National Senior Certificate Performance
in Physical Sciences (2017 - 2019)

The chart above shows the number of matriculants who passed the maths subject with a pass mark of 40% and above between 2017 and 2019. The chart demonstrates that KZN has the highest number of maths graduates across all three years, however, 10% fewer students passed Maths in 2019 than in 2018. This trend aligns with a reduced pass rate - 1.4% fewer students passed in 2019 than in 2018. Western Cape has the highest pass rate for Maths at 52.6%, despite having fewer graduates.