Research and analysis

Graduate labour market statistics: methodology note

The methodology we use to calculate the graduate labour market statistics for England.



The methodology note includes detail on the definitions used and coverage of the graduate labour market statistics.

We will update the note with any significant changes in the methodology.

Published 9 December 2014
Last updated 24 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the methodology note.

  2. Updated document to explain that DfE now has responsibility for this content and that we have used up-to-date 2016 'weights' for our calculations.

  3. Updated methodology note.

  4. A new methodology note has been added that provides further background on the statistics of the graduate labour market.

  5. First published.