Apprentices:Written question - 51489

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Asked on: 01 November 2016
Department for Education
Apprentices
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many 16 to 18 year olds have undertaken an apprenticeship in each of the last five years; and how many of those apprentices were (a) male, (b) female and (c) from an ethnic minority.
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Answered by: Robert Halfon
Answered on: 04 November 2016

The tables below show apprenticeship participation by learners aged 16 to 18 year olds by ethnicity and gender in latest 5 academic years for which data is available.

Apprenticeship Participation by Age and Ethnicity (2010/11 to 2014/15)

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

Age

Ethnicity

Number

Number

Number

Number

Number

16-18

Asian/ Asian British

6,240

6,300

5,200

5,750

6,280

Black/ African/ Caribbean/ Black British

3,830

3,850

3,310

3,090

3,170

Mixed/ Multiple Ethnic Group

4,270

4,240

4,000

4,220

4,560

Other Ethnic Group

730

770

830

800

880

Total BAME

15,070

15,160

13,330

13,860

14,890

White

186,730

173,240

166,580

170,410

177,770

Not Known/Not Provided

1,320

1,180

1,400

1,540

1,460

16-18 Total

203,120

189,580

181,310

185,820

194,110

Grand Total

665,900

806,500

868,700

851,500

871,770

Apprenticeship Participation by Age and Gender (2010/11 to 2014/15)

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

Age

Gender

Number

Number

Number

Number

Number

16-18

Female

89,090

81,640

78,900

80,760

82,710

Male

114,040

107,940

102,410

105,050

111,400

16-18 Total

203,120

189,580

181,310

185,820

194,110

Grand Total

665,900

806,500

868,700

851,500

871,770

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