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Pre-Work Programme, New Enterprise Allowance and Employment Schemes statistics

Statistics on Employment Schemes, New Enterprise Allowance, pre-Work Programme mandatory programmes, Youth Offer, Youth Contract and Get Britain Working.

This collection brings together statistics on:

  • Employment Schemes
  • New Enterprise Allowance
  • Pre-Work Programme support mandatory programmes – publication ended in November 2016
  • Youth Offer – publication ended in August 2016
  • Youth Contract and Get Britain Working – publication ended in August 2015

Find future release dates in the Statistics release calendar.

Find contact information and more about DWP statistics on the Statistics at DWP page.

Employment Schemes

Due to a data issue there is a delay to the next release of these statistics, which were due to be published on 28 February 2018.

Work to investigate and resolve this issue has begun and we will publish further updates and a revised publication date in the statistics release calendar as soon as possible.

These publications include official statistics on:

  • work experience starts
  • sector-based work academy starts
  • skills conditionality referrals and starts

New Enterprise Allowance

Before December 2013, New Enterprise Allowance statistics were included in Get Britain Working statistics.

  1. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2017

    • Official Statistics
  3. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to April 2017

    • Official Statistics
  4. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to March 2017

    • Official Statistics
  5. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2016

    • Official Statistics
  6. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2016

    • Official Statistics
  7. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to June 2016

    • Official Statistics
  8. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to March 2016

    • Official Statistics
  9. New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Dec 2015

    • Official Statistics
  10. New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Sept 2015

    • Official Statistics
  11. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to June 2015

    • Official Statistics
  12. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to March 2015

    • Official Statistics
  13. New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Dec 2014

    • Official Statistics
  14. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2014

    • Official Statistics
  15. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to June 2014

    • Official Statistics
  16. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to March 2014

    • Official Statistics
  17. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2013

    • Official Statistics
  18. New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to August 2013

    • Official Statistics
  19. New Enterprise Allowance: analysis of benefit status of participants

    • Official Statistics
  20. New Enterprise Allowance statistics: background information note

    • Guidance

Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes

This publication ended in November 2016. Publication of on-going statistics on skills conditionality is now reported under “Employment Schemes”.

These publications provided the following mandatory programmes statistics:

  • mandatory work activity referrals and starts (this scheme ended in March 2016)
  • skills conditionality initial provider interview, training placement and National Career Service referrals and starts

We also published an ad hoc statistical release of the early impacts of Mandatory Work Activity.

  1. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to August 2016

    • Official Statistics
  2. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to February 2016

    • Official Statistics
  3. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2015

    • Official Statistics
  4. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Feb 2015

    • Official Statistics
  5. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2014

    • Official Statistics
  6. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Feb 2014

    • Official Statistics
  7. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2013

    • Official Statistics
  8. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Feb 2013

    • Official Statistics
  9. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2012

    • Official Statistics
  10. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Feb 2012

    • Official Statistics
  11. Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Nov 2011

    • Official Statistics
  12. Early impacts of Mandatory Work Activity

    • Official Statistics

Youth Offer

This publication ended in August 2016. Publication of on-going statistics on work experience and sector-based work academies for all ages is now reported under “Employment Schemes”.

These statistics cover work experience and sector-based work academies for 18 to 24 year olds. These have been funded by the Youth Offer since April 2015.

Youth Contract and Get Britain Working

This publication ended in August 2015. Publication of on-going statistics on work experience and sector-based work academies for all ages is now reported under “Employment Schemes”.

Youth Contract publications provided statistics on:

  • work experience and sector-based work academies
  • Youth Contract Wage Incentives

Statistics for work experience and sector-based work academy starts were previously published in Get Britain Working statistics.

We also published an ad hoc release of the early impacts of work experience.

  1. Youth Contract: April 2012 to May 2015

    • Official Statistics
  2. Youth Contract: April 2012 to November 2014

    • Official Statistics
  3. Youth Contract: April 2012 to May 2014

    • Official Statistics
  4. Youth Contract: April 2012 to November 2013

    • Official Statistics
  5. Geographical breakdowns of Get Britain Working statistics

    • Official Statistics
  6. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, August 2013

    • Official Statistics
  7. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, February 2013

    • Official Statistics
  8. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, August 2012

    • Official Statistics
  9. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, May 2012

    • Official Statistics
  10. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, February 2012

    • Official Statistics
  11. Pre-Work Programme support: Get Britain Working, November 2011

    • Official Statistics
  12. Early impacts of the work experience programme

    • Official Statistics
Published 21 August 2013
Last updated 9 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added latest New Enterprise Allowance statistics, with data from April 2011 to December 2017.
  2. Added a note about a delay to the next release of Employment Schemes statistics, due to be published on 28 February 2018. This is due to a data issue. Work to investigate and resolve this issue has begun and we will publish further updates and a revised publication date in the statistics release calendar as soon as possible.
  3. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2017' statistics.
  4. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to April 2017' statistics.
  5. Added 'Employment Schemes: work experience, sector-based work academy and skills conditionality starts to May 2017' statistics. Also added a background information and methodology document for the Employment Schemes statistics.
  6. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to March 2017' statistics.
  7. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to December 2016' statistics.
  8. Added 'Employment schemes: work experience, sector-based work academy and skills conditionality starts to November 2016' statistics.
  9. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: April 2011 to September 2016' statistics.
  10. Published statistics on 'Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to August 2016'.
  11. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to June 2016' statistics.
  12. Added statistics on 'Youth Offer: work experience and sector-based work academy starts to May 2016'.
  13. Added 'New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to March 2016' statistics.
  14. Published statistics on 'Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to February 2016'.
  15. Published 'New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Dec 2015' statistics.
  16. Published statistics on 'Youth Offer: work experience and sector-based work academy starts to Nov 2015'.
  17. Published 'New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Sept 2015' statistics.
  18. Published statistics on 'Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2015'.
  19. Published latest New Enterprise Allowance statistics (data to June 2015).
  20. Added Youth Contract statistics to May 2015.
  21. Added latest stats for New Enterprise Allowance: Apr 2011 to Mar 2015.
  22. Published statistics on 'Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Feb 2015'.
  23. Added Wage Incentive payments data for the months June 2014 to November 2014 to the publication 'Youth Contract official statistics: April 2012 to November 2014'.
  24. Published latest New Enterprise Allowance statistics covering the period April 2011 to December 2014.
  25. Published latest Youth Contract statistics with data for April 2012 to November 2014 (inclusive).
  26. Added latest statistics on New Enterprise Allowance covering the period April 2011 to September 2014.
  27. Added latest statistics on Pre-Work Programme support: mandatory programmes: May 2011 to Aug 2014.
  28. Published New Enterprise Allowance quarterly statistics, covering the period April 2011 to June 2014.
  29. Published latest official statistics on the Youth Contract with data to May 2014.
  30. Published New Enterprise Allowance statistics to March 2014.
  31. Published latest statistics on Mandatory programmes (with data to February 2014).
  32. Pre-Work Programme support: New Enterprise Allowance statistics published for the period April 2011 to December 2013 published.
  33. Added February Youth Contract statistics (data up to and including November 2013)
  34. New Enterprise Allowance statistics December 2013 published.
  35. Mandatory programmes official statistics from May 2011 to August 2013 published.
  36. Date of next statistical release confirmed as 27 Nov 2013.
  37. First published.