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Employment during the covid 19 pandemic for graduates from upper secondary school 2019 and 2020

A degree provides increased opportunities for establishment

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2022-10-26 8.00

Those who complete their higher vocational education with a degree establish themselves to a much higher degree in the labour market compared to those who complete the education without a degree. The difference is 20 percentage points or more in the three years that have been studied.


A more detailed presentation of the results are available in the report (with a summary in English)
Entry into the Labour Market among Students leaving Higher Vocational Education 2019-2021

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