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In 2018, for graduates aged 20-34 in the European Union (EU) who had attained a tertiary level education within the previous three years, the employment rate stood at 85.5%. Meanwhile, in Lithuania, 90,4% graduates were employed, Eurostat releases.
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This is 0.6 percentage points above the rate in 2017 and 1.4 percentage points below the previous high point of 86.9% in 2008.

The EU Member States with the highest employment rates for recent tertiary graduates in 2018 were Malta (96.7%), the Netherlands (94.8%), Germany (94.3%) and Luxembourg (94.0%).

In contrast, there were four EU Member States where the rate was less than 80%: Spain (77.9%), Croatia (75.2%), Italy (62.8%) and Greece (59.0%).

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