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Written Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to Parliamentary Question on Breakdown of Taxi Drivers and Private Hire Drivers by Age Group

06 May 2019 In Parliament

Mr Ang Hin Kee asked the Minister for Transport whether he can provide a breakdown of the current number of taxi drivers and private hire drivers by their respective age groups.

Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan:

As of February 2019, there are about 41,000 and 99,900 Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL) holders and Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) holders respectively. The age breakdown is shown in the table below.

PDVL Holders

TDVL Holders

     Age       

     Percentage     

     Age     

     Percentage    

20 – 39

44.4%

30 – 39

7.6%

40 – 59

47.1%

40 – 59

59.0%

60 – 74

8.5%

60 – 74

33.4 %