A-level results 2019: Geography

These are the trend tables for A-level Geography, 2015-2019.

Compiled by Education Datalab, the tables show entries have risen slightly, from 30,366 last year to 31,768 this year.

However, the proportion reaching the top grades has decreased slightly. This year, 5.2 per cent got an A* (down from 5.3 per cent last year) and 23.3 per cent got an A or A*, down from 24.5 per cent last year.

Girls have again done significantly better than boys in subject. Seven per cent of all woman who took Geography got an A*, up from 6.8 per cent last year, while just 3.3 per cent of men did the same – down from 3.8 per cent last year. Just 18 per cent of boys got an A or A*, down from 19 per cent, while 28.4 per cent of girls got the same, down from 29.7 per cent last year.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

A-level Geography results: England

A-level Geography entries: England

For our own analysis, you can read about the 5 key trends in England’s data, to find out which subjects are increasing or declining in popularity, or our stories on girls overtaking boys in science and Spanish becoming the most popular language.

You can also read our headline story on the slump in top grades, with the proportion of pupils getting A or A* reaching its lowest level in 12 years.