Advanced Learner Loans - Spend

In 2018/19 ALL spend accounted for almost £7.4 million of which:

Advanced Learner Loan spend by Local Authority

Graph showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by Local Authority

46% was accounted for by learners living within Birmingham, 14% in Sandwell, 11% in Dudley, 10% in Walsall, 9% in Wolverhampton, 8% in Coventry and 2% Solihull.

Advanced Learner Loan spend by LEP area

Pie chart showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by LEP area

48% was accounted for by learners living within Birmingham and Solihull LEP area, 44% within the Black Country LEP and 8% within Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area

Advanced Learner Loan spend by Level

Pie chart showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by Level

97% related to Level 3 enrolments

Advanced Learner Loan spend by postcode

Map showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by Postcode

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

Advanced Learner Loan spend by sector

Graph showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by sector

24% of this spend relates to health and social care and 11% to engineering

Advanced Learner Loan spend by employment status upon enrolment

Pie chart showing Advanced Learner Loan spend by employment status upon enrolment

28% was accounted for by unemployed learners, a further 16% by learners out of work but not looking for work with half of learners in paid employment.

Advanced Learner Loan spend in relation to unemployed by age

Pie chart showing Advanced Learner Loan spend in relation to unemployed by age

Of the £2.1 million spend relating to unemployed learners, 70% was accounted for by those aged 24+