Progression Tables


Progression 2023 presents a summary of progression from National 4 to National 5, National 5 to Higher, and Higher to Advanced Higher from the 2021/22 to 2022/23 academic year.


Date of publication: 30 January 2024

Table 1 has been updated due to a data processing error. This resulted in the incorrect suppression and rounding being applied to the 'Total Candidates Progressing' figures.

Date of correction: 07 February 2024

Official Statistics in Development

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User feedback

This is the first-time progression statistics are being published as official statistics in development. To ensure the statistics are developed in a way which is useful we invite users to provide their views and feedback on future developments or improvements that could be made to these statistics to meet your needs. If you have comments or questions, please contact the team

Historical information

Due to the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 exams, the 'Progression Tables' for 2020, 2021 and 2022 could not be produced.

For yearly 'Progression Tables' from 2017 to 2019 please visit the appropriate year in our Statistics Archive.