To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many people aged 16 to 24 of each ethnic group applied for an apprenticeship in each employment sector in each of the last five years.
2 March 2015
As the requested table is large, I have attached a document detailing the number of apprenticeship applications made through the apprenticeship vacancy online system by ethnicity and Sector Subject Area for the 16-24 age group.
The table shows the number of applications made, not the number of individuals who have applied. An individual can make multiple applications.
Sector Subject Area breakdowns have been provided as information specific to the employment sector is not collected. Additionally, information on applications by the industry sector of the employer is available online: