Table 4.3.8 Driver Qualification Test Yearly pass rates by selected variables

Demographic Breakdown YEAR
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
TOTAL 10,655 59.6% 63,658 64.7% 72,542 68.1% 83,502 66.6% 99,779 66.9% 105,455 66.9% 117,550 67.1% 122,765 67.0% 121,299 67.1% 117,708 67.1% 125,365 67.3% 125,872 66.2% 130,943 62.4% 34,970 61.8%
GENDER: Male 5,627 60.9% 31,437 65.2% 37,492 67.6% 42,329 66.9% 49,562 67.2% 52,377 67.2% 58,253 67.7% 61,099 67.3% 59,820 67.5% 58,627 67.3% 62,267 67.7% 62,057 66.8% 64,304 62.8% 17,139 61.9%
GENDER: Female 5,028 58.1% 32,221 64.1% 35,050 68.6% 41,173 66.4% 50,217 66.7% 53,078 66.7% 59,297 66.5% 61,666 66.8% 61,479 66.7% 59,081 66.8% 63,098 67.0% 63,815 65.7% 66,639 62.0% 17,831 61.8%
AGE: 16-19 98 57.1% 212 54.7% 241 52.7% 246 39.0% 165 47.3% 109 45.0% 77 66.2% 63 68.3% 64 54.7% 78 55.1% 82 52.4% 51 60.8% 38 57.9% 12 50.0%
AGE: 20-21 6,917 65.4% 40,916 70.4% 45,483 73.4% 45,685 72.8% 47,774 73.4% 48,997 73.4% 54,154 73.4% 56,100 72.7% 54,907 73.6% 52,777 73.6% 56,161 74.0% 56,240 73.2% 58,488 68.9% 15,903 67.9%
AGE: 22-24 1,080 58.5% 8,621 63.7% 12,064 66.7% 19,237 65.6% 27,325 67.0% 28,563 67.3% 30,194 67.9% 30,143 68.4% 28,552 67.9% 27,161 68.3% 28,523 68.7% 27,442 67.1% 28,914 63.2% 7,782 63.3%
AGE: 25-29 818 49.5% 5,130 53.8% 5,850 58.9% 7,789 58.1% 10,996 59.9% 13,287 60.9% 16,314 62.0% 18,658 61.9% 19,040 62.2% 19,057 62.2% 18,522 62.8% 18,449 61.5% 18,604 57.8% 4,846 56.5%
AGE: 30-39 1,108 42.4% 5,697 47.9% 5,950 52.8% 7,141 51.4% 9,259 53.4% 10,000 53.6% 11,483 54.4% 12,354 56.3% 13,166 55.2% 13,011 55.5% 15,508 56.1% 16,789 56.0% 17,633 52.7% 4,519 52.7%
AGE: 40-49 448 41.1% 2,354 42.3% 2,239 42.6% 2,575 44.5% 3,182 43.4% 3,313 43.8% 4,018 42.6% 4,064 44.2% 4,102 45.6% 4,232 44.2% 4,952 45.9% 5,063 45.3% 5,512 43.8% 1,416 42.5%
AGE: 50+ 186 40.3% 728 38.6% 715 38.6% 829 37.3% 1,078 37.8% 1,186 37.0% 1,310 40.2% 1,383 38.5% 1,468 37.3% 1,392 37.7% 1,617 38.1% 1,838 37.9% 1,754 36.9% 492 31.5%
ATTEMPT # 1 8,083 62.3% 45,731 68.7% 53,807 71.0% 60,380 68.7% 70,573 69.3% 74,232 69.7% 82,207 70.2% 85,819 70.0% 84,303 70.5% 81,497 70.6% 87,448 70.9% 86,409 70.0% 86,489 66.2% 22,685 65.9%
ATTEMPT # 2 1,761 55.4% 11,495 60.8% 12,685 65.7% 15,778 66.2% 19,460 66.2% 20,523 65.4% 22,741 65.2% 23,972 65.5% 23,470 65.2% 22,649 65.0% 23,878 64.7% 24,527 63.7% 26,978 60.1% 7,308 59.1%
ATTEMPT # 3 482 46.1% 3,517 49.4% 3,445 54.8% 4,314 57.8% 5,666 58.1% 6,139 57.5% 7,115 58.3% 7,344 57.5% 7,359 57.3% 7,372 56.6% 7,685 57.1% 8,099 56.1% 9,423 53.5% 2,710 53.7%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 329 34.7% 2,915 35.1% 2,605 37.1% 3,030 39.6% 4,080 41.0% 4,561 41.3% 5,487 40.7% 5,630 41.2% 6,167 40.2% 6,190 40.5% 6,354 40.4% 6,837 39.8% 8,053 39.6% 2,267 39.1%
SECTOR: Sydney 6,862 56.8% 41,383 62.5% 46,955 66.1% 54,298 64.9% 64,764 65.3% 69,145 65.5% 76,143 65.9% 78,811 66.3% 76,983 66.3% 73,133 66.4% 78,086 66.7% 77,338 65.6% 74,737 62.1% 17,094 62.0%
SECTOR: North 2,043 66.6% 12,237 69.4% 14,211 73.1% 16,484 70.7% 19,725 70.9% 20,633 70.7% 23,495 70.5% 25,302 69.3% 25,127 69.8% 25,484 69.1% 27,182 68.8% 27,492 67.9% 28,355 63.6% 7,487 61.7%
SECTOR: South & West 1,750 62.2% 10,038 67.6% 11,376 69.8% 12,720 68.6% 15,290 68.6% 15,677 68.5% 17,912 68.1% 18,652 67.1% 19,189 66.9% 19,091 66.8% 20,097 67.5% 21,042 66.2% 19,598 62.8% 4,385 61.0%
RTA REGION: Sydney 6,862 56.8% 41,383 62.5% 46,955 66.1% 54,298 64.9% 64,764 65.3% 69,145 65.5% 76,143 65.9% 78,811 66.3% 76,983 66.3% 73,133 66.4% 78,086 66.7% 77,338 65.6% 74,737 62.1% 17,094 62.0%
RTA REGION: Northern 674 68.5% 3,971 69.8% 4,766 72.9% 5,519 70.2% 6,619 70.4% 6,660 70.4% 7,729 69.7% 8,377 68.3% 8,457 68.3% 8,458 67.7% 8,904 67.0% 9,265 65.8% 9,618 61.7% 2,557 60.3%
RTA REGION: Hunter 1,314 65.5% 7,990 69.6% 9,146 73.6% 10,633 71.0% 12,719 71.4% 13,550 71.1% 15,338 71.1% 16,417 70.2% 16,139 71.0% 16,456 70.3% 17,696 70.1% 17,656 69.3% 18,205 64.9% 4,776 62.6%
RTA REGION: Southern 813 60.6% 4,833 67.3% 5,545 70.7% 6,434 70.0% 7,734 69.3% 7,825 70.1% 8,858 69.3% 9,147 67.8% 9,565 68.1% 9,269 68.4% 9,594 69.8% 10,090 68.2% 9,836 65.0% 1,801 65.9%
RTA REGION: South West 476 62.0% 2,650 68.2% 3,079 68.3% 3,240 65.4% 3,795 67.0% 3,859 66.8% 4,522 67.5% 4,723 66.9% 4,795 66.0% 4,791 66.1% 5,336 65.7% 5,609 65.2% 4,783 59.9% 1,234 55.9%
RTA REGION: Western 516 65.3% 2,831 66.7% 3,051 69.1% 3,378 69.1% 4,148 68.2% 4,416 66.5% 4,960 65.9% 5,290 64.9% 5,360 64.2% 5,601 63.6% 5,749 64.3% 5,914 63.1% 5,511 60.2% 1,504 58.8%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 9,456 63.6% 58,158 67.6% 67,545 70.2% 78,302 68.6% 93,501 68.8% 98,755 68.8% 110,452 68.9% 115,722 68.6% 114,593 68.6% 111,360 68.5% 118,528 68.8% 118,901 67.8% 123,930 63.9% 33,250 63.2%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 1,199 28.1% 5,500 33.2% 4,997 38.6% 5,200 37.3% 6,278 39.2% 6,700 38.9% 7,098 39.1% 7,043 41.6% 6,706 41.5% 6,348 41.7% 6,837 41.8% 6,971 40.0% 7,013 35.6% 1,720 35.2%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 10,629 59.6% 63,417 64.8% 72,204 68.3% 83,103 66.8% 99,293 67.1% 104,996 67.1% 117,107 67.2% 122,348 67.1% 120,959 67.2% 117,314 67.2% 124,905 67.4% 125,399 66.3% 130,378 62.5% 34,791 62.0%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: ALL Non-English 26 46.2% 241 29.5% 338 28.7% 399 37.1% 486 34.6% 459 36.6% 443 42.7% 417 41.5% 340 37.6% 394 38.3% 460 40.2% 473 36.6% 565 36.8% 179 33.5%

* 2016 data include tests up to and including 31MAR2016