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).
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).