Annual qualifications market report: academic year 2021 to 2022 in Wales
An annual report which summarises official statistics on the qualifications market in Wales for the academic year 2021/22.
- Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic users should interpret differences in statistics between 2022 and earlier years with caution.
- 722,465 certificates were awarded in 2021/22, a decrease of 2.5% compared to 2020/21. WJEC was the awarding body with the largest market share, awarding 68.8% of all certificates, a similar proportion to last year.
- On 31 August 2022, there were 93 recognised awarding bodies in Wales, which is three fewer than in 2021. Since Qualifications Wales was established on 21 September 2015, there are 40 fewer recognised awarding bodies, a decrease of 30.1%.
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