Annual Qualification Market Report

An annual report which summarises official statistics on the qualifications market in Wales for the academic year 2017-18.

Release Date: Thursday 7 February, 2019
Period covered: 2017-18
Next Update: February 2020 (Provisional)

Key Points 

  • Total certifications in 2017-18 decreased 56,120 (6.2 %) to 844,690. 
  • A count of the number of recognised awarding bodies on the 31st August 2018 showed a decrease of 10 (8.5%) to 107. 
  • The awarding body with the largest market share was WJEC with 59.8% market share, up from 59.3% last year. 

Contact 

Statistician 

Tel: 01633 373 253 

Email: statistics@qualificationswales.org 

Media 

Tel: 01633 373 216 

Email: comms@qualificationswales.org

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