Table 4.1.5 Heavy Vehicle 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 66,631 44.8% 59,529 43.2% 68,085 34.7% 64,089 32.7% 33,935 45.2% 31,881 53.6% 34,366 52.6% 32,561 58.6% 31,628 61.9% 33,540 63.9% 34,952 68.1% 31,280 70.9% 33,185 69.8% 35,157 69.4% 35,960 68.2% 31,164 69.1% 31,394 69.6% 32,371 70.0% 32,231 69.7% 34,530 70.6% 38,834 71.0% 37,110 71.3% 37,588 74.5% 19,759 73.2%
GENDER: Male 62,229 44.9% 55,361 43.1% 63,667 34.7% 59,919 32.6% 31,910 44.7% 29,902 53.0% 32,311 52.2% 30,562 58.1% 29,713 61.4% 31,389 63.5% 32,524 67.9% 29,211 70.8% 30,904 69.6% 32,731 69.1% 33,551 68.0% 29,162 68.8% 29,327 69.4% 30,249 69.8% 29,994 69.4% 32,095 70.4% 35,940 70.7% 34,304 71.0% 34,730 74.2% 17,879 72.9%
GENDER: Female 4,402 44.3% 4,168 43.7% 4,418 35.4% 4,170 35.4% 2,025 53.2% 1,979 62.2% 2,055 58.9% 1,999 65.5% 1,915 69.5% 2,151 70.0% 2,428 71.7% 2,069 72.3% 2,281 73.1% 2,426 72.9% 2,409 70.6% 2,002 73.2% 2,067 72.7% 2,122 74.0% 2,237 73.2% 2,435 74.0% 2,894 74.4% 2,806 75.0% 2,858 77.5% 1,880 75.7%
AGE: 16-19 3,681 40.2% 3,458 37.8% 4,040 29.9% 3,535 28.5% 1,613 37.3% 1,400 41.3% 1,266 42.8% 1,082 49.8% 1,091 58.0% 1,182 60.7% 1,303 64.2% 1,230 66.7% 1,257 64.3% 1,365 63.4% 1,379 61.7% 1,145 65.4% 1,137 65.5% 1,073 63.4% 1,182 61.0% 1,216 63.6% 1,182 64.1% 1,222 66.9% 1,261 69.9% 639 67.1%
AGE: 20-24 13,686 45.7% 11,951 43.3% 12,801 34.4% 12,876 32.1% 6,840 41.4% 6,735 47.8% 6,894 47.0% 6,089 54.2% 5,815 56.5% 5,805 59.6% 6,258 64.1% 5,604 67.2% 6,169 66.5% 6,343 66.5% 6,717 64.0% 5,951 63.9% 5,957 65.0% 6,060 65.5% 5,825 66.4% 6,300 66.0% 6,863 67.3% 6,603 69.2% 6,311 72.8% 3,467 71.7%
AGE: 25-29 14,552 46.1% 12,759 44.4% 13,982 36.6% 12,751 35.0% 6,761 46.2% 6,284 53.0% 6,827 52.8% 6,345 58.6% 6,033 60.2% 6,355 62.8% 6,542 67.5% 5,805 69.9% 6,271 67.7% 6,786 67.5% 7,052 66.2% 6,121 67.2% 6,184 68.7% 6,246 70.2% 6,335 70.0% 6,683 70.5% 7,655 70.6% 7,414 71.0% 7,486 74.5% 3,807 72.7%
AGE: 30-39 19,855 45.2% 17,629 44.5% 21,115 35.9% 19,475 33.7% 10,155 47.5% 10,102 56.1% 10,786 54.6% 10,578 59.7% 10,001 64.1% 10,764 65.3% 10,428 68.9% 8,930 72.7% 9,539 71.8% 10,118 70.4% 9,869 69.8% 8,631 70.0% 8,544 69.9% 9,285 69.8% 9,095 69.5% 9,833 71.6% 10,917 71.2% 10,377 71.9% 10,589 73.9% 5,496 73.3%
AGE: 40-49 10,286 44.4% 9,591 42.4% 11,227 34.6% 10,848 31.0% 5,998 46.5% 5,151 58.0% 5,856 57.0% 5,780 61.5% 5,879 65.2% 6,436 66.6% 6,886 71.1% 6,301 72.6% 6,288 72.0% 6,760 72.2% 6,806 71.5% 5,996 73.1% 5,978 72.9% 5,985 72.9% 5,945 72.0% 6,160 73.5% 6,826 73.8% 6,347 72.2% 6,654 76.1% 3,513 74.7%
AGE: 50+ 4,571 41.4% 4,141 40.1% 4,920 29.0% 4,604 31.8% 2,568 46.4% 2,209 58.9% 2,737 54.3% 2,687 60.6% 2,809 63.3% 2,998 65.4% 3,535 69.9% 3,410 72.7% 3,661 71.9% 3,785 72.1% 4,137 71.3% 3,320 73.5% 3,594 73.8% 3,722 75.1% 3,849 73.9% 4,338 73.5% 5,391 73.5% 5,147 73.1% 5,287 76.5% 2,837 74.9%
ATTEMPT # 1 35,026 45.7% 30,255 45.0% 28,272 34.9% 25,774 31.5% 18,146 44.4% 18,877 54.4% 19,981 53.4% 20,425 59.2% 20,774 63.2% 22,624 65.4% 24,501 70.5% 22,741 73.4% 23,966 72.0% 25,225 71.5% 26,333 70.3% 22,667 71.8% 22,869 72.3% 23,615 72.9% 23,386 72.5% 25,443 73.7% 28,698 73.5% 27,396 73.9% 28,826 77.0% 14,892 75.8%
ATTEMPT # 2 15,716 49.1% 13,846 47.0% 15,872 39.3% 15,003 38.0% 8,229 49.6% 7,412 54.7% 8,138 54.0% 7,313 60.2% 6,765 61.9% 6,953 63.8% 6,674 65.0% 5,637 66.4% 6,154 66.3% 6,604 66.4% 6,592 64.4% 5,674 63.7% 5,696 64.2% 5,791 64.5% 5,817 64.6% 6,015 64.2% 6,852 66.0% 6,536 65.9% 6,067 67.5% 3,335 67.2%
ATTEMPT # 3 7,001 46.0% 6,436 43.2% 8,712 37.3% 8,369 37.4% 3,533 47.8% 2,967 52.3% 3,303 52.5% 2,687 57.1% 2,326 59.8% 2,301 60.2% 2,206 63.6% 1,777 65.3% 1,880 61.8% 2,048 62.3% 1,915 62.2% 1,806 60.5% 1,749 62.7% 1,833 61.1% 1,857 62.7% 1,894 61.8% 2,057 63.7% 2,026 63.0% 1,764 66.8% 977 65.1%
ATTEMPT # 4+ 8,888 33.2% 8,992 31.3% 15,229 28.1% 14,943 27.1% 4,027 37.7% 2,625 45.8% 2,944 43.8% 2,136 48.9% 1,763 47.9% 1,662 50.2% 1,571 50.4% 1,125 53.2% 1,185 56.5% 1,280 54.4% 1,120 50.7% 1,017 53.6% 1,080 51.8% 1,132 52.2% 1,171 49.9% 1,178 51.9% 1,227 51.8% 1,152 54.9% 931 55.3% 555 52.4%
TEST LANGUAGE: English 63,202 45.9% 56,086 44.5% 63,456 36.0% 59,584 34.1% 32,274 46.2% 30,422 54.1% 32,920 52.9% 31,122 58.7% 30,281 62.0% 32,063 64.0% 33,418 68.3% 29,926 71.2% 31,675 70.0% 33,615 69.7% 34,370 68.4% 29,724 69.4% 29,846 69.8% 30,833 70.2% 30,675 69.9% 32,801 70.8% 36,975 71.0% 35,379 71.3% 36,179 74.6% 18,920 73.3%
TEST LANGUAGE: Non-English 3,429 24.3% 3,443 22.5% 4,629 17.8% 4,505 15.1% 1,661 26.3% 1,459 42.7% 1,446 46.3% 1,439 55.6% 1,347 59.0% 1,477 62.8% 1,534 64.8% 1,354 65.1% 1,510 65.6% 1,542 63.6% 1,590 63.5% 1,440 62.2% 1,548 65.9% 1,538 66.1% 1,556 66.3% 1,729 68.5% 1,859 70.7% 1,731 70.1% 1,409 71.0% 839 70.7%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: None 66,471 44.8% 59,432 43.2% 67,969 34.7% 63,977 32.7% 33,837 45.3% 31,804 53.6% 34,297 52.7% 32,499 58.6% 31,556 61.9% 33,464 64.0% 34,865 68.2% 31,218 71.0% 33,127 69.9% 35,085 69.4% 35,848 68.3% 31,028 69.2% 31,271 69.7% 32,101 70.3% 32,080 69.8% 34,381 70.7% 38,658 71.1% 36,944 71.4% 37,480 74.6% 19,688 73.3%
INTERPRETER LANGUAGE: ALL Non-English 160 65.0% 97 57.7% 116 37.9% 112 43.8% 98 33.7% 77 33.8% 69 29.0% 62 40.3% 72 37.5% 76 48.7% 87 57.5% 62 50.0% 58 51.7% 72 44.4% 112 42.9% 136 48.5% 123 39.8% 270 40.0% 151 45.7% 149 49.7% 176 40.9% 166 39.2% 108 40.7% 71 45.1%
Rigid Vehicle KNOWLEDGE TEST (LR, MR, HR) 52,178 41.8% 47,594 40.5% 57,569 34.1% 53,714 31.8% 27,788 44.5% 26,112 53.0% 27,833 51.9% 26,114 57.9% 25,386 61.1% 26,957 62.9% 28,274 67.3% 25,241 70.7% 26,729 69.4% 28,277 69.0% 28,594 67.9% 24,809 68.7% 25,192 69.2% 25,934 69.6% 25,947 69.1% 27,790 70.1% 31,218 70.5% 29,778 70.4% 29,156 73.5% 15,811 72.3%
Combination Vehicle KNOWLEDGE TEST (HC, MC) 14,453 55.9% 11,935 53.8% 10,516 38.1% 10,375 37.7% 6,147 48.4% 5,769 56.2% 6,533 55.9% 6,447 61.3% 6,242 65.1% 6,583 68.3% 6,678 71.6% 6,039 72.0% 6,456 71.4% 6,880 71.1% 7,366 69.5% 6,355 70.8% 6,202 71.0% 6,437 71.6% 6,284 72.3% 6,740 73.0% 7,616 72.6% 7,332 74.7% 8,432 77.8% 3,948 76.5%

* 2021 data include tests up to and including 30JUN2021