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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics A level entries and results (pupils aged 17 only) by ethnic background

This table covers data published in the Welsh Government’s annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the number of A level entries into all subject groups and the percentage of those entries achieving each A level grade. The default view shows the most up to date results, historic years can be selected from the year drop down menu. For more information see the Web links.

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Click here to sortNumber of entriesIncludes entries taken in previous years and excludes discounted exams  to be consistent with other key performance measures.  It is possible for pupils to have entered more than one exam within a small number of subject groups.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-APercentage of those entries that achieved A*-A.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-CPercentage of those entries that achieved A*-C.Click here to sortPercentage achieving A*-EPercentage of those entries that achieved an A*-E.
[Collapse]2015/16[Collapse]Black, Asian and Minority EthnicAll Subjects1,940237499
[Collapse]WhiteWhite- BritishAll Subjects21,741217599
[Collapse]2016/17[Collapse]Black, Asian and Minority EthnicAll Subjects1,9212475100
[Collapse]WhiteWhite- BritishAll Subjects20,259227599
[Collapse]2017/18[Collapse]Black, Asian and Minority EthnicAll Subjects2,039277699
[Collapse]WhiteWhite- BritishAll Subjects18,400247699
[Collapse]2018/19[Collapse]Black, Asian and Minority EthnicAll Subjects1,996297899
[Collapse]WhiteWhite- BritishAll Subjects17,343257799
[Collapse]2019/20[Collapse]Black, Asian and Minority EthnicAll Subjects2,0404493100
[Collapse]WhiteWhite- BritishAll Subjects16,8144192100

Metadata

Title

A level entries and results (pupils aged 17 only) by ethnic background

Last update

December 2021 December 2021

Next update

December 2022

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Welsh Examinations Database, Welsh Government (via Awarding Organisations and a contracted collection body)

Source 2

Pupil Level Annual School Census (PLASC), Welsh Government

Contact email

school.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

This table covers data published in the Welsh Government's annual "Examination Results" release. It provides information on the number of A level entries into all subject groups and the percentage of those entries achieving each A level grade. For more information see the Weblinks.

Note that this year, the definition of this table has changed. This table now includes entries taken in previous years, and discounted exams are excluded. This is so that the table is consistent with the rest of the key performance indicators. Figures should be treated with caution - it is possible for pupils to have entered more than one exam within a small number of subject groups.


Rounding applied

Percentages are shown as whole numbers and have been rounded to 0 decimal places.

Statistical quality

For more Information see the notes section of the Examination Results release (See Weblinks)

Keywords

A level; KS5