Proportion of GCSE entries that achieved a pass grade in the UK 1988-2023

Proportion of GCSE entries awarded a C/4 or higher in the United Kingdom between 1988 and 2023

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Release date

August 2023


United Kingdom

Survey time period

1988 to 2023

Supplementary notes

Data for years prior to 2021 taken from previous versions of this report:

2020 page 8
2019 page 9
2018 page 9
2017 page 9
2016 page 10
2015 page 10
2014 page 10
2013 page 9

Results prior to 2013 taken from an article concerning this topic by The Guardian newspaper.

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