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New Deal Statistics: Figures to February 2010/November 2009
New Deal for Young People (aged 18-24 years) (1)
- Between January 1998 and February 2010 there were 120,300 starts in total, with 600 of these still participating at the end of November 2009.
- Between January 1998 and November 2009, 57,400 young people have secured jobs, whilst on, or when leaving, any stage of the New Deal process. This includes 48,800 people (85 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(2).
- There have been 19,500 starts for disabled people on the programme which resulted in 6,800 disabled people gaining sustained jobs(2). There have been 3,100 starts to the programme for young people from an ethnic minority, which have resulted in 1,100 people from ethnic minorities gaining sustained jobs(2).
New Deal 25plus (aged 25 years plus) (1)
- Between July 1998 and February 2010, there were 53,000 starts on either the original or enhanced programme(3). Of these, 200 were still participating at the end of November 2009.
- Between July 1998 and November 2009, 17,500 people aged 25 plus have secured jobs, whilst on, or when leaving, any stage of the New Deal process. This includes 14,500 people (83 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(2).
- There have been 17,200 starts for disabled people on either the original or enhanced programme(3) which resulted in 4,700 disabled people gaining sustained jobs(2). There have been 1,900 starts for people from an ethnic minority to either the original or enhanced programme(3) which resulted in 500 people from ethnic minorities gaining sustained jobs(2).
New Deal for Lone Parents
- Between October 1998 and February 2010, there were 106,700 starts in total.
- Between October 1998 and November 2009, 43,400(4) lone parents had gained a job since their initial interview. This includes 25,400(4) people (59 per cent) who have entered sustained jobs(2).
- There were 7,400 starts for disabled people on the programme and 2,000 starts for lone parents from an ethnic minority on the programme.
(1) The New Deal for Young People and New Deal 25plus programmes were replaced in October 2009 by the Flexible New Deal (FND) programme. However, statistics for FND are not yet available from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
(2) A job from which the participant does not return to New Deal within 13 weeks. This includes jobs in which participants have been employed for less than 13 weeks, but have not yet returned to New Deal.
(3) From April 2001, New Deal 25plus was extended so that those aged 25plus became eligible for the programme once they had been claiming JSA for 18 out of the last 21 months. The programme was also enhanced to provide clients with access to a greater and more tailored range of support and provision.
(4) This is the sum of the rounded local authority figures due to no Jobcentre Plus regions figures being available this quarter due to quality issues.
The data used here are obtained using the Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study. More detailed statistics on New Deal in Wales can be obtained from the website of the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP).
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11 August 2010