Data set from Apprenticeships

Subjects - Starts, Enrolments by Age, Sex, Ethnicity, LLDD, SSA, Detailed level, STEM

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Time series of apprenticeship starts and enrolments by subject and learner demographics

Academic years: 2017/18 to 2022/23 full year and 2023/24 reported to date

Indicators: Starts, Enrolments

Filters: Detailed level, Sector subject area (tier 1), Detailed Age Group, Minority Ethnic flag, LLDD flag, Sex, STEM flag

Data set details

Further education
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Enrolments
  • Starts
  • Age group (detailed)
  • Detailed apprenticeship level
  • Learning difficulty/disability
Time period
2017/18 to 2023/24

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal375760870000
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalUnder 16140420
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal162533057860
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal173502077410
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal1846090102530

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
age_detailedAge group (detailed)
apps_level_detailedDetailed apprenticeship level
llddLearning difficulty/disability
minority_ethnicMinority ethnic


  1. Age for enrolments is based on age at the start of the programme.
  2. Age for starts is based on age at the start of the programme.
  3. Figures for 2023/24 are provisional and cover the first two quarters (Aug 2023 to Jan 2024). All other years are final, full-year figures.
  4. STEM subjects include those in the Construction, Planning and the Built Environment, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies, Information and Communication Technology, and Science and Mathematics sector subject areas.
  5. Total starts are the count of apprenticeships started at any point during the stated academic period. Learners starting more than one Apprenticeship will appear more than once.

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