Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (377)

Niall Collins

Question:

377. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Social Protection the exact number of persons employed in employment support schemes in 2012, 2013 and to date in 2014. [22365/14]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

The information requested by the Deputy is not available in my Department. I am informed however of the information in the following tabular statement which breaks down the number of participant/recipients on activation and working age employment schemes under the auspices of my Department.

Live Register Activation Programmes Participants (Source: www.cso.ie)

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December 2012

December 2013

March

2014

Back to Work Allowance Employee

18

11

8

Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Self - Employed

10,811

10,098

10,270

Short-term Enterprise Allowance

1,066

583

498

Part-Time Job Incentive scheme

215

312

317

Tús - Community Work Placement Scheme

4,543

7,108

7,355

JobBridge

5,532

6,483

6,599

Community Employment Programme (excluding supervisors)

21,081

22,575

22,832

FÁS full time training for unemployed people

9,318

8,996

8,614

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) - estimated

5,000

5,000

5,000

Back to Education Allowance

25,886

24,996

23,843

Working Age Employment Supports Recipients

-

December 2012

December 2013

March

2014

Rural Social Scheme

2,591

2,537

2,532

Job Initiative

1,139

1,051

1,084

Wage Subsidy Scheme

1,006

1,350

1,225

Jobsplus

-

1,114

1,874

Gateway

-

5

62

Partial Capacity Benefit

N/A

1,234

1,261

Question No. 378 answered with Question No. 348.