Learner licence test pass rates

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Learner licence test pass rates

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December 2017 results by age

Age Total Pass rate
16 4,312 81%
17 1,215 73%
18 631 72%
19 427 67%
20-24 1,672 65%
25-29 1,359 67%
30-34 938 69%
35-39 648 65%
40-44 386 60%
45-49 275 60%
50-54 125 56%
55-59 115 58%
60-64 56 77%
65+ 45 60%
Total 12,204 72%

December 2017 results by gender

Gender      Total Pass rate
Female 5,540 76%
Male 6,664 69%
Total 12,204 72%
  • Data is limited to Class 1 (Car) learner licence tests sat during the month of December
  • 'Total' reflects all tests, regardless of test result
  • 'Pass rate' is calculated from 'sat' tests (tests resulted as Pass, Fail and Stopped)
  • Gender data excludes gender type 'Indeterminate'

* Source: NZTA

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