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Higher Leaving Certificates (Statistics)

Volume 984: debated on Thursday 8 May 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of the higher leaving certificate passes was obtained by pupils at independent, grant-aided and State schools at the most recent examinations for which figures are available; and what were the comparable figure for each of the previous 10 years.

EAGAIndependentTotal passes (=100 per cent.)
1968–6986·610·82·666,999
1969–7085·711·32·967,400
1970–7185·711·13·174,415
1971–7286·310·73·080,339
1972–7386·110·53·482,071
1973–7485·810·83·584,745
1974–7585·111·13·881,072
1975–7685·211·13·879,436
1976–7785·410·73·984,403
1977–7885·410·44·283,672