Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Free State scored the highest pass rate, with 85.7%, followed by Gauteng with 82,8%. The Western Cape Education MEC has at the same time, congratulated the provincial class of 2021, for that slight improvement. The 81.2% pass rate is the third highest in the country. MEC Debbie Schafer says the province also boasts with the highest percentage of bachelor passes, among other achievements.
The Western Cape has achieved an 81.2% pass rate, which is a 1.3% increase, from the 2020 pass rate.