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% 217,696 71.4% 229,249 71.3% 229,551 71.4% 123,717 72.5%
GENDER: Male 294,411 38.6% 278,888 37.4% 260,924 36.1% 276,667 34.5% 145,583 48.5% 140,078 56.0% 138,315 59.1% 121,772 63.0% 119,667 65.1% 126,321 66.7% 117,462 67.9% 120,926 68.1% 119,292 68.1% 111,028 67.6% 108,009 68.5% 110,260 70.1% 112,628 69.7% 119,299 69.4% 121,510 69.7% 66,163 70.7%
GENDER: Female 250,523 37.1% 264,089 36.5% 247,229 35.1% 262,490 33.5% 112,944 50.6% 120,932 59.9% 125,936 62.4% 111,655 66.4% 109,586 68.5% 120,870 69.9% 106,529 70.4% 112,024 70.6% 110,070 71.5% 101,002 70.4% 98,660 71.4% 103,128 73.4% 105,068 73.2% 109,950 73.4% 108,041 73.2% 57,554 74.7%
AGE: 16-19 262,959 39.1% 276,513 38.5% 258,954 36.2% 280,789 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% 128,609 68.8% 131,422 68.8% 128,012 69.3% 122,919 68.4% 122,554 69.5% 123,202 71.2% 121,852 70.8% 124,926 70.8% 122,840 71.0% 63,720 72.0%
AGE: 20-24 86,335 39.3% 79,310 37.3% 70,010 36.4% 72,766 34.6% 35,216 48.2% 32,731 55.1% 36,850 58.4% 33,174 62.9% 32,699 65.7% 34,235 67.5% 29,554 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,186 69.1% 23,029 67.7% 20,274 67.6% 22,258 71.1% 24,474 70.1% 26,218 70.0% 26,885 69.0% 15,072 70.8%
AGE: 25-29 62,970 38.6% 58,765 37.6% 54,945 37.7% 56,598 36.2% 27,168 54.3% 25,796 61.3% 27,105 64.9% 23,046 67.6% 23,293 69.3% 26,352 71.6% 24,820 72.2% 26,788 72.6% 27,409 71.9% 24,487 71.2% 23,156 72.7% 24,567 74.4% 26,056 74.6% 28,508 73.2% 28,363 73.7% 15,542 74.6%
AGE: 30-39 78,161 35.9% 75,883 35.3% 72,888 35.1% 74,354 34.1% 36,280 52.2% 32,682 61.6% 33,118 64.3% 25,338 66.5% 24,423 69.1% 26,555 70.9% 25,408 71.7% 26,901 72.4% 27,207 73.2% 25,166 72.3% 24,714 72.7% 26,562 74.4% 28,440 73.9% 31,547 74.8% 33,073 74.3% 18,783 76.1%
AGE: 40-49 35,720 33.3% 35,348 31.2% 34,777 31.2% 36,806 29.3% 16,578 46.6% 14,783 55.8% 14,814 59.3% 10,938 61.1% 10,513 64.4% 11,035 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,267 66.6% 11,251 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,076 68.5% 10,518 69.1% 10,262 69.4% 11,133 68.5% 11,135 69.6% 6,387 70.4%
AGE: 50-59 12,795 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% 3,902 61.4% 4,038 61.1% 4,201 62.3% 4,693 63.7% 4,344 65.1% 4,262 67.7% 4,521 68.2% 4,832 68.2% 4,839 67.0% 5,040 66.6% 3,014 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% 1,387 60.9% 1,509 63.0% 1,552 65.1% 1,791 65.8% 1,897 68.1% 1,028 71.8%
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% 246 56.9% 251 49.8% 228 51.8% 287 53.0% 318 49.1% 171 55.0%
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% 144,763 72.6% 153,358 74.2% 156,278 74.0% 164,420 74.0% 165,110 74.3% 90,532 75.2%
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% 41,971 66.8% 41,586 66.4% 21,816 68.0%
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% 13,105 63.9% 12,486 64.8% 12,829 64.3% 13,739 64.3% 13,574 63.5% 6,853 65.0%
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% 9,281 52.3% 4,516 51.9%
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% 199,954 71.3% 209,516 71.3% 209,238 71.2% 111,230 72.3%
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% 12,487 74.7%
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% 215,664 71.5% 227,053 71.4% 227,719 71.5% 122,968 72.6%
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% 749 65.2%

* 2017 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2017