## June 2023 compared with June 2022 (source JCQ)

**A level**

- A level Mathematics entries are up from 95,635 to 96,853, an increase of 1.3%.
- A level Further Mathematics numbers are down from 15,146 to 15,080, a decrease of 0.4%.
- Total entries for A levels increased from 848,910 to 867,658, an increase of 2.2%.
- A level Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total A level entries decreased from 11.3% to 11.2%.
- A level Further Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total A level entries decreased from 1.8% to 1.7%.

**AS level**

- AS level Mathematics numbers are up from 15,489 to 16,844, an increase of 8.7%.
- AS level Further Mathematics numbers are up from 4,056 to 5,334, an increase of 31.5%.
- Total entries for AS levels increased from 135,397 to 141,096, an increase of 4.2%.
- AS level Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total AS level entries increased from 11.4% to 11.9%.
- AS level Further Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total AS level entries increased from 3.0% to 3.8%.

**AS/A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics entrants by gender (UK)**

AS Mathematics | A level Mathematics | |||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Total entries | % entries (female) | % entries (male) | Total entries |
% entries (female) | % entries (male) | |

2018 | 81,051 | 38.9 | 61.1 | 97,627 | 39.3 | 60.7 |

2019 | 25,923 | 40.9 | 59.1 | 91,895 | 38.8 | 61.2 |

2020 | 18,363 | 41.6 | 58.4 | 94,264 | 39.4 | 60.6 |

2021 | 14,466 | 41.5 | 58.5 | 97,690 | 38.9 | 61.1 |

2022 | 15,489 | 39.9 | 60.1 | 95,635 | 37.7 | 62.3 |

2023 | 16,844 | 40.9 | 59.1 | 96,853 | 37.7 | 62.3 |

AS Further Mathematics | A level Further Mathematics | |||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Total entries | % entries (female) | % entries (male) | Total entries |
% entries (female) | % entries (male) | |

2018 | 18,426 | 29.9 | 70.1 | 16,157 | 28.4 | 71.6 |

2019 | 5,898 | 32.7 | 67.3 | 14,527 | 28.6 | 71.4 |

2020 | 5,344 | 32.0 | 68.0 | 14,979 | 29.0 | 71.0 |

2021 | 4,707 | 33.4 | 66.6 | 15,748 | 28.8 | 71.2 |

2022 | 4,056 | 33.1 | 66.9 | 15,146 | 28.1 | 71.9 |

2023 | 5,334 | 33.2 | 66.8 | 15,080 | 28.1 | 71.9 |

- Percentage of A level Mathematics entrants who were female remained at 37.7%.
- Percentage of A level Further Mathematics entrants who were female remained at 28.1%.
- For A level Mathematics, in 2023, 42.5% of male entrants and 40.9% of female entrants achieved grades A*-A, compared to 48.0% and 48.5% respectively in 2022, and 42.1% and 39.1% respectively in 2019.
- For A level Further Mathematics, in 2023, 59.7% of male entrants and 55.4% of female entrants achieved grades A*-A, compared to 68.7% and 65.4% respectively in 2022 and 54.5% and 51.0% respectively in 2019.