Percentage of recent graduates working in jobs which do not require degree up to 47% from 39% before financial crisis.
Almost half of recent graduates in the UK are in non-graduate jobs, according to official data that has underscored the challenges facing young people entering the labour market.
The proportion of recent graduates working in jobs for which a higher educational background is not usually required was 47% this year, up sharply from 39% before the financial crisis struck. Most of the increase has come since the 2008/9 recession, the Office for National Statistics said. (...) - By Katie Allen, The guardian, 19 Novembre 2018