Apprenticeship Statistics Report 2017 (Infographic)

Posted by Stephen on 20th February 2017

Apprenticeships have again become a popular means for UK businesses to take on and train junior employees. The government recently published its annual statistics on higher education. We delved into these statistics to look at the landscape for apprenticeships in the UK. We have created the infographic below to provide a snapshot of the apprenticeship landscape. The results are fascinating…

More people are participating in apprenticeships than ever before. 2016 saw more people start an apprenticeship than in any year since the government began tracking these statistics back in 2009!

We found that there are slightly more women than men on apprenticeships and that the north west of England has more apprentices than any other area of England. “Business, Administration and Law” make up the most popular sector for apprentices, making up nearly one-third of all apprenticeships. The age split for apprentices took us a little by surprise. Did you know that there are over 100,000 people aged over 34 on apprenticeships?

Take a look below for all of the latest figures and details on how the figures for 2016 compare to the previous year.

Infographic showing apprenticeship statistics

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