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how over the past decade the percentage of recent graduates working in the lower skill jobs in the economy has risen from 26.7 per cent in 2001 to around 35.9 per cent in 2011,
the number of recent graduates has increased by around 41 per cent over the past decade,
the recent recession has impacted most on the employment rate for recent graduates compared to all graduates and non-graduates,
graduates with a degree in medicine/dentistry earn the most at around £21.29 per hour. Graduates with an arts degree earn the least at £12.06 per hour. Non-graduates earn around £8.92,
new graduates (those graduating within two years) have the highest unemployment rates.
Source: Office for National Statistics
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