## June 2022 compared with June 2021 (source JCQ)

**A level**

- A level Mathematics numbers are down from 97,690 to 95,635, a decrease of 2.1%.
- A level Further Mathematics numbers are down from 15,748 to 15,146, a decrease of 3.8%.
- Total entries for A levels increased from 824,718 to 848,910, an increase of 2.9%.
- A level Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total A level entries decreased from 11.8% to 11.3%.
- A level Further Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total A level entries decreased from 1.9% to 1.8%.

**AS level**

- AS level Mathematics numbers are up from 14,466 to 15,489, an increase of 7.1%.
- AS level Further Mathematics numbers are down from 4,707 to 4,056, a decrease of 13.8%.
- Total entries for AS levels decreased from 135,589 to 135,397, a decrease of 0.1%.
- AS level Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total AS level entries increased from 10.7% to 11.4%.
- AS level Further Mathematics entries as a proportion of the total AS level entries decreased from 3.5% to 3.0%.

**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 |

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 |

- Percentage of A level Mathematics entrants who were female decreased from 38.9% to 37.7%.
- Percentage of A level Further Mathematics entrants who were female decreased from 28.8% to 28.1%.
- For A level Mathematics, in 2022, 48.0% of male entrants and 48.5% of female entrants achieved grades A*-A, compared to 53.5% and 57.8% respectively in 2021.
- For A level Further Mathematics, in 2022, 68.7% of male entrants and 65.4% of female entrants achieved grades A*-A, compared to 74.7% and 77.5% respectively in 2021.