Statistical data set

Car driving test data by test centre

Statistics about car driving tests, showing pass rates for each driving test centre by gender and ethnicity, and first-time passes.

About this data set

This data set comes from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

It is not classed as an ‘official statistic’. This means it’s not subject to scrutiny and assessment by the UK Statistics Authority.

Data tables

Car driving test pass rates by gender

This data table shows car driving test pass rates by gender for every driving test centre by month since April 2007.

It’s updated every 3 months.

Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre

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Car driving test pass rates by first attempt at the test

This data table shows car driving test pass rates by first attempt for every driving test centre by year since 2007.

It’s updated once a year.

Car pass rates by first driving attempt, gender and test centre, including zero faults record

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Car driving test pass rates by age (17 to 25)

This data table shows car driving test pass rates by age (17 to 25-year-olds) for every driving test centre by year since 2007.

This data table is updated once a year.

Car pass rates by age (17 to 25 year olds), year and test centre

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Car driving test pass rates by ethnicity

This data table shows car driving test pass rates by ethnicity for every driving test centre by year since 2007.

This data table is updated once a year.

Car pass rates by ethnicity of candidate, year and test centre

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Car driving test cancellations

This data table shows the reason car driving tests were cancelled for every driving test centre by month since April 2007.

This data table is updated every 3 months.

Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre

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Automatic car driving tests

This data table shows automatic car driving test pass rates by gender for every driving test centre by year since 2007.

It’s updated once a year.

Automatic car pass rates by gender and test centre

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Car and trailer driving tests

This data table shows car and trailer driving test pass rates by gender for every driving test centre by year since 2007.

It’s updated once a year.

Car and trailer pass rates by gender and test centre

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Published 29 September 2015
Last updated 11 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to December 2018.
  2. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to September 2018.
  3. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre', 'DVSA0221 - Car and trailer pass rates by gender and test centre', 'DVSA1204 - Car pass rates by ethnicity of candidate, year and test centre', 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' and 'DVSA1206 - Automatic car pass rates by gender and test centre' with data to March 2018.
  4. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to December 2017.
  5. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to September 2017.
  6. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to June 2017.
  7. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre', 'DVSA0221 - Car and trailer pass rates by gender and test centre', 'DVSA1204 - Car pass rates by ethnicity of candidate, year and test centre', 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' and 'DVSA1206 - Automatic car pass rates by gender and test centre' with data to March 2017.
  8. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to December 2016.
  9. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to September 2016.
  10. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to June 2016.
  11. Updated table 'DVSA1202 - Car pass rates by first driving attempt, gender and test centre, including zero faults record', 'DVSA1204 - Car pass rates by ethnicity of candidate, year and test centre' and 'DVSA0221 - Car and trailer pass rates by gender and test centre' with data to March 2016.
  12. Updated table 'DVSA0201 - Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'DVSA1205 - Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to March 2016.
  13. Updated 'Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' to December 2015.
  14. Updated 'Car pass rates by gender, month and test centre' and 'Car driving test cancellation reasons by test centre' with data to September 2015.
  15. First published.