This publication presents information about the educational experience and associated characteristics of persons aged 15 to 74 years.
Statistics in this publication were collected in May 2013 as a supplement to the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS).
Information collected in the survey includes: labour force characteristics; participation in education in the survey month and in the year prior to the survey; type of educational institution attended; level of education of current and previous study; highest year of school completed; level of highest non-school qualification; level of highest educational attainment; transition from education to work; enrolment experience; selected characteristics of apprentices and trainees; and unmet demand for apprenticeships and traineeships.
Information on the concepts and methods used in the survey, reliability of the results, definitions and interpretation are included in the Explanatory Notes, Technical Note and Glossary. Unless otherwise specified, differences between data items highlighted in the Summary of Findings are statistically significant (refer to the Significance Testing section of the Technical Note).