Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1270, 1274, 1276)

John Brady

Question:

1270. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons aged from 18 to 25 years of age in receipt of a jobseeker's payment. [13423/19]

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John Brady

Question:

1274. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons aged from 18 to 25 years of age who are engaged in job activation schemes in tabular form. [13427/19]

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John Brady

Question:

1276. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons aged from 18 to 25 years of age who are in receipt of the back to education allowance. [13429/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1270, 1274 and 1276 together.

The information requested by the Deputy is provided in tabular form. The figures supplied refer to February 2019.

Age

Jobseeker's Allowance

Jobseeker's Benefit

Back to Education Allowance

18

1518

-

24

19

2332

13

105

20

2562

67

195

21

2438

222

320

22

2415

343

332

23

2395

556

356

24

2309

666

349

25

2788

713

442

Activation Programmes

Age

Back to Work schemes

Part-time Job Incentive

TÚS

Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme

Community Employment Schemes*

SOLAS full-time training for the unemployed

Youth Employment

Support Scheme

18

-

-

-

8

30

423

9

19

-

-

30

29

69

410

23

20

1

-

104

39

92

335

25

21

2

-

109

127

176

230

20

22

10

-

130

97

234

190

19

23

16

1

105

93

276

161

14

24

22

-

111

85

287

174

14

25

28

1

56

70

287

147

1

* excluding Supervisors