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Test taker performance 2019

Band score information      

IELTS is assessed on a 9-band scale and reports scores both overall and by individual skill. Overall band scores for Academic and General Training test takers in 2019 are shown here, together with scores for individual skills according to a variety of classifications. These figures are broadly in line with statistics for previous years.

Note: For place of origin and first language, the tables show the top 40 places and languages, listed alphabetically, not in order of the size of the candidature.

Academic and General Training test takers

Gender

 

These figures show the mean overall and individual band scores achieved by 2019 Academic and General Training test takers according to their gender.


 

Nationality

These figures show the mean overall and individual band scores achieved by 2019 Academic and General Training test takers from the top 40 nationalities.


 

First Language

These figures show the mean overall and individual band scores achieved by 2019 Academic and General Training test takers from the top 40 first language backgrounds.

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

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