Understanding youth transitions


The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) is a study that follows young Australians over 10 years, from their mid-teens to mid-twenties, as they move through school to further study, work and beyond.

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GENERATION Z: LIFE DURING COVID-19


This infographic brings together information from LSAY participants who commenced the program when they were 15 years old in 2015. Using findings from their 2020 interviews, we look at their engagement with study and work and how these have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. We also explore how COVID-19 has affected their living arrangements, finances and mental health.

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Generation Z: impact of COVID-19

Using findings from the LSAY 2020 interviews, we explore how engagement with study and work have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic

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Access the latest data from the Y15 2020 interviews

Data collected from the Y15 2020 (wave 6) interviews are now available. Apply to access the LSAY data from the ADA Dataverse.

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The 2021 survey is now open.

Last year your responses shaped important decisions about young Australians. This year, let’s keep things moving!

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