More than 1.1 million or 76% of 15 to 19 year olds nationally attended school, vocational education and training (VET) or university in August 2009, according to this statistical report.
Developed by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), this report provides a clear picture of how many young people studied in 2009 and where.
Of the 1.1 million 15 to 19 year old students enrolled in education and training in 2009:
· 51% attended school
· 12% undertook higher education
· 6% studied at a VET provider, studying a vocational course other than an apprenticeship or traineeship
· 5% undertook a trade apprenticeship or traineeship
· 2% undertook a non-trade apprenticeship or traineeship.