Apprentices:Written question - 112277

Q
(Bolton North East)
Asked on: 10 November 2017
Department for Education
Apprentices
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many apprenticeships her Department supported in each subject area in the last year for which figures are available.
A
Answered by: Anne Milton
Answered on: 20 November 2017

The table below provides the number of people who started apprenticeships in England in the provisional 2016/17 academic year, by a breakdown of sector subject area.

Sector Subject Area

Starts

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

7,290

Arts, Media and Publishing

860

Business, Administration and Law

137,480

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

21,010

Education and Training

8,780

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

74,010

Health, Public Services and Care

138,410

Information and Communication Technology

15,010

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

13,670

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

74,520

Science and Mathematics

290

All

491,300

Note: Figures include all funded and unfunded learners reported on the Individualised Learner Record and are rounded to the nearest 10, with the grand total rounded to the nearest 100. This is currently published by the department, and is available in the ‘Apprenticeship starts by level, framework and sector subject area data tool’:
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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