7,745 candidates sat the Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science paper in 2019, according to the State Examinations Commissions.
6,605 students took the higher-level paper (6,534 in 2016), with 4.8% achieving a H1, 11.9% securing a H2 and 14.9% scoring a H3.
16.7% of those who sat the paper received a H4, while 15.2% had a H6 grade, 12.7% were awarded a H7 and 7.3% of candidates secured a H8.
In terms of the ordinary-level agricultural science paper, 0.0% of the 1,140 candidates secured an O1, while 0.8% received an O2 and 6.9% were allocated an O3.
An O4 was recorded by 17.3% of the students, while 25.9% of candidates obtained an O5, 21.6% were awarded an O6, 16.2% scored an O7 and 11.3% of candidates received an O8.
31 students sat the higher-level agricultural economics paper, with 0.0% achieving a H1, while 25.8% received a H2 grade, 19.4% were allocated a H3 grade, 25.8% secured a H4, a further 25.8% obtained a H5 and 3.2% were awarded a H6 grade.