UK Outperforms Global Average in IB Results 2023

IB Results 2023

Get the Latest Updates on the 2023 International Baccalaureate Results in the UK

Nearly 180,000 students worldwide are set to receive their International Baccalaureate (IB) results today, with 4,850 of them being from the UK. In this analysis, we delve into the statistics, examining the performance of UK students in comparison to their international counterparts.

Average IB Diploma grade

UK Students Outperform Global Average in International Baccalaureate Results

In the recently released International Baccalaureate (IB) results, UK students have achieved an average grade of 5.51 in the Diploma Programme (DP), surpassing the global average of 4.84. Although slightly lower than last year’s average of 5.75, the UK’s performance remains commendable.

Unfortunately, detailed breakdowns for individual countries other than the UK are currently unavailable, limiting the comparative analysis. However, this achievement highlights the strong academic performance of UK students in the IB examinations.

Average IB Diploma points score

UK Students Maintain Strong Average Points Score in International Baccalaureate Results

In the latest International Baccalaureate (IB) results, students in the UK achieved an average points score of 34.67, experiencing a slight decline compared to last year’s average of 36.35. However, despite this decrease, UK students continue to demonstrate an impressive performance.

Globally, the average points score awarded to students was 30.24, also showing a decrease from the previous year’s average of 31.98. These figures indicate a widespread dip in performance internationally.

Although the average points score has decreased both in the UK and globally, UK students’ performance remains notably higher, reaffirming their strong academic abilities within the IB examinations.

IB Diploma pass rate

The 2023 pass rate in the UK was 94.7 per cent, against a global average of 79.3 per cent.

Compared with last year, both the UK and global average pass rates have dropped. However, the UK has dropped by 2.8 percentage points, while the global average has slipped by 6.3 percentage points.

IB results 2023

UK Achieves Impressive Pass Rate in 2023 International Baccalaureate Results

The pass rate for the International Baccalaureate (IB) in the UK for 2023 stands at an impressive 94.7 percent, surpassing the global average of 79.3 percent. Although both the UK and global pass rates have decreased compared to the previous year, the decline in the UK is relatively smaller, with a 2.8 percentage point drop. In contrast, the global average has experienced a more significant decline of 6.3 percentage points.

This noteworthy pass rate highlights the consistent success of UK students in the IB examinations, despite the challenging circumstances. The UK’s relatively smaller decline further emphasizes their resilience and dedication to academic achievement.

Students achieving 45 points

Impressive Achievement: 25 UK Students Scored Perfect 45 Points in International Baccalaureate

Out of the 4,850 students who took the Diploma Programme (DP) in the UK, a remarkable 25 students achieved the maximum score of 45 points. This exceptional accomplishment showcases the dedication and academic excellence of these students.

Additionally, this year’s results indicate that 774 students scored 40 or more points, which is a decrease from the 1,252 students who achieved this milestone last year.

For students eagerly awaiting their results, it is advised to approach their programme coordinator to obtain their login credentials. By visiting the candidate website, students will gain access to their results. The results will be available on the candidate site one day after their official release at 12pm on July 6, 2023.

Fewer schools now offer IB

In the current academic year, a total of 108 schools and colleges submitted entries for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This figure reflects a decline of 10 compared to the previous year. The decrease in participation is further highlighted by a reduction of 400 students who were entered for the qualification, in comparison to the numbers recorded in 2022.