Adult Education Budget - Spend

In 2018/19 AEB spend accounted for almost £59 million of which:

AEB spend by Local Authority

Graph showing AEB spend by Local Authority

More than half was accounted for by learners living within Birmingham

AEB spend by LEP area

Pie chart showing AEB spend by LEP area

60% by learners living within Birmingham and Solihull LEP area, 34% within the Black Country LEP and the remainder within Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area

AEB spend by Level

Pie chart showing AEB spend by Level

Almost 60% related to Level 1 or lower enrolments, almost a third to level 2 enrolments, with just under 10% level 3 enrolments

AEB spend by Postcode

Map showing AEB spend by Postcode

Particular concentrations of AEB spend is evident in a number of localities within Birmingham and to a lesser extent, Walsall, Sandwell and Wolverhampton

AEB spend by sector

Pie chart showing AEB spend by sector

Over 60% relates to essential skills and just under 40% to professional and technical skills

AEB statutory entitlement and ESOL spend

Graph showing AEB statutory entitlement and ESOL spend

The statutory entitlements of Maths enrolments accounted for 14% and English (11%), with ESOL accounting for 17%

AEB spend by employment status upon enrolment

Pie Chart showing AEB spend by employment status upon enrolment

More than 60% was accounted for by unemployed learners, a further 11% by learners out of work but not looking for work and almost a quarter by learners in paid employment.

AEB spend in relation to unemployed by age

Pie chart showing AEB spend in relation to unemployed by age

Of the nearly £37 million spend relating to unemployed learners, just over 80% was accounted for by those aged 24+