Table 4.1.6 Rider 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 36,442 56.9% 33,159 55.5% 34,752 55.6% 37,317 55.4% 29,029 62.1% 27,649 67.0% 27,987 70.8% 28,927 73.6% 30,803 76.2% 33,677 77.0% 39,956 79.0% 44,340 79.4% 39,975 77.1% 41,453 77.3% 44,697 77.2% 43,954 78.5% 42,507 78.1% 40,322 78.8% 40,842 79.1% 633 79.0%
GENDER: Male 32,377 56.9% 29,062 55.6% 30,137 55.6% 32,222 55.2% 25,128 61.6% 23,710 66.5% 23,672 70.1% 24,527 72.9% 25,391 75.9% 27,872 76.5% 32,877 78.7% 36,132 79.2% 32,659 76.5% 34,005 77.1% 37,080 76.9% 36,147 78.2% 35,354 77.7% 33,325 78.4% 33,491 78.7% 514 79.6%
GENDER: Female 4,065 57.1% 4,097 55.1% 4,615 55.4% 5,095 56.5% 3,901 65.8% 3,939 70.1% 4,315 74.9% 4,400 77.7% 5,412 77.7% 5,805 79.1% 7,079 80.3% 8,208 80.4% 7,316 79.8% 7,448 78.0% 7,617 78.6% 7,807 80.1% 7,153 80.0% 6,997 80.7% 7,351 80.6% 119 76.5%
AGE: 16-19 8,417 46.8% 7,528 46.9% 7,446 46.1% 7,554 46.0% 5,237 52.7% 4,816 58.8% 4,727 63.5% 4,845 69.3% 4,948 73.1% 5,363 74.7% 6,636 75.9% 8,040 75.9% 7,367 73.3% 7,312 73.2% 7,905 73.7% 7,560 74.1% 7,279 73.9% 6,695 75.1% 6,528 75.8% 100 71.0%
AGE: 20-24 9,392 61.1% 8,686 59.1% 8,834 57.5% 9,715 56.9% 7,942 61.1% 7,430 64.0% 7,360 67.6% 7,684 69.5% 7,185 73.1% 7,613 73.9% 8,890 76.8% 9,854 77.3% 8,945 75.9% 9,674 76.4% 10,306 76.7% 10,443 78.0% 9,924 77.3% 9,476 77.3% 9,234 77.5% 141 78.7%
AGE: 25-29 7,120 61.6% 6,113 60.1% 6,397 61.2% 6,802 60.1% 5,360 65.6% 4,927 70.8% 4,834 75.2% 5,030 76.4% 5,490 78.3% 6,068 77.9% 7,199 78.6% 7,832 80.5% 7,736 77.3% 7,665 78.2% 8,234 77.5% 7,879 79.7% 7,601 78.8% 7,371 80.3% 7,700 80.8% 117 81.2%
AGE: 30-39 7,341 59.0% 6,771 58.0% 7,741 59.3% 8,536 59.4% 6,630 66.6% 6,540 71.3% 6,742 74.7% 6,804 77.2% 7,567 79.2% 8,174 79.6% 9,419 82.1% 10,308 82.3% 8,845 79.3% 9,094 79.5% 9,639 79.1% 9,458 79.9% 9,260 80.3% 8,755 80.0% 9,092 79.4% 141 75.9%
AGE: 40-49 2,955 58.2% 2,839 54.8% 3,034 54.5% 3,263 55.3% 2,735 66.5% 2,859 72.2% 3,097 73.7% 3,221 78.2% 3,881 76.8% 4,310 79.2% 5,290 81.4% 5,650 81.2% 4,773 80.6% 5,127 78.5% 5,608 79.5% 5,594 80.8% 5,356 80.3% 5,101 81.7% 5,125 82.4% 85 88.2%
AGE: 50-59 969 52.7% 974 49.0% 969 52.1% 1,094 51.5% 884 63.3% 849 67.7% 970 72.8% 1,040 76.0% 1,365 77.1% 1,681 78.1% 1,974 80.4% 2,171 80.3% 1,880 78.1% 2,085 80.4% 2,433 79.1% 2,438 81.0% 2,467 80.0% 2,388 79.9% 2,542 81.4% 36 88.9%
AGE: 60-69 221 43.9% 219 47.9% 275 39.6% 268 38.4% 190 56.3% 193 62.7% 219 73.1% 241 68.9% 310 76.5% 401 74.1% 469 75.3% 421 81.7% 356 76.1% 434 74.4% 519 71.1% 534 78.7% 558 74.2% 472 81.1% 535 77.6% 13 69.2%
AGE: 70+ 27 29.6% 29 37.9% 56 35.7% 85 24.7% 51 27.5% 35 60.0% 38 60.5% 62 43.5% 57 63.2% 67 55.2% 79 62.0% 64 68.8% 73 67.1% 62 75.8% 53 62.3% 48 66.7% 62 66.1% 64 50.0% 86 58.1% 0 0
ATTEMPT # 1 22,228 58.7% 19,553 57.5% 20,446 57.2% 21,797 57.6% 19,208 63.6% 19,210 68.4% 20,442 72.1% 21,795 74.8% 23,891 77.2% 26,360 78.0% 31,854 80.8% 35,548 81.1% 31,296 78.7% 32,460 79.2% 34,995 78.9% 34,963 80.4% 33,713 80.0% 32,070 80.5% 32,716 80.8% 497 79.5%
ATTEMPT # 2 8,224 58.3% 7,701 56.3% 8,121 56.5% 8,608 57.2% 6,253 62.2% 5,622 66.7% 5,258 70.0% 5,180 72.6% 5,142 75.3% 5,518 75.8% 5,916 74.2% 6,492 74.5% 6,368 73.6% 6,494 72.5% 7,068 73.0% 6,609 73.2% 6,446 72.8% 6,099 73.9% 6,023 73.3% 100 79.0%
ATTEMPT # 3 3,125 53.8% 3,081 53.8% 3,232 54.1% 3,396 53.4% 2,104 59.6% 1,723 63.3% 1,464 64.1% 1,292 65.9% 1,177 68.6% 1,216 68.8% 1,465 69.1% 1,571 71.5% 1,541 69.2% 1,674 68.5% 1,796 70.7% 1,635 69.3% 1,603 68.6% 1,502 71.0% 1,485 71.6% 22 72.7%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 2,865 41.8% 2,824 41.8% 2,953 42.9% 3,516 38.9% 1,464 46.1% 1,094 50.0% 823 56.3% 660 57.0% 593 58.0% 583 59.2% 721 58.4% 729 58.8% 770 55.3% 825 58.5% 838 57.4% 747 59.0% 745 60.3% 651 58.2% 618 62.0% 14 71.4%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 35,947 57.3% 32,701 55.9% 34,210 56.0% 36,771 55.8% 28,662 62.6% 27,364 67.3% 27,745 71.0% 28,680 73.8% 30,554 76.3% 33,410 77.1% 39,523 79.1% 43,822 79.6% 39,518 77.2% 40,957 77.5% 43,994 77.4% 43,308 78.7% 41,880 78.3% 39,617 78.9% 40,078 79.3% 627 78.9%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 495 29.9% 458 26.6% 542 26.4% 546 26.2% 367 27.2% 285 38.6% 242 50.4% 247 60.3% 249 61.4% 267 64.8% 433 64.9% 518 64.7% 457 65.4% 496 62.7% 703 63.0% 646 70.1% 627 64.4% 705 68.9% 764 69.2% 6 83.3%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 36,416 56.9% 33,150 55.5% 34,726 55.6% 37,288 55.4% 28,983 62.2% 27,620 67.0% 27,965 70.8% 28,912 73.6% 30,792 76.2% 33,667 77.0% 39,939 79.0% 44,319 79.4% 39,949 77.1% 41,437 77.3% 44,668 77.2% 43,915 78.6% 42,425 78.1% 40,266 78.8% 40,790 79.1% 633 79.0%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: ALL Non-English 26 42.3% 9 55.6% 26 46.2% 29 48.3% 46 43.5% 29 44.8% 22 50.0% 15 60.0% 11 54.5% 10 60.0% 17 58.8% 21 52.4% 26 38.5% 16 56.3% 29 48.3% 39 38.5% 82 57.3% 56 50.0% 52 48.1% 0 0

* 2017 data include tests up to and including 07JAN2017