TABLE 2 PERCENTAGE OF GRADUATES BY WORK STATUS, SEX AND EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
 
Work status and Sex Total Educational Attainment
Upper Bachelor Degree Bachelor Degree Dip.Voc. and Dip.Tech. Cert.Voc. Hi.Educ.
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
(490,366) (13,299) (178,913) (136,303) (160,221) (1,630)

Employed

46.6 96.6 74.3 45.4 12.8 9.5

Unemployed

53.4 3.4 25.7 54.6 87.2 90.5

      - Looking for work

20.8 2.0 19.8 25.0 19.9 28.4

      - Not looking for work

32.6 1.4 5.9 29.6 67.3 62.1
Male 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
(228,619) (6,765) (75,060) (63,932) (81,664) (1,198)

Employed

45.5 97.0 76.9 43.8 14.1 8.4

Unemployed

54.5 3.0 23.1 56.2 85.9 91.6

      - Looking for work

20.4 1.6 17.8 26.0 19.8 29.2

      - Not looking for work

34.1 1.4 5.3 30.2 66.1 62.4
Female 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
(261,747) (6,534) (103,853) (72,371) (78,557) (432)

Employed

47.5 96.2 72.4 46.8 11.5 12.5

Unemployed

52.5 3.8 27.6 53.2 88.5 87.5

      - Looking for work

21.2 2.5 21.2 24.2 20.0 26.4

      - Not looking for work

31.3 1.3 6.4 29.0 68.5 61.1
 
Source : The High Qualified Manpower Survey 1998