6227.0 - Education and Work, Australia, May 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/11/2011   
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TRANSITION FROM EDUCATION TO WORK


COMPLETING A NON-SCHOOL COURSE OF STUDY

In May 2011, there were 1.0 million people aged 15-64 years who had completed the non-school qualification in which they were enrolled in 2010. These people were more likely to be employed in May 2011 than the rest of the population (81% compared with 75%) (Table 10 and Table 16).


SCHOOL LEAVERS

In May 2011, there were 319,900 people aged 15-24 years who were enrolled in secondary school in 2010 but were not in May 2011. Of these school leavers, 26% were employed and not studying. In 2011, 8% of school leavers aged 15-24 years were unemployed and not enrolled at a non-school institution with a further 9% not in the labour force and not enrolled at a non-school institution (Table 19).