A joint survey by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare revealed that the employment rate for university graduates in March 2023 reached 3%, a new record high. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology believes this is a result of companies increasing hiring due to the worsening labor shortage.

 According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the survey will take into account factors such as establishment of institutions and regional balance, and will examine approximately 62 graduates this spring from a total of 20 schools across the country: 10 universities, 20 junior colleges, 112 technical colleges, and 6,000 vocational colleges. We asked people about their employment status as of April 2024, 4.

 Of these, the employment rate for university undergraduate graduates was 0.8 points higher than the same period last year. The rate for national and public universities was the highest ever at 1.1%, an increase of 98.5 points from the same period last year, and the second highest rate at private universities at 0.7%, an increase of 97.9 points.

 The employment rate for male university students is 97.9% and 98.3% for females. For national and public universities, the rate is 97.6% for males and 99.5% for females, while for private universities it is 97.9% for both males and females. The numbers for men overall, women at public universities, and men at private universities are at record highs.

 For liberal arts students, the percentage was 0.8%, 97.9 points higher than the same period last year, the second highest percentage ever. 2% of science students. This was 98.8 points higher than the same period last year, marking a new record high. By region, the Chugoku/Shikoku region had the highest rate of 0.7%.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Survey on the employment status of university graduates in 5 (as of April 4)

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