchmarking

The Benchmarking Service


Use our data driven intelligence to compare performance and learn from best practice.

Commentary articles and full reports

Available to Associate, Core and Governing members - the key findings are reported on to deliver data driven intelligence and highlight key central bank trends . 

Interactive charts and data tables

Available to Core and Governing members - use the interactive charts to compare your performance, filter to peer groups and learn from best practice. Each benchmark also produces a data table this provides you with the questions behind the data findings. 

Engage

Available to Governing members - interact with the Subject Matter Specialists through Governing Member Presentations. Influence future research conducted by Central Banking Institute's Benchmarking Service. 

Where can I find the Benchmarking Service?

Find the latest coverage by visiting the Benchmarking hub via the navigation bar on the homepage.

What level of membership does my central bank have?

If you are unsure what level of membership your bank has access to simply email [email protected] and a member of the team will be able to help. 

What are the survey topics?

The surveys aim to cover all key areas of central banking:

  • Communication
  • Currency
  • Economics
  • Financial stability 
  • Fintech
  • Governance 
  • Monetary policy
  • Payments 
  • Reserves 
  • Risk management

What is the source of the data collected in the surveys?

The Benchmarking Service uniquely sources data directly from central banks. Each set of data is anonymised before being reported on. 

How are the findings of the survey produced?

Each benchmark provides:

Bespoke commentary articles - explore a collection of reports drawing on specific trends and patterns that matter to you. 

A full benchmark report - discover in-depth and data driven analysis of key findings from each survey.

Benchmarking Interactive (only available to Core and Governing members) - use the interactive data tool to conduct your own analysis, benchmark against peers, filter charts and export findings. 

Benchmarking Advisory (only available to Governing members) - engage with Central Banking’s subject matter experts with online presentations. You will also have the opportunity to influence future surveys. 

How can I contribute to a benchmarking survey?

As a member of the Central Banking Institute we would encourage and your colleagues to take part in the upcoming surveys. Take part here or email [email protected] for more information. 

Why can I not access all aspects of the Benchmarking Service?

There are three different levels of Central Banking Institute membership, each have different access levels to the Benchmarking Service. 

Associate level -  commentary articles and full reports. 

Core level -  commentary articles, full reports, interactive data tool and data table. 

Governing level - commentary articles, full reports, interactive data tool and data table. 

Contribute to the Benchmarking Service

Throughout the year Benchmark Surveys are conducted by our Subject Matter Specialists. 

The results are then reported on in the Benchmarking Service, helping to provide you with peer comparison against more than 130 central banks. 

Our 2022 surveys include:

  • Communication
  • Currency
  • Economics
  • Financial stability 
  • Fintech
  • Governance 
  • Monetary policy
  • Payments 
  • Reserves 
  • Risk management  

Take part here

Need further assistance?

If you have any questions regarding the Benchmarking pillar of your membership please contact us via [email protected]