A level pass rates in England for the academic years 2000/01 to 2017/18. by result
England: A level results 2001-2018, by result
This statistic shows the A level examination result rates in England for the academic year 2000/01 to academic year 2017/18, by grade achieved. Over this time period, the rates for grades 'D' and 'E' have decreased year by year (with the exception of academic year 2001/02 and 2013/14). Meanwhile, the 'B' grade rate generally increased year by year, with the exception of the academic years from 2014 to 2017.
A level pass rates in England for the academic years 2000/01 to 2017/18. by result
A*ABCDE
20188.2%18.4%26.5%24%14.6%6.1%
20178.6%18.3%26.7%24.2%14.5%5.9%
20168.4%18.1%27.1%24.7%14.6%5.9%
20158.6%18%26.8%24.5%14.7%6.1%
20148.6%18.1%26.3%24.2%14.9%6.5%
20137.9%18.9%26.5%24.3%14.9%6.2%
20128.2%18.8%25.9%24%15.1%6.5%
20118.4%18.8%25.6%23.8%15.2%6.7%
20108%18.9%25.2%23.5%15.5%7.1%
20090%26.8%25.1%23.2%15.5%7.4%
20080%25.9%24.7%23.3%16%7.9%
20070%25.3%24.2%23.1%16.4%8.4%
20060%24%23.8%23.4%17%9%
20050%22.7%23.6%23.5%17.6%9.5%
20040%22.3%23.2%23.4%17.9%9.8%
20030%21.5%22.7%23.2%18.3%10.4%
20020%20.5%21.8%22.8%18.5%11.1%
20010%18.7%19.3%21.6%18.2%12.2%
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Sources

Release date

January 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2001 to 2018

Age group

16-19 years

Supplementary notes

Percentages do not sum to 100 due to 'other' results i.e. ungraded, no award (absent/declined) and pending.
A* has only been awarded since the academic year 2009/2010.

England: A level results 2001-2018, by result
This statistic shows the A level examination result rates in England for the academic year 2000/01 to academic year 2017/18, by grade achieved. Over this time period, the rates for grades 'D' and 'E' have decreased year by year (with the exception of academic year 2001/02 and 2013/14). Meanwhile, the 'B' grade rate generally increased year by year, with the exception of the academic years from 2014 to 2017.
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