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Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: Statistical Summary published - 7 February 2024

07 February 2024

The latest statistics were published on 7 February 2024 and demonstrate the continued impact of devolved employability provision in Scotland in supporting people of all ages who want help and support on their journey towards and into work.

  • There have been 111,105 starts on either Fair Start Scotland (FSS) or No One Left Behind since April 2018 up to September 2023. 
  • Official statistics in development for No One Left Behind show a total of 47,342 people started receiving support from April 2019 to September 2023. 
  • Of the 47,342 people receiving support through No One Left Behind services, 14,822 have entered employment, with over 15,000 people also achieving other positive outcomes, such as gaining a qualification, starting work experience or volunteering.
  • There have been 63,763 starts to FSS since April 2018, including 5,615 re-joins which has been possible since April 2021. 
  • Overall, there have been 22,659 job starts since FSS launched

The full publication can be found at the link below.

Scotland's Devolved Employment Services: Statistical Summary February 2024 - (

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