A-level results 2019: History

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

Compiled by Education Datalab, the tables show entries have risen this year, from 44,403 to 47,114.

However, the proportion reaching the top grades has decreased this year. Just 4.9 per cent of pupils received an A* (down from 5.3 per cent last year), while 22.5 per cent got an A or A*, down from 23.5 per cent.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

A-level History results: England

A-level History 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.