Learner licence test pass rates

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Learner licence test pass rates

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September 2017 results by age

Age Total Pass rate
16 3,247 80%
17 974 72%
18 634 66%
19 514 61%
20-24 2,033 65%
25-29 1,667 68%
30-34 1,137 69%
35-39 755 66%
40-44 458 64%
45-49 342 55%
50-54 194 59%
55-59 102 54%
60-64 75 68%
65+ 53 65%
Total 12,185 70%

September 2017 results by gender

Gender      Total Pass rate
Female 5,367 72%
Male 6,818 68%
Total 12,185 70%
  • Data is limited to Class 1 (Car) learner licence tests sat during the month of September
  • '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'
  • Data is current as at 1 October 2017

* Source: NZTA

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