UK government survey records only 57% of 21 to 30-year-old graduates are in high-skilled employment

Young graduates in England have enjoyed a pick-up in average pay, but the proportion in high-skilled work has fallen, according to government figures.

Echoing other reports on the high proportion of graduates in non-graduate roles, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) said 57% of graduates aged 21-30 were in high-skilled employment in the second quarter of this year. That compares with 63% in 2006.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS