Publication - Statistics publication

Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland statistics: quarters one and two, 2017

Published: 6 Dec 2017
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Statistics, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788514880

This experimental statistics release is the first in a new series about Scotland’s devolved employment services.

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Contents
Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland statistics: quarters one and two, 2017
Main findings

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Main findings

Overall, a total of 3,633 people joined Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, as a result of 5,828 referrals made to the services during the period 3 April to 29 September 2017. [1] [2]

3,459 of these people had a recorded start date on the services which fell within the same time period, 3 April to 29 September 2017.

Work First Scotland

A total of 2,901 people joined Work First Scotland, as a result of 4,433 referrals made to the service during the period 3 April to 29 September 2017. This means 65% of those referred subsequently chose to participate. [3]

2,760 of these people had a recorded start date on the service which fell within the same time period, 3 April to 29 September 2017.

Work Able Scotland

A total of 732 people joined Work Able Scotland, as a result of 1,395 referrals made to the service during the period 3 April to 29 September 2017. This means 52% of those referred subsequently chose to participate. [4]

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


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