Data set from Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics

Apprenticeship starts by enterprise characteristics, apprenticeship level, sex and age

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Data covering the industry characteristics of apprenticeship starts in England, where a match has been made between the ILR and the ONS IDBR.

Broken down by age band, levy status, ethnicity, IMD, level, LLDD, sector, gender, apprenticeship standard.

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of apprenticeship starts
  • Age band
  • Apprenticeship standard
  • ASA levy supported
Time period
2012/13 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal303730
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalMost deprived 20 per cent of areas59480
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalNot available2780
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalOther241480
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalOtherTotal4020

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 10 variables
Variable nameVariable description
AgeAge band
ASALevySupportedASA levy supported
IMDIndex of multiple deprivation


  1. Age, gender, learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and ethnicity are based upon self-declaration by the learner
  2. The learner's home postcode has been linked to the Index of Multiple Deprivation to identify learners living in relatively deprived areas (i.e. the 20% most deprived areas in England).

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