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Apprentices

Question for Department for Education

UIN 107824, tabled on 16 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeship starts there were in May to July 2017 for each industry sector.

Answered on

19 October 2017

The table below provides provisional apprenticeship starts figures by sector subject area for May to July 2017. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10, whilst ‘-‘ indicates a value of less than 5.

Sector Subject Area Tier 1

Provisional 2016/17
May-July

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

740

Arts, Media and Publishing

80

Business, Administration and Law

13,360

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

1,030

Education and Training

440

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

5,130

Health, Public Services and Care

8,670

Information and Communication Technology

3,040

Languages, Literature and Culture

-

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

1,250

Preparation for Life and Work

-

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

9,800

Science and Mathematics

10

Unknown

-

Total

43,560

Annual breakdowns of apprenticeship starts by sector subject area between the 2011/12 and 2016/17 (provisional) academic years are published here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/650226/201617_Oct_Apps_Level_SSA_And_Framework_Data_Tool_FINAL.xlsx.

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