Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Maths and science entries - percent entered by student characteristics

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Percent of students entered for A levels in STEM subjects during 16-18 study, by student characteristics.

Student characteristics include gender, ethnicity, disadvantage status, free school meal provision, first language, SEN provision, and KS4 prior attainment.

Data set details

School and college outcomes and performance
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Number of students
  • Percent entered for 1 or more STEM subjects
  • Percent entered for 2 or more STEM subjects
  • Characteristic
Time period
2017/18 to 2021/22

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandGenderFemale14387522.6492.83623.98517.0915.0450.74960.85239.14822.3419.9190.9220.024Revised
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandGenderFemale14348521.1882.5726.23819.145.3220.92159.56640.43423.81410.1930.9260.011Revised
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandGenderFemale14527422.7342.73925.16618.4535.331.14159.77740.22323.84510.4361.0480.012Final
202021Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandGenderFemale14760122.3732.78725.82418.9965.5541.25759.16340.83724.36710.3931.1810.012Final
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandGenderFemale15581020.1822.50625.7618.4285.1971.4460.17639.82423.3869.3490.9440.011Revised

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 14 variables
Variable nameVariable description
number_alev_studentsNumber of students
pc_entered_1plus_MatScisPercent entered for 1 or more STEM subjects
pc_entered_2plus_MatScisPercent entered for 2 or more STEM subjects
pc_entered_3plus_MatScisPercent entered for 3 or more STEM subjects


  1. Includes students triggered for inclusion in performance tables who completed A levels during 16-18 study, after discounting of exams.
  2. Figures for the total number of students may not match the sum of females and males, as not all institutions recorded the gender for every student.
  3. Disadvantage status is as reported at the end of key stage 4. Analysis involving disadvantage status includes students at state-funded schools and colleges only.
  4. EHC plans and statements of SEN are legal documents which detail the needs of the individual student, and the assistance they are to receive.

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