Learner licence test pass rates

Know where you stand. Our statistics below show your chances of passing the learner licence theory test.

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March 2018 results by age

Age Total Pass rate
16 3,535 80%
17 929 73%
18 642 66%
19 452 62%
20-24 1,851 63%
25-29 1,650 64%
30-34 1,224 67%
35-39 778 67%
40-44 506 65%
45-49 318 60%
50-54 160 57%
55-59 107 51%
60-64 106 53%
65+ 516 63%
Total 12,309 69%

March 2018 results by gender

Gender      Total Pass rate
Female 5,493 73%
Male 6,816 67%
Total 12,309 69%
  • Data is limited to Class 1 (Car) learner licence tests sat during the month of March
  • '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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