Numbers of apprentices as a proportion of working age and employed population
Figures are for June 30 of each year
Numbers of non-trade trainees began a steep decline during the previous Labor government
NCVER warns that its series contains several breaks due to classifications changes, for example. Most importantly, data was not uniformly reported by states and territories until 1995. Rates for June 2021 are based on NCVER’s March 2022 quarterly update.