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*
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% 508,152 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% 212,029 68.9% 206,668 69.9% 213,388 71.7% 217,695 71.4% 229,245 71.3% 115,734 71.8%
GENDER: Male 294,439 38.6% 278,919 37.4% 260,938 36.1% 276,685 34.5% 145,591 48.5% 140,102 56.0% 138,329 59.1% 121,788 63.0% 119,685 65.1% 126,335 66.7% 117,464 67.8% 120,943 68.1% 119,303 68.1% 111,036 67.6% 108,038 68.5% 110,266 70.1% 112,664 69.7% 119,316 69.4% 60,568 69.9%
GENDER: Female 250,495 37.1% 264,058 36.5% 247,214 35.1% 262,472 33.5% 112,936 50.6% 120,908 59.9% 125,922 62.4% 111,639 66.4% 109,568 68.5% 120,856 69.9% 106,527 70.4% 112,007 70.6% 110,059 71.5% 100,993 70.4% 98,630 71.4% 103,122 73.4% 105,031 73.2% 109,929 73.4% 55,166 73.8%
AGE: 16-19 262,959 39.1% 276,513 38.5% 258,953 36.2% 280,789 34.6% 135,041 48.8% 148,184 57.5% 145,211 60.1% 135,801 64.9% 133,517 66.7% 143,754 67.9% 128,609 68.8% 131,422 68.8% 128,012 69.3% 122,918 68.4% 122,555 69.5% 123,202 71.2% 121,846 70.8% 124,911 70.8% 62,195 71.4%
AGE: 20-24 86,335 39.3% 79,312 37.3% 70,007 36.4% 72,766 34.6% 35,216 48.2% 32,730 55.1% 36,848 58.4% 33,174 62.9% 32,698 65.7% 34,234 67.5% 29,554 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,186 69.1% 23,029 67.7% 20,277 67.6% 22,258 71.1% 24,479 70.1% 26,215 70.0% 13,356 69.4%
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% 24,819 72.2% 26,788 72.6% 27,409 71.9% 24,487 71.2% 23,151 72.7% 24,567 74.4% 26,056 74.6% 28,517 73.2% 14,537 74.3%
AGE: 30-39 78,161 35.9% 75,883 35.3% 72,897 35.1% 74,353 34.1% 36,279 52.2% 32,686 61.6% 33,118 64.3% 25,338 66.5% 24,425 69.1% 26,555 70.9% 25,409 71.7% 26,903 72.4% 27,206 73.2% 25,165 72.3% 24,715 72.7% 26,560 74.4% 28,438 73.9% 31,552 74.8% 16,596 74.6%
AGE: 40-49 35,720 33.3% 35,348 31.2% 34,773 31.2% 36,809 29.3% 16,579 46.6% 14,783 55.8% 14,815 59.3% 10,938 61.1% 10,516 64.4% 11,035 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,265 66.6% 11,252 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,075 68.5% 10,519 69.1% 10,264 69.4% 11,133 68.5% 5,406 70.1%
AGE: 50-59 12,792 30.1% 11,765 29.6% 11,667 28.8% 12,647 26.0% 5,814 43.3% 4,854 51.5% 5,147 54.9% 3,792 55.0% 3,586 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% 2,545 66.9%
AGE: 60-69 4,741 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% 1,510 63.0% 1,552 65.1% 1,791 65.8% 934 68.3%
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% 165 51.5%
ATTEMPT # 1 227,270 43.4% 215,360 41.9% 194,248 39.8% 197,499 39.1% 136,067 52.4% 149,651 60.8% 161,644 63.3% 148,909 67.1% 152,465 68.9% 168,419 70.3% 154,133 71.6% 162,008 71.9% 160,219 72.4% 146,198 71.5% 144,763 72.6% 153,359 74.2% 156,277 74.0% 164,418 74.0% 83,374 74.7%
ATTEMPT # 2 121,518 41.2% 119,816 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% 43,871 66.8% 44,791 66.5% 43,811 66.8% 41,409 66.1% 39,402 66.5% 38,886 67.9% 40,070 67.3% 41,971 66.8% 20,922 67.0%
ATTEMPT # 3 66,693 37.0% 68,064 37.2% 65,273 36.6% 68,863 35.0% 25,592 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% 13,857 63.1% 13,104 63.9% 12,486 64.8% 12,829 64.3% 13,739 64.3% 6,829 63.5%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 129,453 25.6% 139,737 26.1% 136,232 26.1% 157,296 24.0% 38,951 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% 9,117 53.0% 4,609 52.5%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 470,606 39.9% 468,018 38.8% 432,308 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% 195,794 68.8% 191,011 69.8% 196,530 71.5% 199,953 71.3% 209,512 71.3% 106,199 71.6%
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% 9,535 73.1%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 540,963 37.8% 539,591 36.9% 504,985 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% 210,655 69.0% 205,103 70.0% 211,581 71.7% 215,663 71.5% 227,049 71.4% 114,735 71.9%
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% 999 60.1%

* 2016 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2016