Pass rates for practical driving tests taken in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015/2016, by number of attempts and age group
Practical driving test pass rates by attempts and age in the United Kingdom 2015/2016
This statistic represents the pass rate for practical driving tests taken in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015/2016, distributed to show success rate by number of attempts and age group. For those aged 30 and under, it was third time lucky as the highest pass rates for the 16-20 and 21-30 age groups were on the third attempt. In the older age groups, the highest pass rates were observed on the first attempt at the car practical test.
Pass rates for practical driving tests taken in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015/2016, by number of attempts and age group
16-2021-3031-4041-5051-6061+
1st attempt48.8%45.4%41.7%40.8%40.4%42%
2nd attempt55.6%46.5%39.8%36.9%33.9%38.2%
3rd attempt62.3%46.8%38.2%35.6%32.5%33.5%
4th attempt42.3%46.6%37.4%31.9%32.5%36.2%
5th attempt41.2%45.7%36.7%32%29.2%25.5%
6th attempt or higher40.5%43%33%27.4%26.2%18.1%
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Sources

Release date

June 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2015/2016

Supplementary notes

Averages for each age group were calculated by Statista.

Practical driving test pass rates by attempts and age in the United Kingdom 2015/2016
This statistic represents the pass rate for practical driving tests taken in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015/2016, distributed to show success rate by number of attempts and age group. For those aged 30 and under, it was third time lucky as the highest pass rates for the 16-20 and 21-30 age groups were on the third attempt. In the older age groups, the highest pass rates were observed on the first attempt at the car practical test.
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