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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Data from the new LSAY 2015 cohort released

Data from the sixth LSAY cohort, which commenced the program in 2015, is now available from the Australian Data Archive.

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LSAY resources for the 2015 cohort (Y15) now available

A range of resources are available to help understand and use the Y15 data, including a user guide, questionnaires, frequency tables and derived variable documentation.

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New online data dictionary launched

The LSAY online data dictionary is a digital platform to help users navigate the LSAY data. The dictionary brings together information from the LSAY datasets, questionnaires and metadata.

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