Data set from Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics

Table 6 Apprenticeship starts during coronavirus and enterprise characteristics

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Data to illustrate the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on apprenticeship starts in England, where a match has been made between the ILR and the ONS IDBR

Broken down by enterprise sector, two digit sector code and enterprise size, gender, shutdown sector status, COVID-19 time period and age band. 

Data set details

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Apprenticeships in England by industry characteristics
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of apprenticeship starts
  • Percentage of apprenticeship starts
  • Age band
  • Gender
  • Sector of enterprise
Time period
2018/19 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotal301410100
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalOther25417084.3258773646
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalTotalShutdown sector4724015.6741226353
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalAugust to 22nd MarchTotal24609081.6458425952
201920Academic yearNationalEnglandE92000001TotalTotalTotalTotalTotalAugust to 22nd MarchOther20536068.131540008

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 9 variables
Variable nameVariable description
AgeAge band
CovidTimePeriodTime period during coronavirus
EmployerSizeSize of employer
NumberofStartsNumber of apprenticeship starts
PercentageofStartsPercentage of apprenticeship starts


  1. Percentages are rounded to one decimal place and are calculated on unrounded volumes.

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