To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 19 October 2015 to Question 11065, how many of the 2 million apprenticeships created in the last Parliament were in the (a) retail, (b) skilled labour and (c) construction sector.
Apprenticeships are categorised according to the Sector Subject Area of the Apprenticeship. Table 1 shows Apprenticeship starts between 1 May 2010 and 30 April 2015 by Sector Subject Area.
There is no Sector Subject Area for skilled labour.
Table 1: Apprenticeship Starts by Sector Subject between May 2010 and April 2015
Sector Subject Area
Total starts May 2010 to April 2015
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Arts, Media and Publishing
Business, Administration and Law
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Education and Training
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Health, Public Services and Care
Languages, Literature and Culture
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Preparation for Life and Work
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Science and Mathematics
1) Source is the Individualised Learner Record
2) Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.
3) "-" represents a base value less than 50.
4) Q4 2009/10 covers May 2010 to July 2010; Q1-3 2014/15 covers August 2014 to April 2015; 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14 academic years cover August to July.