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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21654: Gordon MacDonald (Edinburgh Pentlands)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 13 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how many modern apprenticeship starts there have been in each year since 2007, including to date, broken down by local authority area.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 22 February 2019

The following tables set out modern apprenticeship starts in each local authority area, from 2007-2008 to 2012-2013 and, 2013-2014 to the most recent data published for quarter 3 of 2018/2019.

Local Authority

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Aberdeen City

595

452

682

728

1,129

952

Aberdeenshire

714

615

824

1,041

1,240

1,305

Angus

311

217

496

537

601

654

Argyll & Bute

226

159

342

278

401

296

Clackmannanshire

162

125

260

243

340

329

Dumfries & Galloway

483

327

918

636

960

894

Dundee City

339

238

975

845

674

716

East Ayrshire

402

277

416

542

682

664

East Dunbartonshire

337

198

317

372

407

437

East Lothian

254

157

201

271

364

387

East Renfrewshire

218

151

241

257

311

262

Edinburgh, City of

941

559

988

1,403

1,618

1,427

Eilean Siar

112

59

59

81

142

93

Falkirk

497

387

650

924

939

963

Fife

1,010

660

1,155

1,319

1,672

1,613

Glasgow City

1,888

1,235

2,638

2,551

3,149

2,900

Highland

508

480

915

865

985

1,229

Inverclyde

347

164

330

295

393

368

Midlothian

258

195

221

340

450

427

Moray

200

179

283

310

423

452

North Ayrshire

446

285

605

532

883

786

North Lanarkshire

1,385

850

1,563

1,785

1,955

2,126

Orkney Islands

64

35

87

59

123

92

Outwith area

12

40

65

47

79

57

Perth & Kinross

442

248

529

696

821

709

Renfrewshire

667

395

878

736

1,018

943

Scottish Borders

258

174

244

307

397

343

Shetland Islands

72

82

83

115

96

123

South Ayrshire

381

243

462

493

586

522

South Lanarkshire

1,219

711

1,373

1,447

1,712

1,744

Stirling

224

141

362

407

446

449

West Dunbartonshire

356

197

405

433

537

624

West Lothian

475

344

649

666

894

805

Total

15,803

10,579

20,216

21,561

26,427

25,691

 

2013-2018

Local Authority

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19 (Q3)

Aberdeen City

913

920

878

659

670

552

Aberdeenshire

1,258

1,253

1,083

1,011

991

833

Angus

668

622

643

612

620

443

Argyll & Bute

331

297

333

337

410

287

Clackmannanshire

287

297

289

346

319

267

Dumfries & Galloway

707

753

765

753

881

497

Dundee City

714

723

718

710

725

453

East Ayrshire

681

615

727

789

624

525

East Dunbartonshire

395

398

369

406

443

278

East Lothian

417

474

503

489

550

426

East Renfrewshire

271

303

293

284

309

249

Edinburgh, City of

1,465

1,495

1,608

1,672

1,654

1,257

Eilean Siar*

119

108

88

89

100

102

Falkirk

913

899

918

873

992

718

Fife

1,927

1,568

1,734

1,736

1,893

1,309

Glasgow City

2,752

2,745

2,710

2,871

3,013

1,997

Highland

1,158

1,269

1,321

1,403

1,519

1,073

Inverclyde

382

404

386

353

327

253

Midlothian

412

422

427

565

584

446

Moray

429

455

488

431

437

350

North Ayrshire

838

889

844

808

841

605

North Lanarkshire

2,005

2,074

2,146

2,265

2,253

1,668

Orkney Islands

108

65

120

102

135

106

Outwith area

58

44

80

68

59

73

Perth & Kinross

752

742

874

805

770

559

Renfrewshire

921

987

944

976

1,031

799

Scottish Borders

352

407

387

472

498

396

Shetland Islands

129

139

142

135

157

169

South Ayrshire

520

472

495

505

447

384

South Lanarkshire

1,545

1,674

1,644

1,733

1,850

1,395

Stirling

437

406

411

436

410

318

West Dunbartonshire

581

545

613

604

568

421

West Lothian

839

783

837

964

1,065

687

Total

25,284

25,247

25,818

26,262

27,145

19,895

NB: Outwith area, refers to Modern Apprentices with a home postcode outwith Scotland.

* Na h-Eileanan Siar from 2016/17 due to name change.