Data set from Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics

Apprenticeship starts by enterprise characteristics

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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 levy status, enterprise size, two-digit SIC of enterprise, IMD, sector of enterprise and standard classification. 

Data set details

Further education
Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics
Release type
Geographic levels
National, Regional
  • Number of apprenticeship starts
  • Apprenticeship standard
  • ASA levy supported
  • Index of multiple deprivation
Time period
2012/13 to 2020/21

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal303730
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalAccommodation2230
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalActivities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities3380
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalActivities of head offices; management consultancy activities4730
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalActivities of membership organisations1220

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ASALevySupportedASA levy supported
EmployerSizeSize of enterprise
IMDIndex of multiple deprivation
NumberofStartsNumber of apprenticeship starts
SectorSector of enterprise


  1. 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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