Table 4.3.1 C-Class Driving 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 199,957 55.6% 208,288 56.1% 211,130 57.3% 171,940 58.4% 159,279 59.6% 171,148 58.1% 192,653 56.6% 195,488 57.9% 202,082 58.0% 220,710 56.9% 210,677 51.2% 215,022 53.9% 229,916 54.5% 221,295 55.5% 221,334 55.9% 219,973 56.2% 223,683 56.5% 237,845 58.8% 38,807 60.9%
GENDER: Male 103,671 57.1% 108,966 57.6% 106,174 59.3% 93,062 59.7% 86,958 60.5% 90,346 59.0% 100,031 57.8% 103,095 58.4% 106,610 58.6% 115,198 57.5% 113,608 51.3% 116,271 54.0% 122,837 55.0% 116,917 56.2% 114,442 56.9% 113,133 57.1% 115,208 57.3% 122,613 59.8% 20,159 61.1%
GENDER: Female 96,286 54.0% 99,322 54.5% 104,956 55.2% 78,878 57.0% 72,321 58.4% 80,802 57.1% 92,622 55.4% 92,393 57.2% 95,472 57.2% 105,512 56.3% 97,069 51.1% 98,751 53.8% 107,079 54.0% 104,378 54.7% 106,892 54.9% 106,840 55.2% 108,475 55.6% 115,232 57.8% 18,648 60.6%
AGE: 16-19 104,282 62.1% 106,357 62.6% 112,772 63.7% 90,758 64.1% 89,494 64.9% 93,765 64.3% 103,046 63.5% 102,042 65.2% 102,005 65.7% 110,926 64.4% 102,385 59.9% 102,142 63.4% 105,570 64.3% 101,366 65.4% 97,993 66.3% 96,951 67.1% 97,043 67.9% 100,131 69.6% 17,600 71.1%
AGE: 20-24 25,073 54.3% 26,315 55.5% 26,319 55.1% 19,364 56.4% 19,408 56.9% 24,347 56.2% 28,972 54.2% 28,941 55.6% 31,632 55.3% 33,199 54.8% 29,907 47.9% 30,123 50.3% 29,606 51.6% 29,024 53.2% 31,655 54.2% 31,680 54.8% 31,614 55.8% 34,409 58.9% 5,328 60.7%
AGE: 25-29 21,450 51.2% 22,831 51.2% 21,814 52.1% 18,302 54.2% 15,532 54.7% 16,648 52.2% 19,960 49.9% 21,090 50.7% 23,194 51.1% 26,804 50.3% 27,562 43.4% 29,294 46.1% 34,271 47.7% 32,489 48.3% 32,002 48.8% 31,924 48.5% 32,784 49.1% 35,269 52.3% 5,403 54.5%
AGE: 30-39 30,226 46.6% 32,299 47.6% 30,519 48.5% 26,422 51.7% 21,658 51.3% 22,085 48.2% 24,379 46.8% 26,271 48.3% 27,816 48.1% 30,627 47.9% 31,235 41.8% 33,302 43.9% 38,068 44.9% 36,841 45.3% 37,026 45.9% 37,032 45.8% 39,629 44.9% 44,236 48.7% 6,799 50.4%
AGE: 40-49 13,261 41.6% 14,138 42.0% 13,690 43.3% 11,731 47.3% 9,017 47.7% 9,974 44.3% 11,185 41.7% 11,492 43.0% 11,470 44.4% 12,590 42.5% 12,694 37.8% 13,379 41.0% 14,588 41.1% 13,902 41.8% 14,506 41.7% 14,045 41.3% 13,699 41.9% 14,451 44.2% 2,181 43.6%
AGE: 50-59 3,729 41.6% 4,231 41.0% 4,035 41.9% 3,489 44.0% 2,616 47.7% 2,752 42.7% 3,370 40.6% 3,444 40.5% 3,853 39.8% 4,329 39.4% 4,582 35.0% 4,903 36.8% 5,738 37.0% 5,633 38.1% 5,837 37.7% 6,024 35.7% 6,216 36.6% 6,368 40.4% 943 40.0%
AGE: 60-69 1,355 35.3% 1,493 39.9% 1,358 39.2% 1,155 40.8% 847 41.4% 881 39.0% 884 33.7% 1,217 37.0% 1,175 37.8% 1,347 38.5% 1,316 33.7% 1,571 34.1% 1,747 34.1% 1,691 36.0% 1,941 35.7% 1,939 33.0% 2,340 30.7% 2,673 34.3% 486 32.3%
AGE: 70+ 581 37.9% 624 39.9% 623 41.3% 719 40.3% 707 33.4% 696 29.3% 857 31.5% 991 29.8% 937 29.2% 888 28.7% 996 30.6% 308 32.5% 328 29.3% 349 33.5% 374 37.4% 378 31.5% 358 29.3% 308 35.1% 67 25.4%
ATTEMPT # 1 117,981 56.2% 121,208 56.9% 124,661 58.5% 101,670 59.9% 95,766 59.9% 102,082 58.1% 112,371 57.0% 114,514 58.5% 119,079 58.6% 130,328 57.3% 110,892 51.2% 118,782 54.7% 127,983 55.2% 124,194 56.9% 125,060 57.3% 125,913 58.0% 129,133 58.3% 138,861 60.6% 23,603 62.7%
ATTEMPT # 2 48,134 58.0% 49,956 57.9% 49,895 58.5% 40,316 59.5% 37,877 61.6% 41,311 60.2% 46,788 58.3% 46,709 59.6% 48,157 59.7% 52,921 58.7% 53,506 53.6% 52,221 55.4% 55,994 56.6% 52,922 56.5% 52,707 57.2% 51,639 56.7% 52,274 57.1% 55,204 59.1% 8,903 60.7%
ATTEMPT # 3 18,546 53.2% 19,935 54.2% 19,799 55.0% 15,993 56.1% 14,347 58.3% 15,807 58.0% 18,693 56.2% 18,638 56.4% 19,012 56.4% 20,674 56.3% 23,946 51.6% 22,694 52.6% 23,835 53.1% 22,612 53.2% 22,378 53.7% 21,900 53.3% 21,774 53.2% 22,730 55.3% 3,426 57.8%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 15,296 46.4% 17,189 47.1% 16,775 47.3% 13,961 47.9% 11,289 51.5% 11,948 50.7% 14,801 49.4% 15,627 50.0% 15,834 49.4% 16,787 49.1% 22,333 45.0% 21,325 47.2% 22,104 46.9% 21,567 47.0% 21,189 47.0% 20,521 46.8% 20,502 46.7% 21,050 49.8% 2,875 49.8%
SECTOR: Sydney 134,715 52.2% 140,617 52.5% 141,205 53.6% 115,795 55.1% 104,127 56.8% 112,264 55.0% 127,552 53.1% 129,090 53.9% 135,929 54.3% 148,654 53.9% 141,349 46.7% 146,420 49.1% 156,570 49.7% 149,062 50.8% 151,008 51.1% 151,258 51.3% 153,753 51.4% 151,042 54.2% 21,887 56.4%
SECTOR: North 37,480 59.8% 39,293 60.6% 40,053 61.9% 32,547 62.6% 31,867 62.6% 33,801 62.1% 38,217 61.0% 39,199 63.3% 38,632 62.8% 42,050 61.4% 40,085 59.6% 39,316 65.7% 41,344 66.4% 40,695 66.5% 39,478 68.3% 38,147 68.5% 38,535 68.9% 38,602 71.4% 5,921 72.5%
SECTOR: South & West 27,762 66.6% 28,378 67.7% 29,872 68.2% 23,598 69.2% 23,285 67.9% 25,083 66.5% 26,884 67.2% 27,199 68.7% 27,521 69.4% 30,006 65.4% 29,243 61.5% 29,286 62.4% 32,002 63.0% 31,538 63.4% 30,848 63.9% 30,568 65.2% 31,395 66.1% 29,868 66.0% 3,801 69.6%
RTA REGION: Sydney 134,715 52.2% 140,617 52.5% 141,205 53.6% 115,795 55.1% 104,127 56.8% 112,264 55.0% 127,552 53.1% 129,090 53.9% 135,929 54.3% 148,654 53.9% 141,349 46.7% 146,420 49.1% 156,570 49.7% 149,062 50.8% 151,008 51.1% 151,258 51.3% 153,753 51.4% 151,042 54.2% 21,887 56.4%
RTA REGION: Northern 14,455 62.6% 14,970 63.6% 15,169 65.7% 12,443 66.2% 12,086 67.1% 12,853 67.1% 13,969 67.4% 14,284 69.4% 14,279 68.4% 15,584 65.0% 15,417 61.4% 14,991 67.9% 15,568 68.7% 15,220 69.4% 14,813 70.7% 14,863 69.7% 14,981 69.3% 14,701 73.4% 2,364 75.0%
RTA REGION: Hunter 21,968 57.8% 23,406 58.4% 23,791 59.5% 19,168 60.4% 18,897 59.9% 20,013 58.8% 23,337 57.3% 24,043 59.6% 23,420 59.5% 25,431 59.0% 23,797 58.3% 23,363 64.2% 24,808 64.8% 24,480 64.7% 23,611 66.9% 22,180 67.9% 22,577 68.7% 23,091 70.1% 3,384 71.0%
RTA REGION: Southern 12,378 67.5% 12,870 69.9% 13,863 69.4% 10,684 71.6% 10,749 71.2% 11,516 70.7% 12,428 71.5% 12,617 72.2% 12,602 73.5% 13,248 70.9% 13,066 65.9% 12,868 67.6% 14,885 65.2% 14,266 66.0% 14,240 64.2% 14,305 64.6% 15,003 64.3% 15,163 63.5% 1,448 72.0%
RTA REGION: South West 7,881 68.1% 7,779 67.6% 8,000 68.0% 6,573 68.6% 6,456 66.6% 6,979 64.2% 7,363 65.0% 7,284 67.0% 7,467 66.7% 8,616 61.0% 8,248 58.6% 8,457 58.6% 8,792 60.9% 9,225 60.7% 8,751 63.8% 8,422 65.1% 8,543 66.1% 7,341 66.2% 1,166 64.8%
RTA REGION: Western 8,560 63.4% 8,646 64.3% 9,102 65.8% 7,277 64.9% 6,964 62.9% 7,523 61.7% 8,004 61.4% 8,170 64.6% 8,385 64.6% 9,177 61.9% 8,800 58.1% 8,923 59.1% 9,293 61.9% 9,042 62.2% 8,911 63.8% 8,945 65.9% 8,826 69.6% 8,174 70.6% 1,360 70.8%
TRANSMISSION: Auto 127,745 52.7% 135,103 53.2% 139,263 54.4% 110,055 55.5% 100,852 57.1% 111,804 55.7% 129,513 54.2% 134,334 55.3% 142,276 55.5% 159,408 54.8% 153,809 48.4% 159,652 51.2% 173,235 52.0% 168,091 52.8% 171,387 53.4% 173,723 53.7% 180,203 53.9% 195,532 56.7% 32,094 58.9%
TRANSMISSION: Manual 72,212 60.7% 73,185 61.4% 71,867 62.7% 61,885 63.7% 58,427 63.8% 59,344 62.6% 63,140 61.7% 61,154 63.5% 59,806 63.8% 61,302 62.4% 56,868 58.6% 55,370 61.9% 56,681 62.4% 53,204 63.8% 49,947 64.7% 46,250 65.7% 43,480 67.1% 42,313 68.7% 6,713 70.3%
TUITION: Driving School 95,766 55.2% 102,010 55.3% 103,717 56.6% 96,321 57.2% 95,395 57.6% 103,650 56.0% 117,292 54.9% 119,061 55.9% 123,396 55.9% 133,295 54.8% 135,460 49.7% 138,510 52.3% 149,182 53.1% 143,126 53.8% 141,908 54.6% 141,783 55.1% 144,218 55.7% 153,186 58.1% 25,795 59.6%
TUITION: Private 104,191 56.0% 106,278 56.8% 107,413 57.9% 75,619 60.1% 63,884 62.5% 67,498 61.3% 75,361 59.4% 76,427 61.0% 78,686 61.1% 87,415 60.1% 75,217 53.9% 76,512 56.8% 80,734 57.2% 78,169 58.6% 79,426 58.4% 78,190 58.2% 79,465 57.8% 84,659 60.1% 13,012 63.3%

* 2016 data include tests up to and including 29FEB2016