What Youth Think About...
18 %

About 18% of Year 10 students expected to be a ‘Health Professional’ at age 30, with this being the most popular choice of profession.

20 %

Of those who were a part of an individual or team sport, took art, music or performance lessons, or engaged in cultural activities, around 1 in 5 were representing their town, city or state.

42 %

Among those who wanted to pursue a vocational pathway more males than females thought their peers wanted to do the same (42% agreement for males compared to 23% agreement for females).


815 students mentioned Friends when asked what the best part of Year 10 was.

52 %

Many young people felt that the pandemic hampered their progress, with 52% reporting that their Year 9 suffered as a result of the disruption caused by COVID-19.