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% 242,705 72.3% 243,361 71.9%
GENDER: Male 294,406 38.6% 278,846 37.4% 260,886 36.1% 276,655 34.5% 145,565 48.5% 140,068 56.0% 138,274 59.1% 121,759 63.0% 119,641 65.1% 126,304 66.7% 117,436 67.9% 120,901 68.1% 119,275 68.1% 111,014 67.6% 107,998 68.5% 110,265 70.1% 112,622 69.7% 119,266 69.4% 121,486 69.7% 129,936 70.4% 132,297 70.0%
GENDER: Female 250,528 37.1% 264,131 36.5% 247,269 35.1% 262,502 33.5% 112,962 50.6% 120,942 59.9% 125,977 62.4% 111,668 66.4% 109,612 68.5% 120,887 69.9% 106,555 70.4% 112,049 70.6% 110,087 71.5% 101,016 70.4% 98,671 71.4% 103,124 73.4% 105,074 73.2% 109,985 73.4% 108,067 73.2% 112,769 74.4% 111,064 74.2%
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% 122,920 68.5% 122,554 69.5% 123,198 71.2% 121,846 70.8% 124,923 70.8% 122,842 71.0% 125,396 72.0% 125,476 72.1%
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% 32,700 65.7% 34,234 67.5% 29,555 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,186 69.1% 23,027 67.7% 20,274 67.6% 22,260 71.1% 24,472 70.1% 26,216 70.0% 26,885 69.0% 29,748 70.6% 30,036 69.9%
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% 23,048 67.6% 23,292 69.3% 26,353 71.6% 24,822 72.2% 26,788 72.6% 27,409 71.9% 24,490 71.2% 23,156 72.7% 24,574 74.4% 26,057 74.6% 28,509 73.2% 28,365 73.7% 29,976 74.0% 30,176 73.7%
AGE: 30-39 78,161 35.9% 75,870 35.3% 72,882 35.1% 74,341 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% 25,164 72.3% 24,714 72.7% 26,563 74.4% 28,446 73.8% 31,549 74.8% 33,073 74.3% 36,766 75.2% 36,908 74.2%
AGE: 40-49 35,721 33.3% 35,361 31.2% 34,785 31.2% 36,817 29.3% 16,578 46.6% 14,783 55.8% 14,814 59.3% 10,937 61.1% 10,513 64.4% 11,033 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,266 66.6% 11,251 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,076 68.5% 10,512 69.1% 10,265 69.4% 11,138 68.5% 11,134 69.6% 12,556 70.0% 12,636 68.9%
AGE: 50-59 12,794 30.1% 11,766 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% 4,202 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% 5,039 66.6% 5,786 66.1% 5,594 64.9%
AGE: 60-69 4,738 25.9% 4,401 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% 2,047 65.3%
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% 488 48.6%
ATTEMPT # 1 227,267 43.4% 215,356 41.9% 194,250 39.8% 197,495 39.1% 136,064 52.4% 149,651 60.8% 161,643 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% 153,358 74.2% 156,277 74.0% 164,421 74.1% 165,111 74.3% 177,091 75.1% 177,183 74.6%
ATTEMPT # 2 121,517 41.2% 119,815 40.7% 112,399 39.6% 115,501 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% 38,888 67.9% 40,070 67.3% 41,972 66.8% 41,587 66.4% 42,865 67.5% 43,372 67.6%
ATTEMPT # 3 66,692 37.0% 68,062 37.2% 65,273 36.6% 68,864 35.0% 25,594 47.9% 23,978 54.7% 21,617 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% 13,698 64.1%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 129,458 25.6% 139,744 26.1% 136,233 26.1% 157,297 24.0% 38,953 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% 9,108 52.2%
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% 219,796 72.1% 224,728 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% 18,633 72.4%
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% 241,221 72.3% 241,934 72.0%
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% 1,484 63.1% 1,427 59.0%

* 2018 data include tests up to and including 31DEC2018