Statistics at DSA

We publish different types of statistics about driving tests and instructors.

This information page was withdrawn on

The Driving Standards Agency was replaced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) on 1 April 2014. You can read about statistics at DVSA.

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) closed on 31 March 2014. It has been replaced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). This is the information about DSA that was published at the point that it closed. It is no longer current.

Statistics we publish

We publish 2 main types of statistics - ‘official’ and ‘operational’.

Official statistics

Official statistics are published about driving tests and instructors,

They give information for Great Britain overall and are published by the Department for Transport to a set timetable.

Operational statistics

We publish driving test operational statistics which give information for each test centre.

We also publish operational statistics about about the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence. These give information for the UK overall.

Information you cannot find

If you cannot find the information you need, it may have been published in response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

You can send an FOI request if you still cannot find the information you need.

Freedom of Information requests

Driving Standards Agency
The Axis Building
112 Upper Parliament Street


Information that cannot be released

We cannot send you information if it’s part of an official statistic that has not yet been published.

This is because the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008 limits access to official statistics until they’re published.