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Mr. Milburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will identify the proportion of pupils achieving five A*-C GCSE grades in each of the last 10 years, broken down by local education authority. [108840]

Jim Knight: The information requested is shown in the following table.


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GCSE and equivalent results for 15-year-olds in England: 1997-2006
Percentage achieving 5 or more A*-C grades
Local authority 1997 19981 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006( 1)

Hartlepool

29.1

34.6

38.8

35.7

40.4

42.0

46.0

48.6

51.8

57.1

Middlesbrough

28.5

27.5

31.0

34.6

35.0

35.8

38.8

40.8

45.2

48.4

Redcar and Cleveland

38.4

38.8

44.6

45.6

43.4

48.6

47.0

49.0

48.2

50.0

Stockton on Tees

39.1

40.0

41.3

43.7

44.8

46.1

47.1

45.8

54.8

54.8

Darlington

37.5

37.1

42.9

45.0

47.2

48.7

51.0

49.0

56.7

57.4

Durham

36.3

35.7

38.2

40.4

40.9

41.1

44.6

46.7

51.3

56.0

Northumberland

43.2

45.1

46.3

49.7

48.8

51.4

54.0

56.2

58.8

61.6

Gateshead

39.2

39.6

40.8

45.0

49.4

51.9

59.8

62.2

65.3

69.4

Newcastle upon Tyne

31.6

31.0

33.6

35.0

36.8

38.0

40.0

45.6

52.1

55.0

North Tyneside

42.7

44.5

43.4

45.2

46.6

48.0

48.2

52.5

54.2

61.7

South Tyneside

35.7

36.9

39.9

39.3

39.1

42.2

43.5

45.1

51.6

55.0

Sunderland

34.4

32.3

34.6

38.4

39.2

41.6

44.1

44.2

51.5

54.0

North West

Former Cheshire

48.5

Halton

33.8

37.3

37.7

39.9

42.7

44.2

43.9

49.1

52.2

Warrington

48.4

49.7

50.5

50.3

51.9

56.4

58.6

61.2

65.9

Cheshire

53.0

54.5

57.0

55.8

58.2

58.9

60.0

60.0

61.5

Cumbria

43.5

43.9

47.6

50.6

50.8

52.7

53.0

55.3

56.8

57.5

Bolton

40.0

40.3

43.2

41.3

45.4

46.7

45.9

45.9

49.3

50.1

Bury

47.8

47.4

53.5

53.0

54.3

56.3

53.0

54.1

57.7

58.7

Manchester

26.3

28.7

30.2

30.2

31.0

33.3

39.6

39.5

43.7

46.7

Oldham

35.8

36.9

39.9

42.4

41.5

42.9

44.6

45.4

51.8

54.1

Rochdale

35.5

36.1

38.5

37.9

40.4

40.0

41.3

46.7

49.1

49.3

Salford

30.7

33.3

34.1

35.5

34.3

35.9

36.8

38.3

45.4

50.3

Stockport

50.2

50.2

50.1

51.7

54.2

52.4

53.3

53.0

54.4

58.3

Tameside

37.7

38.4

40.5

42.1

42.0

43.1

46.2

44.7

51.7

49.5

Trafford

51.6

54.3

53.7

56.4

57.8

60.1

62.3

64.0

70.1

69.9

Wigan

44.8

43.2

45.7

46.7

47.1

49.3

50.7

51.3

51.7

56.1

Former Lancashire

43.8

Blackburn with Darwen

35.8

35.9

40.0

37.6

42.0

36.8

43.1

46.8

51.2

Blackpool

34.6

36.5

36.0

35.6

36.4

38.9

36.8

40.7

48.8

Lancashire

47.0

48.0

49.6

50.1

51.7

53.4

53.8

56.4

58.1

Knowsley

23.4

22.9

23.6

25.0

27.1

30.1

33.5

38.1

44.4

47.9

Liverpool

30.1

30.9

32.4

35.3

35.2

39.2

41.3

44.6

49.0

53.5

St. Helens

40.2

39.5

43.4

47.3

45.8

45.5

45.0

47.7

55.6

56.4

Sefton

45.0

44.4

48.7

48.4

50.0

52.6

52.9

55.4

57.0

61.0

Wirral

44.5

45.3

46.9

48.7

50.5

53.1

55.1

54.0

56.6

57.2

Yorkshire and Humber

East Riding of Yorkshire

44.3

47.0

48.7

49.9

50.1

49.7

51.0

55.6

61.0

61.5

Kingston-upon-Hull

21.4

22.8

23.4

24.4

27.5

28.9

32.1

34.7

44.1

50.7

North East Lincolnshire

30.7

33.3

35.5

35.8

36.5

37.8

35.2

39.2

42.4

47.7

North Lincolnshire

39.7

41.8

41.6

43.8

42.3

42.6

46.9

49.2

51.7

53.2

York

51.4

48.9

51.5

52.6

54.2

56.4

58.9

56.6

59.8

61.5

North Yorkshire

54.0

56.4

56.8

59.4

58.3

60.2

58.8

60.7

62.5

63.6

Barnsley

28.6

29.8

32.4

34.9

35.1

35.4

39.3

40.7

45.6

48.5

Doncaster

33.8

34.1

36.2

36.8

39.9

39.6

40.2

41.0

44.7

51.3

Rotherham

37.4

36.8

40.4

41.1

43.1

41.6

44.5

46.0

48.9

51.6

Sheffield

38.3

38.0

37.6

41.0

42.0

41.4

43.3

44.8

46.7

47.3

Bradford

28.9

29.6

32.1

33.7

34.3

37.3

39.6

39.8

46.5

49.2

Calderdale

38.2

39.4

41.9

43.6

48.8

50.5

52.1

52.8

54.6

57.5

Kirklees

39.5

39.8

41.3

43.8

44.2

47.5

47.2

47.4

50.9

52.6

Leeds

37.4

37.9

39.4

40.3

39.6

42.4

44.4

45.4

49.3

51.3

Wakefield

37.9

38.7

41.7

43.2

44.8

45.6

45.7

50.1

56.5

57.4

East Midlands

Derby

38.2

38.2

40.9

41.3

43.0

45.2

48.8

48.8

53.5

54.8

Derbyshire

43.5

45.8

49.1

50.0

51.5

53.0

53.4

53.6

55.2

56.9

Leicester City

32.8

34.8

37.1

33.8

37.0

40.5

42.8

42.9

45.2

46.2

Rutland

49.0

44.0

58.9

61.6

57.2

61.1

62.4

58.2

66.2

67.4

Leicestershire

44.7

45.8

48.3

48.5

49.6

52.5

54.8

54.7

56.8

58.2

Lincolnshire

46.7

48.4

50.3

52.7

54.2

54.4

57.1

57.4

58.6

61.7

Northamptonshire

42.2

44.5

46.7

47.8

48.7

50.6

51.3

51.1

51.9

54.1

Former Nottinghamshire

37.6

Nottingham City

26.2

28.7

28.7

30.3

31.4

35.1

37.8

41.8

43.6

Nottinghamshire

42.3

43.4

44.3

45.6

46.9

46.6

47.4

47.0

50.9

West Midlands

Former Hereford and Worcester

44.1

Herefordshire

47.5

52.0

53.4

53.5

56.0

58.2

57.6

56.7

61.2

Worcestershire

45.7

47.9

48.2

49.6

52.1

52.0

54.9

55.7

57.4

Former Shropshire

49.3

Telford and The Wrekin

45.4

45.3

48.1

47.3

49.7

50.4

49.5

53.6

54.3

Shropshire

53.3

55.4

56.4

53.8

58.4

59.9

59.5

62.9

62.1

Stoke on Trent

30.5

32.6

35.8

33.7

35.6

38.6

46.1

43.8

48.1

48.8

Staffordshire

45.0

45.0

48.1

48.1

48.2

50.1

51.5

51.0

54.4

56.3

Warwickshire

44.5

46.0

47.1

49.5

50.5

51.7

54.0

54.3

57.2

58.1

Birmingham

35.3

35.9

38.1

40.8

41.2

45.3

49.4

51.2

56.4

58.1

Coventry

36.9

37.1

39.1

40.8

42.6

43.2

45.8

45.5

46.3

47.2

Dudley

42.5

44.3

47.6

48.4

49.7

51.7

50.9

51.3

53.4

55.6

Sandwell

26.9

28.7

29.7

31.7

34.3

34.2

35.9

38.0

42.9

46.9

Solihull

51.2

52.2

52.3

55.1

55.9

58.2

59.9

60.2

64.1

66.6

Walsall

33.8

34.6

36.1

37.0

40.6

42.4

43.3

43.5

46.3

49.8

Wolverhampton

33.1

34.8

39.1

39.1

42.4

43.3

46.9

48.5

54.6

54.3

East of England

Luton

34.3

35.0

35.8

39.5

38.2

39.5

41.5

43.8

49.9

50.3

Bedfordshire

44.3

46.6

47.2

49.4

49.2

51.2

50.8

51.2

53.4

55.8

Former Cambridgeshire

45.6

City of Peterborough

41.3

41.1

41.7

43.8

42.8

46.6

48.5

53.5

56.8

Cambridgeshire

51.6

52.7

51.7

53.6

54.3

54.7

56.2

58.5

59.9

Former Essex

44.6

Southend

48.4

54.1

53.1

55.9

56.0

56.6

57.2

61.3

62.3

Thurrock

34.5

35.9

39.5

41.8

46.8

49.4

45.3

48.8

55.6

Essex

48.6

49.3

50.8

52.0

53.5

55.0

55.4

56.4

58.6

Hertfordshire

50.7

54.0

54.9

55.4

56.3

56.7

58.1

58.5

61.4

64.1

Norfolk

44.6

46.0

47.7

48.2

49.7

50.4

50.3

50.5

52.4

54.6

Suffolk

47.4

49.4

53.8

53.3

54.3

56.5

57.0

57.3

58.1

58.9

Inner London

City of London

Camden

47.8

45.8

47.1

50.5

50.3

48.4

49.9

54.2

51.5

53.7

Hackney

30.4

26.5

27.8

31.5

33.5

31.1

39.2

45.1

47.2

48.8

Hammersmith and Fulham

40.1

43.5

48.9

47.5

51.1

50.5

51.6

49.9

58.9

61.5

Haringey

26.7

26.6

30.3

29.8

30.9

35.6

39.0

43.7

48.4

50.3

Islington

24.9

23.3

27.4

25.7

28.7

32.9

38.6

46.0

44.1

45.5

Kensington and Chelsea

43.9

45.4

44.5

47.9

55.3

55.7

56.0

55.8

61.2

61.6

Lambeth

28.6

28.8

31.9

31.1

35.9

40.1

41.7

48.1

52.3

51.5

Lewisham

29.4

32.8

32.3

34.8

35.2

38.7

39.4

46.2

49.0

53.2

Newham

33.4

34.0

34.6

35.8

39.1

42.4

45.8

49.4

51.1

51.6

Southwark

27.2

29.1

29.5

31.1

33.6

35.8

40.0

41.6

47.2

47.5

Tower Hamlets

25.7

27.6

31.1

32.5

34.8

43.7

42.7

48.0

50.8

54.6

Wandsworth

35.0

34.7

35.6

40.9

43.2

48.6

49.8

49.1

54.2

56.7

Westminster

34.1

34.5

35.0

35.8

39.2

41.5

44.3

43.9

46.3

48.4

Outer London

Barking and Dagenham

30.9

31.3

34.0

38.1

38.2

42.4

49.3

46.3

50.1

55.1

Barnet

52.0

56.3

56.9

56.7

55.8

59.2

59.8

61.2

63.2

63.4

Bexley

44.5

47.6

47.9

49.6

48.6

52.6

54.2

56.6

57.4

64.1

Brent

38.3

44.8

43.0

46.9

45.6

49.7

50.7

54.5

57.4

59.4

Bromley

52.7

55.4

56.5

59.4

55.5

59.9

58.9

61.7

63.9

67.0

Croydon

40.4

39.5

42.4

42.3

45.1

48.9

48.5

51.8

54.2

55.8

Ealing

37.9

44.6

45.6

45.3

47.1

49.9

54.3

53.0

59.4

60.2

Enfield

42.3

41.5

46.8

45.8

47.0

46.3

48.5

52.0

51.5

52.7

Greenwich

30.8

33.1

31.7

32.3

33.8

33.5

35.7

40.3

45.3

41.3

Harrow

53.4

52.8

55.1

56.5

57.5

59.1

57.8

60.5

61.3

62.7

Havering

48.1

50.1

54.2

55.8

55.7

57.3

60.8

62.6

61.1

62.7

Hillingdon

40.4

44.0

44.1

47.8

47.1

46.0

47.6

47.9

50.6

52.4

Hounslow

44.1

46.5

46.7

45.3

45.6

49,5

52.0

52.4

57.6

62.2

Kingston upon Thames

57.5

58.6

57.0

61.2

61.3

60.1

67.0

63.9

66.4

66.9

Merton

37.5

37.3

38.8

40.2

40.0

40.9

45.5

46.1

46.8

47.8

Redbridge

52.5

54.7

58.5

59.4

63.0

63.7

65.6

68.1

69.7

71.6

Richmond upon Thames

46.5

50.6

51.9

51.1

54.6

51.4

56.8

55.5

54.9

55.7

Sutton

54.7

57.9

60.1

63.3

60.2

64.8

64.9

66.4

67.7

70.3

Waltham Forest

35.5

37.2

36.6

39.2

42.8

44.3

45.5

47.1

49.0

50.5

South East

Former Berkshire

48.9

Bracknell Forest

45.4

45.4

46.6

49.1

45.5

49.2

52.4

54.0

59.2

Windsor and Maidenhead

57.2

57.9

59.2

58.8

56.4

59.8

59.6

59.2

63.0

West Berkshire

54.5

56.8

56.0

56.1

57.1

60.6

61.0

60.6

64.0

Reading

42.7

42.9

45.5

46.8

44.3

45.5

45.1

45.8

53.7

Slough

42.9

48.1

51.1

52.4

50.5

53.4

56.5

56.5

61.4

Wokingham

56.2

58.2

59.8

61.3

62.6

62.7

62.2

60.5

63.7

Milton Keynes

35.0

34.6

39.5

41.0

42.5

46.0

48.0

48.2

51.9

49.5

Buckinghamshire

59.7

59.5

61.0

61.6

63.4

64.4

65.5

65.9

67.3

68.4

Brighton and Hove

40.1

42.2

42.1

43.7

43.2

45.6

47.8

49.5

55.0

54.2

East Sussex

45.5

46.9

49.6

51.0

50.3

51.2

52.8

54.3

54.5

54.9

Portsmouth

31.6

30.7

32.2

34.0

34.3

36.5

44.5

41.8

46.0

47.3

Southampton

40.9

41.0

40.5

39.8

43.1

43.3

44.3

44.2

47.0

47.9

Hampshire

49.4

51.2

53.1

54.8

54.9

56.2

57.5

58.4

60.7

61.1

Isle of Wight

43.9

39.8

44.6

44.8

44.4

44.1

44.3

44.0

45.4

47.3

Former Kent

45.7

Medway

43.8

45.4

43.7

47.8

49.1

52.7

50.1

51.9

55.6

Kent

49.2

50.9

51.2

52.5

53.9

55.6

55.9

59.7

61.0

Oxfordshire

47.2

46.5

47.9

50.2

49.7

51.5

51.4

51.2

53.6

55.9

Surrey

51.0

53.6

56.6

57.6

58.2

58.4

59.4

58.6

60.9

62.1

West Sussex

50.3

51.7

53.7

54.5

55.0

53.7

55.8

53.9

55.9

58.5

South West

Bath and NE Somerset

51.3

53.2

54.7

57.1

56.4

58.4

60.0

60.2

63.0

66.1

Bristol

32.1

29.0

31.0

31.1

31.8

31.0

35.3

35.1

36.1

43.5

North Somerset

50.9

52.0

51.7

53.4

50.8

53.3

54.8

55.0

57.2

58.0

South Gloucestershire

44.6

45.1

47.6

47.7

48.7

52.4

54.1

50.0

55.4

54.4

Cornwall

48.8

51.1

51.6

52.7

53.3

54.1

54.4

54.7

55.7

57.0

Isles of Scilly

61.1

66.7

61.3

76.9

70.8

63.0

87.5

92.9

79.2

84.6

Former Devon

44.0

Torbay

48.0

47.4

50.2

51.7

54.3

51.8

53.1

53.5

51.5

City of Plymouth

43.6

47.8

47.5

50.3

51.4

53.0

51.8

54.9

58.3

Devon

47.0

48.4

49.1

51.3

50.4

52.6

54.9

55.6

57.5

Bournemouth

47.6

49.2

48.8

48.1

51.6

53.5

54.6

53.8

51.8

54.3

Poole

50.7

53.2

55.9

59.5

58.5

60.9

59.0

62.2

63.9

62.7

Dorset

49.8

50.0

53.5

54.6

56.4

59.0

59.8

59.0

60.5

61.6

Gloucestershire

51.6

54.7

56.1

56.9

58.3

60.9

61.2

60.9

62.3

63.0

Somerset

48.9

51.2

52.7

55.3

54.7

54.8

54.9

56.4

56.5

56.0

Swindon

43.0

43.6

45.2

44.1

44.5

46.9

49.1

46.4

50.1

52.8

Wiltshire

50.5

51.9

52.3

55.5

55.5

57.0

57.6

56.6

57.7

57.7

England (maintained)

42.5

43.8

45.7

47.0

47.9

49.5

51.1

52.0

54.8

58.1

(1) Provisional

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