GCSE results 2019: Chemistry

Here are the trends in chemistry GCSE grades in 2019.

The data shows a rise in the top grades at GCSE chemistry this year, with more results being awarded at grades 8 (14.7 per cent) and 9 (13 per cent). However, the proportion of grades 5 and 4 dropped, with the proportion of grades being awarded at the pass mark falling dramatically from 12 to 11.3 per cent.

Entries in the subject have risen, from 157,664 last year to 159,082 this year.

The data for the results is based only on 16-year-olds in England. The entries data is England all ages.

For other subjects, visit our main subject tables page.

For more of our GCSE results coverage, we have six interesting things we’ve learnt from results day, a rise in top grades including grade 9s, and concerns over a drop in non-Ebacc subjects.

GCSE Chemistry results comparison 2019

GCSE Chemistry entries 2019