New Enterprise Allowance: Females

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 1st March 2017.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of New Enterprise Allowance (a) recipients and (b) mentors were women in each NUTS 1 designated region in each year since 2011-12.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

This information is not available. We do however hold the following:

Number and proportion of claimants who started New Enterprise Allowance by gender:

April 2011 to September 2016

Male

108,450

62%

Female

66,210

38%

Total

175,370

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Number and proportion of claimants who started New Enterprise Allowance by Government Office Region: April 2011 to September 2016

North East

11,280

North West

25,000

Yorkshire & Humberside

20,340

West Midlands

16,750

East Midlands

9,990

East of England

14,000

South East

13,960

London

25,000

South West

10,860

Scotland

16,360

Wales

8,700

Total

175,370

(1) Data Source - DWP LMS opportunities evaluation database June 2016 for April 2011 to December 2015, DWP PRaP database November 2016 for Jan 2015 to Sept 2016. (2) Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. (3) Proportions may not sum to 100 due to rounding and unknown characteristics.

We do not hold information on mentors.

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