WAEC announces Regional Breakdown of 2021 WASSCE candidates

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Filed photo: SHS students
Filed photo: SHS students

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the Regional Breakdown of the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates.

According to WAEC Regional Breakdown, 221,437 male candidates and 224,884 female candidates were registered for this year’s WASSCE representing a total of 446,321 candidates in all.

The data shows that, the Ashanti region has registered the highest WASSCE candidates of 108,485 followed by Eastern, Central and Greater Accra regions.

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According to WAEC, 651 Public Schools and 314 Private Schools making a total number of 965 Participating Schools were registered across 796 examination centres in the country.

Below is the detailed Regional Breakdown of the 2021 WASSCE candidates. 

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REGIONAL BREAKDOWN OF 2021 WASSCE CANDIDATES
REGION MALE CANDIDATES FEMALE CANDIDATES TOTAL CANDIDATES
Greater Accra 22,655 24,939 47,594
Eastern 31,149 34,474 65,623
Central 24,551 25,770 50,321
Western And Western North 14,694 15,787 30,481
Ashanti 54,422 54,063 108,485
Bono, Ahafo And Bono East 28,370 29,663 58,033
Volta And Oti 16,387 15,362 31,749
Northern, North East And Savannah 16,362 12,790 29,152
Upper East 7,910 7,635 15,545
Upper West 4,937 4,401 9,338
GRAND TOTAL 221,437 224,884 446,321
Number Of Public Schools 651
Number Of Private Schools 314
Total Number Of Participating Schools 965
Number Of Examination Supervisors 796
Number Of Examination Centres 796

 

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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