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: leaving school


Using the latest results from the LSAY Y15 cohort, Generation Z: leaving school explores young people’s experiences as they reach the end of their schooling years and begin to transition into post-school study and enter the workforce.

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Latest News


LSAY tops Bristol University Press (BUP) most read articles in 2019

‘An introduction to LSAY’ is one of LLCS’s top 5 most read articles in 2019. Access the article for free in February.

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Financial outcomes in adolescence and early adulthood

This Melbourne Institute paper uses LSAY alongside two other longitudinal surveys to compare measures of financial outcomes for young adults

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LSAY Y15 wave 4 (2018) data now available

Data collected from the Y15 wave 4 (2018) interviews are now available. Apply to access the LSAY data from the ADA Dataverse.

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