The 2010 Early School Leavers survey was the fourth statewide survey of the destinations of students who left Queensland Government schools in Years 10, 11 or early in Year 12. The survey results show the initial study and work destinations of young people after leaving school during 2009.
Student enrolment data was used to identify 7947 individuals who were in scope of the survey. During the interview process 744 individuals were identified as having recommenced secondary school study, leaving 7203 early school leavers in 2009.
The survey was conducted in three stages from:
A total of 4355 interviews were completed, representing a 60.5 per cent response rate.
Summary results of the 2010 Early School Leavers survey show:
Detailed results of the 2010 Early School Leavers survey are available in a comprehensive statewide report 1.1M.
Thank you to the young people who took part in the 2010 Early School Leavers survey and contributed to its success.
This page was last reviewed on 30 May 2011