Data set from Graduate labour market statistics

Skilled employment rates by graduate type

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Working age high-skilled and medium/low-skilled employment rates by graduate type (postgraduates, graduates and non-graduates) in 2023.

Data set details

Higher education
Graduate labour market statistics
Release type
Geographic levels
  • High-Skilled Employment Rate
  • Medium/Low-Skilled Employment Rate
  • Graduate Type
Time period

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Table showing first 3 rows, from underlying data
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandGraduate 16-6467.020.500
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandNon-Graduate 16-6423.744.900
2023Calendar yearNationalE92000001EnglandPostgraduate 16-6478.910.400

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
graduate_typeGraduate Type - Select the Graduate Type you are interested in
hs_employment_rateHigh-Skilled Employment Rate
mls_employment_rateMedium/Low-Skilled Employment Rate


  1. Labour Force Survey data are routinely reweighted in line with population estimates, further details are in the methodology. 
  2. The high-skilled and medium/low-skilled employment rates are derived from the 2020 ONS Standard Occupation Classifications code, for further information refer to the methodology.
  3. This release is classified as ‘official statistics in development’ due to sampling variability from low response rates, impacting the data quality as some figures are calculated using small sample sizes, for more information refer to the methodology. 

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