Here is a quick look at the overall Leaving Cert performance of students taking Economics in the Leaving Cert. Just over 8% of Leaving Cert students took Economics as a subject.
This year around 3,700 took the Higher Level Paper and it can be seen that the distribution of marks was consistent with the previous two years. There were 1,063 candidates for the Ordinary Level Paper.
A breakdown of the marks for all 34 Leaving Cert subjects can be seen here.
There were no candidates for Ancient Greek and Hebrew Studies. Of the papers that were taken the lowest number of candidates was the 32 who sat the Higher Level Agricultural Economics paper. The most attempted paper was the Ordinary Level Maths paper with 37,505 candidates.
The number of students that took the Higher Level Maths Paper did indeed set a record low as was previously discussed here.