We refer to the article “Young, Educated and Jobless” published in the print edition of The Edge Singapore on July 1, 2019, which claimed that in Singapore, only “...41.6% of degree holders between the ages of 20 and 29 were employed. This translates into roughly 58% of university graduates who were unemployed”.

This statement is wrong. The 41.6% cited in the article is the proportion of employed residents aged 20-29 who are degree holders — not the employment rate.

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