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The Destinations of Post Graduate Leavers From Higher Education 2014: Main Destinations

Main Destinations of 2014 Sussex UG Leavers

 

Table 1: Main destinations of 2014 Sussex PG leavers with historical Sussex and national comparative data. Unless otherwise stated, figures are given as percentages of total responses with actual numbers in brackets. 

 

 

 

Destination Categories

2014 Sussex

2014 National

 2013 Sussex

2013 National

2012 Sussex

2012 National

Employed

75% (553)

85% (80230)

71% (501)

85% (73485)

71% (612)

82% (77825)

Further Study 

11% (84)

6% (6105)

13% (93)

7% (5920)

10% (83)

 8% (7740)

Unemployed

8% (55)

5% (4240)

5% (38)

4% (3510)

6% (54)

6% (5680)

Other

6% (44)

4% (3440)

16% (113)

4% (3720)

12% (99)

4% (3610)

Total Responses

736

94015

707

 86635

858

 94855

Total in Survey

1179

1,026

 

1,126

 

Response Rate

62%

69%

 

76%

 

Comment on Table 1

The data for class of 2014 postgraduate leavers reflects the much improved position graduates find themselves this year in comparison to previous years, particularly in relation to employment rates. The number of Sussex graduates in employment has moved to 75%. This is a 4% increase from the previous year, however the further study rate has fallen, moving from 13% to 11% 

Unemployment has risen slightly at 8% from 5% in 2013 

Sussex 2012-2014 graduate destinations

Main destinations of UK and EU taught and research postgraduates