Proportion of GCSE entries that achieved a pass grade in the UK by gender 2000-2019

In 2019, 71.9 percent of female students and 62.9 percent of male students achieved a C/4 grade or higher in the United Kingdom. This grade level is considered a 'pass' in the United Kingdom and throughout this period female students have consistently outperformed male students, with both genders achieving their highest pass rates in 2011.

Proportion of GCSE entries awarded a C/4 or higher in the United Kingdom between 2000 and 2019, by gender

MaleFemale
201962.9%71.7%
201862.3%71.4%
201761.6%71.1%
201662.4%71.3%
201564.7%73.1%
201464.3%73.1%
201363.7%72.3%
201265.4%73.3%
201166%73.5%
201065.4%72.6%
200963.6%70.5%
200862.1%69.3%
200759.7%66.8%
200658.5%66.2%
200557%65.2%
200454.9%63.3%
200353.6%62.4%
200253.4%62.4%
200152.6%61.5%
200051.9%61.1%
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

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