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Demographic data 2017

Frequency distributions by percentage

The following tables show the distribution of scores achieved by various groups of test takers, which may be of interest as an indication of how an individual test taker has performed relative to other members of a grouping to which he or she belongs, though the categories reported here are necessarily very broad.

Academic test takers: reasons for taking IELTS
Overall band score by %

General Training test takers: reasons for taking IELTS
Overall band score by %

Academic test takers: first languages
Overall band score by %

*first language as self-chosen by test takers drawn from a wide range of nationalities

General Training test takers: first languages
Overall band score by %


Academic test takers: country of origin
Overall band score by %

General Training test takers: country of origin
Overall band score by %