Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Maths and science entries - time series by student characteristics

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Time line of STEM subject entries, by student characteristics. 

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

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
2009/10 to 2020/21

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisional200910All StudentsAll state-funded students:::::::::::::
Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisional200910All StudentsAll students26734524.73.918.914.510.11.3613922.
Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisional200910DisadvantageDisadvantaged:::::::::::::
Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisional200910DisadvantageNon-Disadvantaged:::::::::::::
Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandProvisional200910DisadvantageUnknown disadvantaged status:::::::::::::

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. EHC plans and statements of SEN are legal documents which detail the needs of the individual student, and the assistance they are to receive.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Includes students triggered for inclusion in performance tables who completed A levels during 16-18 study, after discounting of exams.

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