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South Africa: Percentage of Grade 12s passing matric
theoutlier.co.za & South African Department of Basic Education
The percentage of learners passing the national senior certificate exams has increased from 60.6% in 2009 to 82.9% in 2023. The highest percentage of matrics who passed the exams was the class of 2023 with an 82.9% pass rate.
How to cite this data
National Senior Certificate Examination Reports via Outlier Insights
Data notes
The exams are written annually, with results released the following January.
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