Image copyright Getty Images Seventeen-year-old ladies are most probably to have been placed on furlough through the coronavirus disaster, official information reveals.Some 61% of jobs carried out by these younger ladies had wages paid by the state, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) mentioned.Young males of the identical age have been additionally extra seemingly than to not have been furloughed, hitting 58% of their jobs. Men aged of their 40s and ladies aged 41 to 58 have been least more likely to have been placed on the scheme.More than 9 million staff who’re unable to do their job due to the coronavirus outbreak have had their wages paid by the federal government.The furlough scheme was designed to assist folks placed on depart due to the outbreak, and stop mass redundancies. Firms begin paying in direction of the scheme from August. It will shut in October. Detailed information has been printed by HMRC which reveals the place the scheme was used till the top of June, by which level it had price the Treasury £26.5bn.People working for smaller firms usually tend to have been furloughed than these employed by larger companies.Some 57% of jobs at companies with between 5 and 9 staff had been furloughed, in contrast with 19% at firms with 250 or extra staff.A handful of bigger firms have been repaying furlough cash claimed from the Treasury.By sector, these working in lodging and meals providers had the best proportion of employers furloughing no less than some employees (87%) and the best proportion of whole employments furloughed at 73%.The native authority with the best proportion of jobs furloughed was South Lakeland at 40% and the bottom was Boston in Lincolnshire at 20%.