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Languages graduates least employable.

Languages graduates least employable.

Languages graduates are now the least employable in Britain, new figures show. 

Data released by the Office for National Statistics shows that recent graduates who have studied languages have an employment rate of 84 per cent, the lowest of any degree subject, and their average annual salary has fallen by more than £5,000 in four years. 

The figure has fallen from 87 per cent in 2013, the last time the data, was released, and puts the discipline below arts, humanities and social sciences in terms of employment rates. 

Entries to university for modern languages have declined sharply in recent years, as fewer students take the subjects at GCSE and A-Level. 

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