Notes on the data: Learning or Earning
Learning or Earning at ages 15 to 19 years, 2011
Policy context: Young people who fail to engage in school, work or further education/ training run a significant risk of school failure, unemployment, risky health behaviours and mental health problems, social exclusion, and economic and social disadvantage over the longer term .
- Taylor J. Stories of early school leaving: pointers for policy and practice. Fitzroy: Brotherhood of St Laurence; 2009.
Numerator: 15 to 19 year olds engaged in school, work or further education/ training
Denominator: 15 to 19 year olds
Detail of analysis: Per cent
Source: Compiled by PHIDU based on the ABS Census 2011 data.