CAO Statistics

In 2016, 8,626 students applied for CAO courses in the area of Art and Design as their first preference. Only 2,196 of those students who applied for CAO courses in the area of Art and Design received their first preference.

CAO Level 8 Statistics from 2011-2016

Students choosing Art and Design related courses

Level 8 2016 Level 8 2015 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
8,626 2,196 8,774 2,247 -148 -1.69% -51 -2.27%

 

Level 8 2015 Level 8 2014 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
8,774 2,247 8,746 2,247 28 0.32% 0 0.00%

 

Level 8 2014 Level 8 2013 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
8,746 2,247 9,572 2,397 -826 -8.63% -150 -6.26%

 

Level 8 2013 Level 8 2012 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
9,572 2,397 9,748 2,485 -176 -1.81% -88 -3.54%

 

Level 8 2012 Level 8 2011 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
9,748 2,485 10,699 2,753 -951 -8.89% -268 -9.73%

 

CAO Level 6/7 Statistics from 2011-2016

Students choosing Art and Design related courses

Level 6/7 2016 Level 6/7 2015 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
2,340 870 2,841 1,056 -501 -17.63% -186 -17.61%

 

Level 6/7 2015 Level 6/7 2014 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
2,841 1,056 2,475 939 366 14.79% 117 12.46%

 

Level 6/7 2014 Level 6/7 2013 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
2,475 939 3,465 1,204 -990 -28.57% -265 -22.01%

 

Level 6/7 2013 Level 6/7 2012 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
3,465 1,204 3,777 1,273 -312 -8.26% -69 -5.42%

 

Level 6/7 2012 Level 6/7 2011 Diff % Diff Diff % Diff
Total 1st Pref Total 1st Pref Mentions 1st Pref
3,777 1,273 4,142 1,407 -365 -8.81% -134 -9.52%

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