Table 4.3.2 Aged Driving Tests 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 11,547 82.7% 12,883 83.6% 14,678 82.8% 16,585 79.7% 18,983 73.9% 21,060 70.4% 22,849 68.8% 25,970 68.4% 28,992 69.0% 31,585 69.2% 30,331 73.4% 12,782 78.5% 13,586 77.1% 13,924 76.5% 14,494 78.3% 15,304 77.6% 15,139 78.4% 16,721 80.5% 16,821 82.2% 18,209 81.5%
GENDER: Male 8,203 83.3% 9,098 84.4% 10,290 83.4% 11,504 80.1% 12,999 75.2% 14,206 71.8% 15,378 70.4% 17,456 69.4% 19,124 70.4% 20,568 70.5% 19,522 74.5% 9,119 79.2% 9,652 78.1% 10,012 77.5% 10,319 79.0% 10,876 78.8% 10,689 79.1% 11,775 81.1% 11,669 82.9% 12,699 82.3%
GENDER: Female 3,344 81.1% 3,785 81.7% 4,388 81.6% 5,081 78.6% 5,984 71.0% 6,854 67.4% 7,471 65.7% 8,514 66.3% 9,868 66.2% 11,017 66.8% 10,809 71.6% 3,663 76.7% 3,934 74.6% 3,912 74.0% 4,175 76.7% 4,428 74.5% 4,450 76.5% 4,946 79.0% 5,152 80.6% 5,510 79.4%
AGE: 75-84 2,545 81.8% 2,491 83.1% 2,380 82.0% 3,306 78.9% 3,818 70.8% 3,697 65.9% 3,194 64.5% 4,021 65.8% 4,579 65.7% 4,625 65.1% 4,926 73.3% 4,049 75.0% 3,977 74.0% 4,273 74.7% 4,285 76.3% 4,590 76.3% 3,773 76.3% 4,564 80.0% 5,503 82.1% 5,668 81.2%
AGE: 85-89 8,203 82.9% 9,389 83.6% 10,985 82.9% 11,763 79.8% 13,362 74.6% 15,214 71.2% 17,125 69.5% 19,014 69.0% 21,228 69.6% 23,494 69.9% 21,923 73.6% 7,671 79.7% 8,422 78.2% 8,294 77.2% 8,794 78.8% 8,972 77.7% 9,534 79.1% 10,253 80.6% 9,253 82.4% 10,344 81.8%
AGE: 90+ 799 83.0% 1,003 84.8% 1,313 83.6% 1,516 80.6% 1,803 74.9% 2,149 72.2% 2,530 69.7% 2,935 67.6% 3,185 69.6% 3,466 70.2% 3,482 72.6% 1,062 82.9% 1,187 79.5% 1,357 78.3% 1,415 81.6% 1,742 80.2% 1,832 78.8% 1,904 80.9% 2,065 81.4% 2,197 80.5%
ATTEMPT # 1 10,154 84.4% 11,355 85.5% 12,855 84.8% 14,164 81.7% 15,378 76.0% 16,440 72.4% 17,480 70.8% 19,463 69.9% 21,816 70.8% 24,036 70.6% 23,618 74.9% 10,919 79.0% 11,502 77.6% 11,635 77.1% 12,309 78.6% 12,865 78.2% 12,797 78.8% 14,248 81.0% 14,486 82.6% 15,619 81.8%
ATTEMPT # 2 1,119 69.0% 1,234 68.5% 1,462 67.8% 1,944 67.5% 2,856 64.6% 3,589 63.5% 4,177 61.9% 4,948 63.0% 5,455 62.7% 5,801 64.2% 5,259 68.1% 1,597 76.3% 1,808 75.3% 1,970 74.5% 1,921 77.6% 2,104 75.6% 2,041 77.4% 2,163 78.0% 2,065 80.1% 2,297 80.5%
ATTEMPT # 3 274 72.6% 294 72.1% 361 74.2% 477 68.3% 749 66.2% 1,031 62.5% 1,192 64.0% 1,559 66.5% 1,721 65.1% 1,748 66.6% 1,454 68.3% 266 69.5% 276 68.8% 319 68.3% 264 71.6% 335 66.9% 301 64.8% 310 72.6% 270 75.2% 293 67.9%
SECTOR: Sydney 5,145 80.6% 5,733 80.6% 6,435 80.0% 7,201 78.3% 8,217 73.7% 9,169 68.8% 9,933 66.3% 11,625 64.2% 13,090 65.6% 13,793 67.9% 13,244 73.4% 4,667 78.3% 4,798 76.8% 4,808 76.1% 4,741 79.5% 4,886 76.5% 4,537 78.6% 4,303 79.9% 3,647 81.6% 3,392 79.7%
SECTOR: North 3,854 81.5% 4,336 83.5% 4,896 84.7% 5,625 80.9% 6,485 74.0% 7,195 72.2% 7,774 72.9% 8,799 72.4% 9,590 74.0% 10,818 72.1% 10,365 76.5% 4,804 82.0% 5,108 81.8% 5,399 81.3% 5,746 82.0% 6,103 81.6% 6,192 82.0% 7,052 84.4% 6,274 84.3% 6,117 83.6%
SECTOR: South & West 2,548 88.6% 2,814 89.9% 3,347 85.4% 3,759 80.5% 4,281 74.1% 4,696 70.5% 5,142 67.6% 5,546 70.7% 6,312 68.3% 6,974 67.3% 6,722 68.7% 3,311 73.6% 3,680 70.9% 3,717 70.2% 4,007 71.8% 4,315 73.1% 4,410 73.0% 4,642 75.4% 3,996 80.9% 3,535 81.8%
RTA REGION: Sydney 5,145 80.6% 5,733 80.6% 6,435 80.0% 7,201 78.3% 8,217 73.7% 9,169 68.8% 9,933 66.3% 11,625 64.2% 13,090 65.6% 13,793 67.9% 13,244 73.4% 4,667 78.3% 4,798 76.8% 4,808 76.1% 4,741 79.5% 4,886 76.5% 4,537 78.6% 4,303 79.9% 3,647 81.6% 3,392 79.7%
RTA REGION: Northern 1,652 88.0% 1,860 88.6% 2,154 87.9% 2,481 83.4% 2,906 74.3% 3,339 72.4% 3,543 73.3% 3,844 74.6% 4,239 73.3% 4,679 72.6% 4,464 76.6% 2,086 81.0% 2,306 79.7% 2,426 80.3% 2,497 81.5% 2,757 81.2% 2,821 81.6% 3,374 83.1% 3,176 84.3% 3,150 85.1%
RTA REGION: Hunter 2,124 76.1% 2,383 79.3% 2,649 82.1% 3,046 78.8% 3,458 73.5% 3,726 71.9% 4,079 72.2% 4,812 70.0% 5,178 74.3% 5,958 71.3% 5,742 76.1% 2,616 82.3% 2,697 83.0% 2,845 81.8% 3,115 82.4% 3,195 81.6% 3,229 82.1% 3,520 85.2% 2,980 83.9% 2,879 82.1%
RTA REGION: Southern 1,047 89.7% 1,184 93.0% 1,468 89.4% 1,703 78.3% 1,946 76.1% 2,141 74.6% 2,345 70.1% 2,604 73.7% 3,010 71.4% 3,373 70.6% 3,303 71.7% 1,694 75.4% 1,846 72.9% 1,784 66.9% 1,963 66.7% 2,010 66.2% 2,039 65.8% 2,126 67.9% 1,440 76.3% 934 75.2%
RTA REGION: South West 784 92.2% 861 90.1% 1,031 83.4% 1,118 82.2% 1,224 75.4% 1,351 70.0% 1,498 64.9% 1,552 69.7% 1,832 63.9% 1,947 63.9% 1,839 66.5% 822 72.3% 940 67.1% 874 71.5% 1,000 75.7% 1,010 75.9% 1,062 77.4% 1,113 82.2% 1,206 80.2% 1,196 81.1%
RTA REGION: Western 795 83.8% 862 85.4% 941 81.5% 1,036 82.7% 1,232 70.2% 1,334 65.2% 1,451 68.0% 1,533 68.8% 1,643 68.8% 1,835 66.8% 1,739 67.3% 897 73.8% 999 73.4% 1,187 76.0% 1,178 78.0% 1,446 82.3% 1,451 81.6% 1,561 82.7% 1,468 86.9% 1,493 86.3%
TRANSMISSION: Auto 8,541 83.8% 9,776 84.2% 11,294 83.5% 13,034 80.1% 15,171 74.6% 17,145 70.9% 18,885 69.3% 21,986 68.3% 24,815 69.4% 27,179 69.8% 26,347 74.2% 11,048 78.9% 11,718 77.7% 12,075 76.9% 12,531 79.0% 13,256 77.9% 13,187 78.9% 14,649 80.8% 14,741 82.6% 16,144 81.6%
TRANSMISSION: Manual 3,006 79.5% 3,107 81.7% 3,384 80.7% 3,551 78.1% 3,812 70.9% 3,915 67.8% 3,964 66.3% 3,984 68.7% 4,177 66.5% 4,406 65.5% 3,984 68.4% 1,734 75.4% 1,868 73.1% 1,849 74.3% 1,963 74.3% 2,048 75.2% 1,952 75.0% 2,072 78.3% 2,080 79.1% 2,065 80.3%
TUITION: Driving School 10,956 82.8% 12,196 83.8% 14,010 83.2% 15,760 79.7% 18,000 73.8% 19,895 70.3% 21,394 68.8% 24,087 68.2% 26,596 68.8% 29,017 69.0% 27,864 73.1% 12,460 78.4% 13,375 77.0% 13,780 76.5% 14,349 78.3% 15,189 77.5% 15,048 78.4% 16,656 80.5% 16,767 82.2% 18,156 81.5%
TUITION: Private 591 79.5% 687 79.9% 668 76.0% 825 78.8% 983 75.9% 1,165 71.8% 1,455 69.1% 1,883 69.9% 2,396 70.9% 2,568 72.2% 2,467 77.2% 322 80.7% 211 85.3% 144 81.9% 145 80.0% 115 80.9% 91 78.0% 65 72.3% 54 74.1% 53 75.5%

* 2017 data include tests up to and including 29DEC2017