The data presents information on the number of job opportunities created and filled, and other management information from the Jobs Growth Wales scheme.
Jobs Growth Wales is a programme designed to help unemployed 16-24 year olds living in Wales into employment for six months in a job paying at least the National Minimum Wage. The first Jobs Growth Wales scheme started in April 2012 and ended in April 2015. The second scheme started in September 2015.
As a result of initial evaluation findings of Jobs Growth Wales 1, a number of changes were made to the programme to strengthen those areas which were most effective and remove any areas that did not perform so well. Whilst the resultant Jobs Growth Wales 2 programme is smaller than the original programme, its targeted support aims to be more effective at helping young people return to work.