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Publication - Statistics publication

Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland: 2017 statistics

Published: 28 Feb 2018
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788516792

Experimental statistics release on the first nine months of Scotland's devolved employment services, Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland.

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Contents
Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland: 2017 statistics
Main findings

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Main findings

Overall, a total of 4,554 people joined Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, as a result of 7,448 referrals made to the services during the period 3 April to 29 December 2017. [1, 2]

4,472 of these people had a recorded start date on the services which fell within the same period, 3 April to 29 December 2017.

Work First Scotland

A total of 3,620 people joined Work First Scotland, as a result of 5,652 referrals made to the service during the period 3 April to 29 December 2017. This means 64% of those referred subsequently chose to participate. [3]

3,545 of these people had a recorded start date on the service which fell within the same period, 3 April to 29 December 2017.

Work Able Scotland

A total of 934 people joined Work Able Scotland, as a result of 1,796 referrals made to the service during the period 3 April to 29 December 2017. This means 52% of those referred subsequently chose to participate. [4]

927 of these people had a recorded start date on the service which fell within the same period, 3 April to 29 December 2017.


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