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South Africa’s Matric pass rate – 1995 to 2016


Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has revealed the matric pass rate for 2016, with 72.5% of students progressing.
The pass rate of 72.5% is up compared to the 70.7% pass rate of 2015.
Candidates can get their individual results on 5 January from their school or the centre where they wrote their exams, major newspapers, local websites, and SMS and USSD services.
Over 50% of learners passed with the required standard to enable them to access higher education, said the department’s Dr Rufus Poliah.

Matric pass rate from 1995 to 2016

The table below shows the matric pass rate over the past two decades.
Matric Pass Rate
YearPass Rate
199553.4%
199654.4%
199747.4%
199849.3%
199948.9%
200057.9%
200161.7%
200268.9%
200373.3%
200470.7%
200568.3%
200666.5%
200765.2%
200862.5%
200960.6%
201067.8%
201170.3%
201273.9%
201378.3%
201475.8%
201570.7%
201672.5%

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