Young people in education and training 2015

By NCVER Statistical report 23 November 2016 1838-7942

Description

A summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in an education and training activity during 2015 is provided in this publication. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational education and training (VET) students. Data tables containing state and territory breakdowns of the report can be accessed from the data tab.

Highlights

This publication presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2015. It brings together data on young people in education and training from multiple sources.

As at August 2015 there were 1.5 million young Australians aged 15 to 19, of which 83.4% were enrolled in education and training. Of these:

  • 56.8% were at school
  • 16.1% were enrolled in higher education
  • 4.5% were undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship, which was not part of a VET in Schools program
  • 5.9% were enrolled in other VET programs.

In the 2015 calendar year, there were:

  • 839 300 school students aged 15 to 19 years
  • 334 200 higher education students aged 15 to 19 years
  • 74 200 commencements in apprenticeships and traineeships by 15 to 19-year-olds
  • 872 600 VET students aged 15 to 19.

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