Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary February 2023
This publication presents statistics for Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from April 2018 to December 2022 and experimental statistics on the No One Left Behind strategic approach to employability delivery, reporting on those receiving support from April 2019 to September 2022.
This document is part of a collection
- There were 4,416 referrals to Fair Start Scotland (FSS) in the most recent quarter (October – December 2022). This is 2% higher than the previous quarter and 10% higher than the same quarter in 2021. There were 2,947 starts on FSS in the most recent quarter, 3% higher than the previous quarter and 9% higher than the same quarter in 2021.
- Overall, there have been 80,992 referrals and 54,030 starts to FSS since its launch in April 2018. The number of starts includes 3,899 re-joins to the service which has been possible since April 2021.
- There were 1,082 job starts this quarter, 10% lower than the previous quarter and 1% lower than the same quarter in 2021. Overall, there has been 18,819 job starts since FSS launched.
- For those where enough time has passed in both pre-employment support and to measure job outcomes; 37% started a job, 27% have sustained employment for 3 months, 22% have sustained employment for 6 months and 17% have sustained for 12 months.
- Experimental statistics for No One Left Behind show a total of 29,279 people started receiving support from April 2019 to September 2022. The number of people starting support has increased each year; 2,569 in year 1, 5,208 in year 2 and 14,024 in year 3. In the most recent quarter (July – September 2022) 3,754 people started to receive support.
There is a problem
Thanks for your feedback