Annual qualifications market report: academic year 2020 to 2021 in Wales

An annual report which summarises official statistics on the qualifications market in Wales for the academic year 2020/21.

Release Date: Friday 11 February, 2022
Period covered: 2020/21
Next Update: February 2023 (Provisional)

Key Points

  • Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic users should interpret differences in statistics between 2021 and earlier years with caution.
  • 740,740 certificates were awarded in 2020/21, an increase of 2.0% compared to 2019/20. The awarding body with the largest market share was WJEC, who awarded 68.7% of all certificates, the same proportion as last year.
  • On 31 August 2021, there were 96 recognised awarding bodies in Wales, which is two fewer than in 2020. Since Qualifications Wales was established on 21 September 2015, there are 37 fewer recognised awarding bodies, a decrease of 27.8%.

Contact

Statistician

Tel: 01633 373 292

Email: statistics@qualificationswales.org

Media

Tel: 01633 373 222

Email: comms@qualificationswales.org

Annual qualifications market report

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Annual Qualifications Market Report

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Annual Qualification Market Report

Download:
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