Research and Statistics

About us

The Information & Research team maintains and provides statistics and other information in relation to SQA Accreditation's qualifications. More information about our methodology and publication schedule.

Regular reports are produced and published, providing an up-to-date overview of our accredited qualifications, and analysing these in relation to qualification type, level, awarding body, developer and other parameters.

In addition to regular reporting, research and environmental scanning is undertaken to inform and drive operational activity.  Research may include questionnaires, surveys and consultations with our stakeholders.

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Current research: Includes an SVQ Review and views of e-assessment in vocational, technical and professional qualifications. Also find our stakeholder survey results.


We publish statistical reports providing up-to-date information about our accredited qualifications. Including: a listing of our accredited qualifications; a performance report of our accredited qualifications; a summary of annual uptake; and qualifications due to end.