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Quarterly number of vehicles licensed or SORN

Numbers recorded on the last day of each quarter. SORN from 2007 Q4.
Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland up to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

Licensed SORN
Quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 5.6k 5.7k 5.7k 5.6k 2.1k 2.0k 2.0k 2.1k
2017 5.4k 5.5k 5.6k 5.5k 1.9k 1.9k 1.9k 2.1k
2016 5.4k 5.5k 5.5k 5.4k 1.8k 1.7k 1.7k 1.8k
2015 5.3k 5.5k 5.5k 5.4k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k 1.7k
2014 5.3k 5.4k 5.5k 5.3k 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.6k
2013 5.2k 5.4k 5.5k 5.3k 1.4k 1.3k 1.2k 1.6k
2012 5.3k 5.3k 5.3k 5.2k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k
2011 5.3k 5.4k 5.4k 5.3k 1.4k 1.3k 1.3k 1.5k
2010 5.5k 5.6k 5.5k 5.3k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.4k
2009 5.6k 5.7k 5.7k 5.5k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k
2008 5.8k 5.7k 1.1k 1.2k
2007 5.9k 1.1k
2006 6.1k
2005 6.2k
2004 6.4k
2003 6.3k
2002 6.3k
2001 6.4k
2000 6.4k
1999 6.7k
1998 6.7k
1997 6.7k
1996 6.8k
1995 5.9k
1994 6.2k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2018 Q4 5.6k 2.1k
2018 Q3 5.7k 2.0k
2018 Q2 5.7k 2.0k
2018 Q1 5.6k 2.1k
2017 Q4 5.5k 2.1k
2017 Q3 5.6k 1.9k
2017 Q2 5.5k 1.9k
2017 Q1 5.4k 1.9k
2016 Q4 5.4k 1.8k
2016 Q3 5.5k 1.7k
2016 Q2 5.5k 1.7k
2016 Q1 5.4k 1.8k
2015 Q4 5.4k 1.7k
2015 Q3 5.5k 1.6k
2015 Q2 5.5k 1.6k
2015 Q1 5.3k 1.6k
2014 Q4 5.3k 1.6k
2014 Q3 5.5k 1.5k
2014 Q2 5.4k 1.5k
2014 Q1 5.3k 1.5k
2013 Q4 5.3k 1.6k
2013 Q3 5.5k 1.2k
2013 Q2 5.4k 1.3k
2013 Q1 5.2k 1.4k
2012 Q4 5.2k 1.5k
2012 Q3 5.3k 1.4k
2012 Q2 5.3k 1.4k
2012 Q1 5.3k 1.4k
2011 Q4 5.3k 1.5k
2011 Q3 5.4k 1.3k
2011 Q2 5.4k 1.3k
2011 Q1 5.3k 1.4k
2010 Q4 5.3k 1.4k
2010 Q3 5.5k 1.2k
2010 Q2 5.6k 1.2k
2010 Q1 5.5k 1.2k
2009 Q4 5.5k 1.2k
2009 Q3 5.7k 1.1k
2009 Q2 5.7k 1.1k
2009 Q1 5.6k 1.2k
2008 Q4 5.7k 1.2k
2008 Q3 5.8k 1.1k
2007 Q4 5.9k 1.1k
2006 Q4 6.1k
2005 Q4 6.2k
2004 Q4 6.4k
2003 Q4 6.3k
2002 Q4 6.3k
2001 Q4 6.4k
2000 Q4 6.4k
1999 Q4 6.7k
1998 Q4 6.7k
1997 Q4 6.7k
1996 Q4 6.8k
1995 Q4 5.9k
1994 Q4 6.2k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 9 10 11 18 43 47 277 328 2.1k
SORN 15 31 25 17 29 18 12 0 465
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1 7 3 15 62 29 22 24 7 6
SORN 6 5 7 3 10 9 10 7 8 10
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 27 23 20 7 6 2 6 6 9 1
SORN 34 8 18 3 4 7 4 4 4 5
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 10 3 12 18 55 61 68 105 161 194
SORN 26 17 27 53 82 103 118 137 160 174
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 3 10 3 6 19 19 20 21 22 21
SORN 7 4 1 1 10 15 16 29 22 25
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 39 16 38 22 23 4 5 6 8 1
SORN 10 13 14 12 9 1 6 3 1 3
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 86 76 87 55 37 51 36 37 26 42
SORN 16 16 14 12 7 15 6 14 3 10
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 6 39 48 66 67
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 6 21 12
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 24 9 8 65 69 48 64 37 28 1
SORN 10 2 0 7 10 13 11 2 3 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 5 10 20 38 36 42 30 41 54 24
SORN 0 1 2 6 5 7 9 8 8 5
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.1k 465
2018 328 0
2017 277 12
2016 47 18
2015 43 29
2014 18 17
2013 11 25
2012 10 31
2011 9 15
2010 6 10
2009 7 8
2008 24 7
2007 22 10
2006 29 9
2005 62 10
2004 15 3
2003 3 7
2002 7 5
2001 1 6
2000 1 5
1999 9 4
1998 6 4
1997 6 4
1996 2 7
1995 6 4
1994 7 3
1993 20 18
1992 23 8
1991 27 34
1990 194 174
1989 161 160
1988 105 137
1987 68 118
1986 61 103
1985 55 82
1984 18 53
1983 12 27
1982 3 17
1981 10 26
1980 21 25
1979 22 22
1978 21 29
1977 20 16
1976 19 15
1975 19 10
1974 6 1
1973 3 1
1972 10 4
1971 3 7
1970 1 3
1969 8 1
1968 6 3
1967 5 6
1966 4 1
1965 23 9
1964 22 12
1963 38 14
1962 16 13
1961 39 10
1960 42 10
1959 26 3
1958 37 14
1957 36 6
1956 51 15
1955 37 7
1954 55 12
1953 87 14
1952 76 16
1951 86 16
1950 67 12
1949 66 21
1948 48 6
1947 39 4
1946 6 1
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 1 0
1939 28 3
1938 37 2
1937 64 11
1936 48 13
1935 69 10
1934 65 7
1933 8 0
1932 9 2
1931 24 10
1930 24 5
1929 54 8
1928 41 8
1927 30 9
1926 42 7
1925 36 5
1924 38 6
1923 20 2
1922 10 1
1921 5 0

This table records the year of registration, not the actual age of the vehicle. More info.
Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 4 2 8 14 43 42 275 328 1.2k
SORN 16 28 25 16 29 17 11 0 352
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 3 3 3 7 44 14 8 5 6 5
SORN 2 1 4 2 10 7 5 4 5 9
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 25 23 20 3 5 1 3 2 8 1
SORN 30 5 14 1 0 4 2 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 12 3 12 20 53 60 69 103 160 194
SORN 23 16 26 49 82 100 113 135 158 169
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 27 21 22 13 19 19 17 26 23 19
SORN 11 13 11 9 10 15 14 29 23 25
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 53 34 52 48 49 16 15 26 23 11
SORN 10 14 15 25 16 16 15 16 17 16
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 135 133 123 117 49 82 73 63 51 56
SORN 21 13 13 18 12 22 5 11 11 16
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 8 48 98 110 126
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 18 19 21
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 32 17 7 100 90 70 74 37 36 8
SORN 5 7 0 6 10 13 14 7 5 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 3 15 32 59 66 75 64 77 70 49
SORN 1 1 4 9 13 7 8 9 15 7
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.2k 352
2018 328 0
2017 275 11
2016 42 17
2015 43 29
2014 14 16
2013 8 25
2012 2 28
2011 4 16
2010 5 9
2009 6 5
2008 5 4
2007 8 5
2006 14 7
2005 44 10
2004 7 2
2003 3 4
2002 3 1
2001 3 2
2000 1 0
1999 8 0
1998 2 0
1997 3 2
1996 1 4
1995 5 0
1994 3 1
1993 20 14
1992 23 5
1991 25 30
1990 194 169
1989 160 158
1988 103 135
1987 69 113
1986 60 100
1985 53 82
1984 20 49
1983 12 26
1982 3 16
1981 12 23
1980 19 25
1979 23 23
1978 26 29
1977 17 14
1976 19 15
1975 19 10
1974 13 9
1973 22 11
1972 21 13
1971 27 11
1970 11 16
1969 23 17
1968 26 16
1967 15 15
1966 16 16
1965 49 16
1964 48 25
1963 52 15
1962 34 14
1961 53 10
1960 56 16
1959 51 11
1958 63 11
1957 73 5
1956 82 22
1955 49 12
1954 117 18
1953 123 13
1952 133 13
1951 135 21
1950 126 21
1949 110 19
1948 98 18
1947 48 10
1946 8 2
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 8 0
1939 36 5
1938 37 7
1937 74 14
1936 70 13
1935 90 10
1934 100 6
1933 7 0
1932 17 7
1931 32 5
1930 49 7
1929 70 15
1928 77 9
1927 64 8
1926 75 7
1925 66 13
1924 59 9
1923 32 4
1922 15 1
1921 3 1

Vehicles registered for the first time, annually

Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland to 2014 Q2. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q3.

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
64 49 88 84 189 140 105 97 122 158 170 176 195 234 358 309 416 385
Year Registrations
2018 385
2017 416
2016 309
2015 358
2014 234
2013 195
2012 176
2011 170
2010 158
2009 122
2008 97
2007 105
2006 140
2005 189
2004 84
2003 88
2002 49
2001 64

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2018 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 7 1
up to 499cc 13 2
500cc to 749cc 3 1
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 2 1
2000cc to 2099cc 19 3
2100cc to 2199cc 27 7
2200cc to 2299cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2500cc to 2599cc 5
2600cc to 2699cc 4
2700cc to 2799cc 1
2800cc to 2899cc 1 40 1
2900cc to 2999cc 190 1 89 26 4
3000cc to 3099cc 83 9
3100cc to 3199cc 2 1
3200cc to 3299cc 1 1
3300cc to 3399cc 1
3400cc to 3499cc 54 4
3500cc to 3599cc 138 14
3600cc to 3699cc 103 15
3700cc to 3799cc 26 2
3800cc to 3899cc 1 1
3900cc to 3999cc 180 19 38 2
4000cc to 4249cc 23 7
4250cc to 4499cc 1.1k 2 1 180
4500cc to 4749cc 684 2 122
4750cc to 4999cc 419 86
5000cc to 5249cc 8 3
5250cc to 5499cc 7 1
5500cc to 5749cc 10 1
5750cc to 5999cc 528 1 125 1
6000cc to 6249cc 496 3 208 2
6250cc to 6499cc 22 17
6500cc to 6749cc 92 1 45
6750cc to 6999cc 1.0k 1 5 1.2k 3 7
7000cc to 7499cc 4
7500cc to 7999cc 19 7
8000cc to 8499cc 12 3
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 2
10000cc and over 8 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 13 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 19 3
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 27 7
Diesel
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol
Diesel
Other 1
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 5
Diesel
Other
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other 40 1
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 190 26
Diesel 1
Other 89 4
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 83 9
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 54 4
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 138 14
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 103 15
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 26 2
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 180 38
Diesel 19 2
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 23 7
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1.1k 180
Diesel 2
Other 1
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 684 122
Diesel 2
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 419 86
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 8 3
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 10 1
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 528 125
Diesel 1
Other 1
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 496 208
Diesel
Other 3 2
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 22 17
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 92 45
Diesel
Other 1
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 1.0k 1.2k
Diesel 1 3
Other 5 7
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 19 7
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 12 3
Diesel
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 8
Diesel 1
Other