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Kickstart Scheme

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 167248, tabled on 11 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March to Question 158103 on the Kickstart Scheme, to publish a breakdown by (a) location and (a) sector of the 30,000 jobs linked to the scheme.

Answered on

26 March 2021

Figures for 11th March show that over 50,000 jobs had been made available for young people to apply to, including the almost 6,000 Kickstart jobs that young people had started at that time. Below are tables showing this information split by region. Sector data is based on information provided by the employer. An employer could provide jobs across multiple sectors.

Although care is taken when processing and analysing Kickstart applications, referrals and starts, the data collected might be subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale recording system which has been developed quickly. The management information presented here has not been subjected to the usual standard of quality assurance associated with official statistics, but is provided in the interests of transparency.

Region

Number of jobs made available for young people to apply to

East Midlands

3600

East of England

4000

London

9300

North East

2300

North West

6300

South East

5900

South West

4000

West Midlands

4900

Yorkshire and The Humber

4000

Scotland

3500

Wales

2900

These numbers are rounded to the nearest 100. Jobs made available for young people to apply to includes 1,000 non-grant funded jobs.

Sector

Number of jobs made available for young people to apply to

Administration

12,900

Animal Care

200

Beauty and Wellbeing

300

Business and Finance

2100

Computing, Technology and Finance

4000

Construction and Trades

1900

Creative and Media

3800

Delivery and Storage

1800

Emergency and Uniform Services

less than 100

Engineering and Maintenance

1500

Environment and Land

900

Government Services

100

Healthcare

2400

Home Services

400

Hospitality and Food

2600

Law and Legal

100

Managerial

400

Manufacturing

1400

Retail and Sales

8000

Science and Research

300

Social Care

1600

Sports and Leisure

800

Teaching and Education

2600

Transport

200

Travel and Tourism

100

These numbers are rounded to the nearest 100. Jobs made available for young people to apply to includes 1,000 non-grant funded jobs.