UK physics A-level entrants by nation 2001–18

Entrants Nation 2018

What does this data show?

The number of entries to A-level physics rose by 4% in England in 2018 compared to 2017. In Wales, the number of entries dropped by 2.8% and in Northern Ireland the entries dropped by 3.9%. 

Physics entries made up 4.7% of total A-level entries in England in 2018. In Wales, the proportion was 4.7%. In Northern Ireland it was 4.3%.

England has increased its proportion of total entries this year. The proportion of entries in Wales has been higher in 2018 and 2017 than it had been since the turn of the century. Northern Ireland has seen a slight increase in the proportion of entries from 4.2% in 2017 to 4.3% this year.

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