Occupation of employed graduates in UK in 2016/17, by gender

This statistic shows employed male and female graduates of the academic year 2016/17 in the United Kingdom (UK), by standard occupational classification (SOC). Almost 48 percent of female graduates and 42.3 percent of male graduates were in professional occupations six months after leaving university.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) positions held by employed graduates in the United Kingdom (UK) as of January 2016/17, by gender

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Release date

August 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016 to 2017

Number of respondents

225,510 respondents

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

*UK domiciled full-time leavers who left Higher Education at the end of the academic year 2016/17

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