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Army: Training

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 246473, tabled on 23 April 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the overall pass rates were for the British Army personal fitness assessment in each of the last five years.

Answered on

29 April 2019

The percentage of trained personnel who achieved the target level, against the total number who took the Personal Fitness Assessment (PFA), can be found below for each of the last five years. Those who failed the assessment would have been supported with a personal fitness plan.

Training Year

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Pass Rate Regular (%)

98

97

96

95

95

Pass Rate Reserve (%)

80

80

76

70

71

Notes/Caveats:

  1. Figures are a Single Service estimate and are not official statistics produced by Defence Statistics
  2. Figures include Officers and Other Ranks (Regulars and Reserves) who took the PFA.
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