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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Europe’s evolving graduate labour markets: supply, demand, underemployment and pay

  Mean Standard deviation Inter-period/country range
Tertiary graduate attainment share in the labour force (%) 28.6 8.8 33.0
Share of high-skilled occupations (%) 42.2 6.9 29.7
Under-employment rate among graduates (%) 17.9 7.4 32.5
Graduates’ wages (PPP-adjusted monthly € earnings, 2015 prices) 3558.4 1217.3 5662.9
Agea 41.5 1.5 6.1
Percentage malea 48.8 6.3 26.4
Percentage foreign borna 12.2 11.0 55.0
  1. Europe 2005/2015
  2. Derived from unweighted country averages
  3. aBase is the working-age population with tertiary qualifications
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