The 2007 Early Leavers survey was the first 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 2006.
Student enrolment data was used to identify 11 280 individuals who were in scope of the survey. During the interview process 990 individuals were identified as having recommenced secondary school study, leaving 10 290 early school leavers in 2006.
The 2007 Early Leavers survey was conducted between 29 May and 19 June 2007.
A total of 5214 interviews were completed, representing a 50.7 per cent response rate.
Summary results of the 2007 Early Leavers survey show:
Detailed results of the 2007 Early Leavers survey are available in a detailed statewide report 414K.
Thank you to the young people who took part in the 2007 Early Leavers survey and contributed to its success.