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Fair Start Scotland: economic evaluation

Published: 14 Oct 2021

This report contains findings from an independent economic evaluation of the delivery and outcomes of the Fair Start Scotland employment service. The evaluation relates to the first three years of the service, from April 2018 to March 2021.

Fair Start Scotland: economic evaluation
Annex D: Detailed results of inclusive growth analysis

Annex D: Detailed results of inclusive growth analysis

This annex shows the results of the inclusive growth analysis, detailing the breakdown of the cost-benefit analysis from the society's perspective by gender, Lot, and participant group.

Table D1. Detailed breakdown of the results of the cost-benefit analysis by gender, Lot, and participant group
Gender Total benefits Total costs Programme Cost Total benefit (Net + distributional + QALY) Financial BCR Total BCR
Women 54,731,171 29,572,152 25,416,462 72,423,934 1.9 3.4
Men 112,538,736 53,150,024 44,497,205 144,132,990 2.1 3.7
Lot Total benefits Total costs Programme Cost Total benefit (Net + distributional + QALY) Financial BCR Total BCR
East 34,867,323 16,195,048 13,467,115 46,767,896 2.2 3.9
Forth Valley 4,482,699 3,454,480 3,095,096 4,803,404 1.3 2.4
Glasgow 33,403,583 15,888,108 13,387,033 43,453,962 2.1 3.7
Highlands and Islands 6,285,608 4,286,935 3,803,143 6,816,281 1.5 2.6
Lanarkshire 24,888,247 12,606,816 10,624,177 32,573,373 2.0 3.6
North East 7,493,582 4,516,137 3,950,498 8,907,854 1.7 3.0
South West 21,462,157 10,026,648 8,379,132 29,182,323 2.1 3.9
Tayside 19,864,436 9,139,099 7,564,713 26,689,613 2.2 3.9
West 11,303,213 6,486,755 5,642,759 13,768,534 1.7 3.1
Group Total benefits Total costs Programme cost Total benefit (Net + distributional + QALY) Financial BCR Total BCR
Core 103,067,527 41,625,374 33,720,195 141,037,185 2.5 4.4
Advanced 40,332,578 23,240,071 40,332,578 49,411,645 1.7 3.1
Intense 24,100,507 17,941,680 24,100,507 26,183,231 1.3 2.5

Source: Analysis of management information, Wave 3 survey data, and cost data.


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