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*
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% 508,153 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% 213,388 71.7% 217,695 71.4% 229,248 71.3% 229,551 71.4% 3,868 74.8%
GENDER: Male 294,431 38.6% 278,911 37.4% 260,941 36.1% 276,674 34.5% 145,590 48.5% 140,093 56.0% 138,328 59.1% 121,785 63.0% 119,677 65.1% 126,335 66.7% 117,456 67.8% 120,933 68.1% 119,300 68.1% 111,031 67.6% 108,027 68.5% 110,264 70.1% 112,643 69.7% 119,311 69.4% 121,519 69.7% 2,014 72.4%
GENDER: Female 250,503 37.0% 264,066 36.5% 247,212 35.1% 262,483 33.5% 112,937 50.6% 120,917 59.9% 125,923 62.4% 111,642 66.4% 109,576 68.5% 120,856 69.9% 106,535 70.4% 112,017 70.6% 110,062 71.5% 100,999 70.4% 98,642 71.4% 103,124 73.4% 105,052 73.2% 109,937 73.4% 108,032 73.2% 1,854 77.5%
AGE: 16-19 262,959 39.1% 276,513 38.5% 258,954 36.2% 280,789 34.6% 135,041 48.8% 148,184 57.5% 145,210 60.1% 135,801 64.9% 133,516 66.7% 143,754 67.9% 128,609 68.8% 131,422 68.8% 128,012 69.3% 122,919 68.4% 122,555 69.5% 123,202 71.2% 121,849 70.8% 124,922 70.8% 122,839 71.0% 2,163 74.6%
AGE: 20-24 86,335 39.3% 79,312 37.3% 70,010 36.4% 72,766 34.6% 35,216 48.2% 32,730 55.1% 36,849 58.4% 33,174 62.9% 32,699 65.7% 34,234 67.5% 29,554 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,186 69.1% 23,029 67.7% 20,278 67.6% 22,258 71.1% 24,477 70.1% 26,215 70.0% 26,885 69.0% 412 69.9%
AGE: 25-29 62,970 38.6% 58,763 37.6% 54,944 37.7% 56,596 36.2% 27,168 54.3% 25,792 61.3% 27,105 64.9% 23,046 67.6% 23,292 69.3% 26,353 71.6% 24,820 72.2% 26,788 72.6% 27,409 71.9% 24,487 71.2% 23,151 72.7% 24,567 74.4% 26,055 74.6% 28,510 73.2% 28,358 73.7% 468 78.6%
AGE: 30-39 78,161 35.9% 75,883 35.3% 72,888 35.1% 74,353 34.1% 36,279 52.2% 32,686 61.6% 33,118 64.3% 25,338 66.5% 24,424 69.1% 26,555 70.9% 25,408 71.7% 26,903 72.4% 27,206 73.2% 25,165 72.3% 24,714 72.7% 26,562 74.4% 28,438 73.9% 31,551 74.8% 33,075 74.3% 508 80.7%
AGE: 40-49 35,720 33.3% 35,348 31.2% 34,779 31.2% 36,809 29.3% 16,579 46.6% 14,783 55.8% 14,814 59.3% 10,938 61.1% 10,512 64.4% 11,035 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,265 66.6% 11,252 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,076 68.5% 10,518 69.1% 10,264 69.4% 11,133 68.5% 11,140 69.6% 178 68.5%
AGE: 50-59 12,795 30.1% 11,765 29.6% 11,667 28.8% 12,647 26.0% 5,814 43.3% 4,854 51.5% 5,148 54.9% 3,792 55.0% 3,591 59.2% 3,902 61.4% 4,038 61.1% 4,201 62.3% 4,693 63.7% 4,345 65.1% 4,262 67.7% 4,521 68.2% 4,832 68.2% 4,839 67.0% 5,039 66.6% 103 66.0%
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% 32 71.9%
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% 4 50.0%
ATTEMPT # 1 227,269 43.4% 215,359 41.9% 194,249 39.8% 197,499 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% 146,198 71.5% 144,764 72.6% 153,358 74.2% 156,277 74.0% 164,420 74.0% 165,111 74.3% 2,886 77.7%
ATTEMPT # 2 121,519 41.2% 119,815 40.7% 112,399 39.6% 115,499 38.2% 57,917 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% 41,409 66.1% 39,402 66.5% 38,887 67.9% 40,070 67.3% 41,970 66.8% 41,586 66.4% 649 69.0%
ATTEMPT # 3 66,693 37.0% 68,063 37.2% 65,273 36.6% 68,863 35.0% 25,594 47.9% 23,979 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% 13,104 63.9% 12,486 64.8% 12,829 64.3% 13,739 64.3% 13,574 63.5% 196 63.8%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 129,453 25.6% 139,740 26.1% 136,232 26.1% 157,296 24.0% 38,952 36.2% 30,009 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% 8,519 53.4% 9,119 53.0% 9,280 52.3% 137 57.7%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 470,606 39.9% 468,018 38.8% 432,309 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% 196,530 71.5% 199,953 71.3% 209,515 71.3% 209,238 71.2% 3,472 74.4%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 74,328 25.5% 74,959 25.6% 75,844 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% 396 78.8%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 540,963 37.8% 539,591 36.9% 504,986 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% 211,581 71.7% 215,663 71.5% 227,052 71.4% 227,719 71.5% 3,846 75.0%
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% 22 40.9%

* 2017 data include tests up to and including 07JAN2017