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Latest Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: statistical summary published

30 November 2022

The most recent statistics published on 30 November 2022 show that:

  • There were 51,076 starts on Fair Start Scotland (FSS) from its launch in April 2018 up to September 2022. The number of starts includes 3,463 re-joins to the service, re-joining FSS has been possible since April 2021.
  • There has been a total of 17,669 job starts since the launch of FSS in April 2018.
  • 73% of FSS starts entering employment went on to sustain employment for 3 months, 81% of those who sustained employment for 3 months went on to reach 6 months, and 77% of those who sustained employment for 6 months went on to reach at least 12 months.
  • Experimental statistics for No One Left Behind show that a total of 24,907 people started receiving support in the three and a quarter years period from April 2019 to June 2022.

The full publication can be found at the link below.

Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: Statistical Summary - (

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