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Statistics of Chemistry Education


The Royal Society of Chemistry is working to compile up to date statistical information on chemistry education from the primary education sector through to postgraduate study.  

You can explore our online platform for higher education statistics by clicking on the 'dashboards' below. You can filter the data using the drop-down menus to see statistics for a particular year, region or level of study, and hover the mouse over the graph to get a read out of the exact number.


GCSE and A-Level (and equivalent) Entrants

UK Examination Entrants

Number of entrants for GCSE, A-Level, Standard Grade and Highers for chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics


GCSE and A-Level (and equivalent) Results

UK Examination Results

Examination results for GCSE, A-Level, Standard Grade and Highers for chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics




Academic staff and student numbers

HE staff and student numbers

Academic staff and student numbers for UK chemistry higher education institutions



University founding year

UK university group

Student numbers and diversity for UK chemistry higher education institutions



Diversity by region

Diversity by UK region

Diversity of UK chemistry university students in different regions



Destination of leavers by degree class

Destination by qualification

Destinations of UK chemistry university students by the qualification of their first degree



Funding breakdown from all sources

University funding sources

All sources of funding for UK chemistry higher education institutions


Diversity by study level

Diversity by year

Year-by-year trends in student numbers and diversity for UK chemistry higher education institutions



Diversity by study level

Diversity by level of study

Analysis of the diversity of UK chemistry university students at different levels of study



Destination of UK chemistry graduates by level of study

Destination by level of study

Destinations of UK chemistry university students at different levels of study



Funding from BIS sources

University funding from BIS

Funding for UK university chemistry departments from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills



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Trends in Remuneration Survey  Members only restricted content

Report on the salaries of professionally qualified chemical scientists who live and work in the UK. Free to our members and EnterprisePlus members.

Other Data

Related Links

Link icon Education at a Glance - OECD Indicators 2009
International statistics on education and training from OECD

Link icon Science, Engineering and Technology and the UK's Ethnic Minority Population
Report commissioned by the Royal Society to provide a more detailed picture of the level of participation in SET education and employment by age, sex and race

Link icon Statistics of Physics
Statistics on physics education and research from the Institute of Physics

Link icon Digest of Engineering Statistics
Statistics on engineering education and employment from The Engineering and Technology Board

Link icon Government Actuary's Department (GAD) - Projections database
Download the GAD's 'full' population projections by age and sex for the United Kingdom and constituent countries


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