Table 4.1.4 Driver Knowledge Test Yearly pass rates by selected variables

Demographic Breakdown YEAR
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018*
Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate
TOTAL 544,934 37.9% 542,977 37.0% 508,155 35.6% 539,157 34.0% 258,527 49.4% 261,010 57.8% 264,251 60.7% 233,427 64.7% 229,253 66.7% 247,191 68.3% 223,991 69.1% 232,950 69.3% 229,362 69.8% 212,030 68.9% 206,669 69.9% 213,389 71.7% 217,696 71.4% 229,251 71.3% 229,553 71.4% 242,696 72.3% 122,945 72.0%
GENDER: Male 294,394 38.6% 278,865 37.4% 260,884 36.1% 276,654 34.5% 145,563 48.5% 140,069 56.0% 138,297 59.1% 121,761 63.0% 119,655 65.1% 126,308 66.7% 117,445 67.9% 120,904 68.1% 119,276 68.1% 111,023 67.6% 108,003 68.5% 110,260 70.1% 112,623 69.7% 119,268 69.4% 121,495 69.7% 129,950 70.4% 66,009 69.9%
GENDER: Female 250,540 37.1% 264,112 36.5% 247,271 35.1% 262,503 33.5% 112,964 50.6% 120,941 59.9% 125,954 62.4% 111,666 66.4% 109,598 68.5% 120,883 69.9% 106,546 70.4% 112,046 70.6% 110,086 71.5% 101,007 70.4% 98,666 71.4% 103,129 73.4% 105,073 73.2% 109,983 73.4% 108,058 73.2% 112,746 74.4% 56,936 74.4%
AGE: 16-19 262,959 39.1% 276,512 38.5% 258,954 36.2% 280,791 34.6% 135,041 48.8% 148,183 57.5% 145,209 60.1% 135,801 64.9% 133,516 66.7% 143,754 67.9% 128,608 68.8% 131,422 68.8% 128,012 69.3% 122,919 68.4% 122,554 69.5% 123,201 71.2% 121,850 70.8% 124,925 70.8% 122,842 71.0% 125,394 72.0% 65,285 71.9%
AGE: 20-24 86,336 39.3% 79,311 37.3% 70,010 36.4% 72,766 34.6% 35,217 48.2% 32,731 55.1% 36,850 58.4% 33,175 62.9% 32,699 65.7% 34,235 67.5% 29,555 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,186 69.1% 23,028 67.7% 20,274 67.6% 22,257 71.1% 24,468 70.1% 26,216 70.0% 26,884 69.0% 29,745 70.6% 14,861 70.1%
AGE: 25-29 62,969 38.6% 58,765 37.6% 54,945 37.7% 56,598 36.2% 27,167 54.3% 25,797 61.3% 27,105 64.9% 23,047 67.6% 23,293 69.3% 26,353 71.6% 24,822 72.2% 26,788 72.6% 27,409 71.9% 24,488 71.2% 23,156 72.7% 24,573 74.4% 26,057 74.6% 28,511 73.2% 28,365 73.7% 29,976 74.0% 14,647 73.7%
AGE: 30-39 78,161 35.9% 75,878 35.3% 72,885 35.1% 74,354 34.1% 36,280 52.2% 32,681 61.6% 33,118 64.3% 25,336 66.5% 24,423 69.1% 26,554 70.9% 25,406 71.7% 26,901 72.4% 27,207 73.2% 25,166 72.3% 24,714 72.7% 26,564 74.4% 28,446 73.8% 31,547 74.8% 33,073 74.3% 36,767 75.2% 18,159 74.4%
AGE: 40-49 35,721 33.3% 35,353 31.2% 34,782 31.2% 36,804 29.3% 16,578 46.6% 14,783 55.8% 14,814 59.3% 10,938 61.1% 10,513 64.4% 11,032 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,267 66.6% 11,251 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,076 68.5% 10,512 69.1% 10,265 69.4% 11,136 68.5% 11,134 69.6% 12,551 70.0% 6,040 69.9%
AGE: 50-59 12,794 30.1% 11,765 29.6% 11,668 28.8% 12,647 26.0% 5,814 43.3% 4,854 51.5% 5,148 54.9% 3,792 55.0% 3,590 59.2% 3,905 61.4% 4,038 61.1% 4,201 62.3% 4,693 63.7% 4,344 65.1% 4,262 67.7% 4,522 68.2% 4,830 68.2% 4,838 67.0% 5,040 66.6% 5,786 66.1% 2,727 65.8%
AGE: 60-69 4,738 25.9% 4,402 25.8% 3,862 26.6% 3,976 22.8% 1,906 39.1% 1,563 46.9% 1,532 51.8% 1,105 51.9% 1,053 51.9% 1,158 57.8% 1,013 59.9% 1,282 56.5% 1,309 59.6% 1,301 61.3% 1,386 60.8% 1,509 63.0% 1,552 65.1% 1,791 65.8% 1,897 68.1% 2,125 68.8% 975 68.0%
AGE: 70+ 1,256 22.1% 991 23.9% 1,049 21.3% 1,221 17.6% 524 32.3% 418 42.3% 475 38.3% 233 42.5% 166 48.2% 200 43.0% 222 41.9% 221 50.2% 295 43.7% 264 47.7% 247 57.1% 251 49.8% 228 51.8% 287 53.0% 318 49.1% 352 53.4% 251 50.2%
ATTEMPT # 1 227,268 43.4% 215,357 41.9% 194,250 39.8% 197,498 39.1% 136,064 52.4% 149,651 60.8% 161,644 63.3% 148,909 67.1% 152,465 68.9% 168,419 70.3% 154,132 71.6% 162,008 71.9% 160,219 72.4% 146,197 71.5% 144,762 72.6% 153,359 74.2% 156,277 74.0% 164,421 74.1% 165,111 74.3% 177,082 75.1% 90,043 74.5%
ATTEMPT # 2 121,518 41.2% 119,815 40.7% 112,399 39.6% 115,500 38.2% 57,916 51.9% 57,371 58.6% 57,264 61.3% 48,922 64.6% 46,836 66.3% 49,761 67.6% 43,872 66.8% 44,791 66.5% 43,811 66.8% 41,410 66.1% 39,402 66.5% 38,887 67.9% 40,070 67.3% 41,972 66.8% 41,587 66.4% 42,865 67.5% 21,744 67.6%
ATTEMPT # 3 66,693 37.0% 68,062 37.2% 65,273 36.6% 68,863 35.0% 25,595 47.9% 23,978 54.7% 21,616 56.3% 17,838 59.9% 15,842 61.7% 16,135 62.9% 14,509 62.9% 14,756 62.8% 14,511 63.8% 13,858 63.1% 13,106 63.9% 12,486 64.8% 12,829 64.3% 13,739 64.3% 13,574 63.5% 13,599 64.8% 6,820 64.3%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 129,455 25.6% 139,743 26.1% 136,233 26.1% 157,296 24.0% 38,952 36.2% 30,010 43.8% 23,727 45.5% 17,758 49.2% 14,110 50.5% 12,876 51.9% 11,478 51.3% 11,395 52.2% 10,821 51.2% 10,565 52.4% 9,399 52.1% 8,657 53.3% 8,520 53.4% 9,119 53.0% 9,281 52.3% 9,150 52.0% 4,338 53.1%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 470,606 39.9% 468,018 38.8% 432,310 37.6% 457,023 36.3% 228,368 51.7% 235,603 59.0% 240,879 61.3% 212,429 64.9% 208,591 66.6% 223,325 68.0% 203,616 68.9% 213,393 69.2% 211,300 69.6% 195,795 68.8% 191,012 69.8% 196,531 71.5% 199,954 71.3% 209,518 71.3% 209,240 71.2% 219,787 72.1% 113,860 71.9%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 74,328 25.5% 74,959 25.6% 75,845 24.8% 82,134 21.4% 30,159 31.7% 25,407 46.8% 23,372 54.5% 20,998 62.5% 20,662 68.2% 23,866 70.9% 20,375 70.8% 19,557 71.4% 18,062 71.7% 16,235 70.8% 15,657 71.8% 16,858 73.6% 17,742 72.3% 19,733 71.8% 20,313 72.7% 22,909 74.3% 9,085 72.9%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 540,963 37.8% 539,591 36.9% 504,988 35.6% 535,352 34.0% 255,278 49.4% 258,415 57.9% 262,037 60.7% 231,746 64.7% 227,609 66.8% 245,806 68.3% 222,636 69.1% 231,754 69.4% 228,147 69.8% 210,656 69.0% 205,104 70.0% 211,582 71.7% 215,664 71.5% 227,055 71.4% 227,721 71.5% 241,212 72.3% 122,295 72.1%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: ALL Non-English 3,971 45.9% 3,386 41.3% 3,167 45.5% 3,805 38.6% 3,249 47.1% 2,595 47.3% 2,214 52.3% 1,681 55.0% 1,644 53.6% 1,385 57.7% 1,355 60.0% 1,196 61.2% 1,215 56.9% 1,374 55.0% 1,565 60.3% 1,807 63.6% 2,032 60.3% 2,196 60.3% 1,832 59.4% 1,484 63.1% 650 58.9%

* 2018 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2018