Report

Statistics

Description

Presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2014.

Highlights
This publication presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2014. It brings together data on young people in education and training from multiple sources.

It is estimated that, as at August 2014, 82.7% of young Australians aged 15 to 19 years
old participated in education and training. The estimate suggests:

  • 55.8% were at school, of these:
    - 14.6% participated in VET in Schools programs
  • 15.9% were enrolled in higher education
  • 4.7% were undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship, which was not part of a
    VET in Schools program
  • 6.1% were enrolled in other VET programs.

In the 2014 calendar year, there were:

  • 1.5 million young Australians
  • 823 700 school students aged 15 to 19 years
  • 236 600 schools students aged 15 to 19 years participating in VET in Schools programs
  • 324 900 higher education students aged 15 to 19 years
  • 78 300 commencements in apprenticeships and traineeships by 15 to 19-year-olds
  • 825 100 total VET students aged 15 to 19 years (reported in the first transition year of mandatory reporting).
Publication Details
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ISSN: 
1838-7942
Published year only: 
2015
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