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 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021*
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 Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate Tests Pass rate
TOTAL 544,933 37.9% 542,978 37.0% 508,155 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% 212,030 68.9% 206,669 69.9% 213,389 71.7% 217,696 71.4% 229,253 71.3% 229,555 71.4% 242,708 72.3% 243,483 71.9% 244,596 72.0% 243,768 74.0% 138,137 73.9%
GENDER: Male 294,379 38.6% 278,844 37.4% 260,855 36.1% 276,616 34.5% 145,555 48.5% 140,054 56.0% 138,258 59.1% 121,722 63.0% 119,630 65.1% 126,297 66.7% 117,408 67.9% 120,899 68.1% 119,265 68.1% 110,993 67.6% 107,965 68.5% 110,229 70.1% 112,626 69.7% 119,246 69.4% 121,456 69.7% 129,869 70.4% 132,323 70.0% 135,884 70.5% 131,344 72.5% 71,456 72.4%
GENDER: Female 250,554 37.1% 264,134 36.5% 247,300 35.1% 262,541 33.5% 112,972 50.6% 120,956 59.9% 125,993 62.4% 111,705 66.4% 109,623 68.5% 120,894 69.9% 106,583 70.4% 112,051 70.6% 110,097 71.5% 101,037 70.4% 98,704 71.4% 103,160 73.4% 105,070 73.2% 110,007 73.4% 108,099 73.2% 112,839 74.4% 111,160 74.2% 108,712 74.0% 112,424 75.8% 66,681 75.4%
AGE: 16-19 262,958 39.1% 276,516 38.5% 258,954 36.2% 280,791 34.6% 135,041 48.8% 148,184 57.5% 145,218 60.1% 135,801 64.9% 133,516 66.7% 143,754 67.9% 128,608 68.8% 131,421 68.8% 128,014 69.3% 122,918 68.5% 122,554 69.5% 123,197 71.2% 121,848 70.8% 124,927 70.8% 122,844 71.0% 125,397 72.0% 125,485 72.1% 119,918 71.9% 122,256 73.9% 67,337 73.4%
AGE: 20-24 86,341 39.3% 79,317 37.3% 70,016 36.4% 72,768 34.6% 35,217 48.2% 32,730 55.1% 36,845 58.4% 33,172 62.9% 32,700 65.7% 34,234 67.5% 29,555 68.1% 30,868 69.0% 29,181 69.1% 23,028 67.7% 20,275 67.6% 22,260 71.1% 24,472 70.1% 26,214 70.0% 26,883 69.0% 29,749 70.6% 30,055 69.9% 31,226 70.9% 31,238 73.2% 18,756 73.3%
AGE: 25-29 62,975 38.6% 58,765 37.6% 54,945 37.7% 56,596 36.2% 27,166 54.3% 25,795 61.3% 27,100 65.0% 23,051 67.6% 23,292 69.3% 26,353 71.6% 24,822 72.2% 26,790 72.6% 27,413 72.0% 24,493 71.2% 23,155 72.6% 24,574 74.4% 26,054 74.6% 28,506 73.2% 28,366 73.7% 29,978 74.0% 30,197 73.7% 32,948 73.5% 32,871 75.9% 18,789 75.4%
AGE: 30-39 78,150 35.9% 75,861 35.3% 72,875 35.1% 74,340 34.1% 36,279 52.2% 32,677 61.6% 33,119 64.3% 25,337 66.5% 24,423 69.1% 26,558 70.9% 25,406 71.7% 26,900 72.4% 27,206 73.2% 25,162 72.3% 24,714 72.7% 26,564 74.4% 28,445 73.8% 31,551 74.8% 33,071 74.3% 36,760 75.2% 36,944 74.3% 38,485 75.1% 36,477 76.2% 21,260 76.3%
AGE: 40-49 35,722 33.3% 35,361 31.2% 34,784 31.3% 36,818 29.3% 16,580 46.6% 14,789 55.8% 14,814 59.3% 10,935 61.1% 10,513 64.4% 11,033 65.8% 10,327 65.5% 11,266 66.6% 11,251 67.4% 10,520 66.9% 10,076 68.5% 10,512 69.1% 10,268 69.4% 11,139 68.5% 11,136 69.6% 12,560 70.0% 12,668 68.9% 13,324 68.6% 12,930 71.1% 7,349 72.2%
AGE: 50-59 12,793 30.1% 11,766 29.6% 11,670 28.8% 12,647 26.0% 5,814 43.3% 4,854 51.5% 5,148 54.9% 3,793 55.0% 3,590 59.2% 3,901 61.4% 4,038 61.1% 4,202 62.3% 4,695 63.7% 4,344 65.1% 4,262 67.7% 4,522 68.2% 4,829 68.2% 4,838 67.0% 5,040 66.5% 5,788 66.1% 5,599 65.0% 5,869 65.3% 5,623 66.9% 3,109 67.8%
AGE: 60-69 4,738 25.9% 4,401 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% 1,307 59.6% 1,301 61.3% 1,386 60.8% 1,509 63.0% 1,552 65.1% 1,791 65.8% 1,897 68.1% 2,124 68.8% 2,047 65.3% 2,277 66.4% 1,921 67.9% 1,271 69.1%
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% 318 49.1% 352 53.4% 488 48.6% 549 44.6% 452 55.3% 266 61.3%
ATTEMPT # 1 227,262 43.4% 215,356 41.9% 194,247 39.8% 197,492 39.1% 136,062 52.4% 149,648 60.8% 161,640 63.3% 148,909 67.1% 152,465 68.9% 168,418 70.3% 154,132 71.6% 162,007 71.9% 160,217 72.4% 146,196 71.5% 144,762 72.6% 153,358 74.2% 156,275 74.0% 164,422 74.0% 165,112 74.3% 177,092 75.1% 177,286 74.6% 178,406 74.7% 182,626 76.4% 102,397 76.5%
ATTEMPT # 2 121,514 41.2% 119,815 40.7% 112,396 39.6% 115,499 38.2% 57,915 51.9% 57,370 58.6% 57,266 61.3% 48,922 64.6% 46,836 66.3% 49,761 67.6% 43,871 66.8% 44,791 66.5% 43,812 66.8% 41,410 66.1% 39,402 66.5% 38,888 67.9% 40,071 67.3% 41,973 66.8% 41,587 66.4% 42,867 67.5% 43,384 67.6% 43,515 67.7% 41,455 70.0% 23,985 69.2%
ATTEMPT # 3 66,691 37.0% 68,063 37.2% 65,270 36.6% 68,862 35.0% 25,593 47.9% 23,981 54.7% 21,616 56.3% 17,838 59.9% 15,842 61.7% 16,136 62.9% 14,509 62.9% 14,756 62.8% 14,512 63.8% 13,859 63.1% 13,106 63.9% 12,486 64.8% 12,829 64.3% 13,739 64.3% 13,575 63.5% 13,599 64.8% 13,699 64.1% 13,572 64.4% 12,100 65.6% 7,297 65.3%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 129,466 25.6% 139,744 26.1% 136,242 26.1% 157,304 24.0% 38,957 36.2% 30,011 43.8% 23,729 45.5% 17,758 49.2% 14,110 50.5% 12,876 51.9% 11,479 51.3% 11,396 52.2% 10,821 51.2% 10,565 52.4% 9,399 52.1% 8,657 53.3% 8,521 53.4% 9,119 53.0% 9,281 52.3% 9,150 52.0% 9,114 52.2% 9,103 50.8% 7,587 53.1% 4,458 53.1%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 470,605 39.9% 468,019 38.8% 432,310 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% 195,795 68.8% 191,012 69.8% 196,531 71.5% 199,954 71.3% 209,520 71.3% 209,242 71.2% 219,799 72.1% 224,849 71.9% 225,781 72.0% 229,315 74.1% 130,568 73.9%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 74,328 25.5% 74,959 25.6% 75,845 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% 20,313 72.7% 22,909 74.3% 18,634 72.4% 18,815 72.7% 14,453 72.9% 7,569 73.9%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 540,962 37.8% 539,592 36.9% 504,988 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% 210,656 69.0% 205,104 70.0% 211,582 71.7% 215,664 71.5% 227,057 71.4% 227,723 71.5% 241,224 72.3% 242,056 72.0% 242,881 72.1% 242,671 74.1% 137,402 74.0%
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% 1,832 59.4% 1,484 63.1% 1,427 59.0% 1,715 57.0% 1,097 55.4% 735 55.0%

* 2021 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2021