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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
2021 5.0k 5.2k 2.5k 2.5k
2020 5.3k 5.3k 5.3k 5.2k 2.5k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k
2019 5.6k 5.7k 5.8k 5.6k 2.1k 2.0k 2.1k 2.2k
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
2021 Q2 5.2k 2.5k
2021 Q1 5.0k 2.5k
2020 Q4 5.2k 2.4k
2020 Q3 5.3k 2.4k
2020 Q2 5.3k 2.4k
2020 Q1 5.3k 2.5k
2019 Q4 5.6k 2.2k
2019 Q3 5.8k 2.1k
2019 Q2 5.7k 2.0k
2019 Q1 5.6k 2.1k
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

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Licensed 2.0k
SORN 498
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 7 9 2 4 7 17 40 109 233 164
SORN 13 30 29 20 33 23 48 45 35 2
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1 2 2 20 53 25 22 20 9 6
SORN 6 5 8 6 18 12 12 9 9 12
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 21 18 19 4 4 1 5 4 7 2
SORN 41 14 25 6 5 8 5 4 6 4
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 9 4 5 13 39 55 60 92 139 165
SORN 26 15 31 54 98 107 118 137 185 196
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 3 9 2 7 18 25 26 33 26 16
SORN 7 3 1 1 10 10 10 20 26 22
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 36 17 38 24 22 3 6 7 5 5
SORN 13 12 13 12 11 1 7 2 4 2
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 80 79 87 53 39 49 35 40 27 41
SORN 19 18 18 15 8 16 9 12 4 12
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 6 39 46 63 66
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 20 14
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 25 8 8 64 66 46 68 35 26 2
SORN 10 2 0 8 10 15 12 3 4 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 5 10 18 36 36 40 29 42 54 25
SORN 0 1 3 7 6 6 11 9 10 5
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.0k 498
2020 164 2
2019 233 35
2018 109 45
2017 40 48
2016 17 23
2015 7 33
2014 4 20
2013 2 29
2012 9 30
2011 7 13
2010 6 12
2009 9 9
2008 20 9
2007 22 12
2006 25 12
2005 53 18
2004 20 6
2003 2 8
2002 2 5
2001 1 6
2000 2 4
1999 7 6
1998 4 4
1997 5 5
1996 1 8
1995 4 5
1994 4 6
1993 19 25
1992 18 14
1991 21 41
1990 165 196
1989 139 185
1988 92 137
1987 60 118
1986 55 107
1985 39 98
1984 13 54
1983 5 31
1982 4 15
1981 9 26
1980 16 22
1979 26 26
1978 33 20
1977 26 10
1976 25 10
1975 18 10
1974 7 1
1973 2 1
1972 9 3
1971 3 7
1970 5 2
1969 5 4
1968 7 2
1967 6 7
1966 3 1
1965 22 11
1964 24 12
1963 38 13
1962 17 12
1961 36 13
1960 41 12
1959 27 4
1958 40 12
1957 35 9
1956 49 16
1955 39 8
1954 53 15
1953 87 18
1952 79 18
1951 80 19
1950 66 14
1949 63 20
1948 46 8
1947 39 5
1946 6 2
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 1 0
1940 2 0
1939 26 4
1938 35 3
1937 68 12
1936 46 15
1935 66 10
1934 64 8
1933 8 0
1932 8 2
1931 25 10
1930 25 5
1929 54 10
1928 42 9
1927 29 11
1926 40 6
1925 36 6
1924 36 7
1923 18 3
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

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Licensed 1.2k
SORN 401
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 1 1 1 2 6 13 35 105 232 165
SORN 14 26 26 19 33 22 47 45 35 2
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 2 1 2 9 36 12 7 5 3 5
SORN 2 2 5 2 15 8 4 3 7 9
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 20 18 19 3 3 1 1 1 7 1
SORN 35 10 21 1 2 4 3 0 1 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 10 4 5 15 39 53 60 92 136 164
SORN 24 14 30 50 95 104 113 134 184 192
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 30 22 23 13 18 25 22 38 26 18
SORN 8 13 9 8 9 10 8 21 26 22
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 49 35 54 53 46 13 14 33 22 13
SORN 13 16 14 21 14 17 15 16 19 14
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 123 125 119 106 47 75 74 58 48 57
SORN 23 14 12 26 16 26 4 16 16 17
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 9 47 96 104 122
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 20 20 24
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 32 14 6 100 89 65 75 35 38 8
SORN 6 8 0 6 11 18 12 7 5 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 3 14 31 52 62 71 58 77 69 45
SORN 1 1 4 12 18 8 11 11 17 10
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.2k 401
2020 165 2
2019 232 35
2018 105 45
2017 35 47
2016 13 22
2015 6 33
2014 2 19
2013 1 26
2012 1 26
2011 1 14
2010 5 9
2009 3 7
2008 5 3
2007 7 4
2006 12 8
2005 36 15
2004 9 2
2003 2 5
2002 1 2
2001 2 2
2000 1 0
1999 7 1
1998 1 0
1997 1 3
1996 1 4
1995 3 2
1994 3 1
1993 19 21
1992 18 10
1991 20 35
1990 164 192
1989 136 184
1988 92 134
1987 60 113
1986 53 104
1985 39 95
1984 15 50
1983 5 30
1982 4 14
1981 10 24
1980 18 22
1979 26 26
1978 38 21
1977 22 8
1976 25 10
1975 18 9
1974 13 8
1973 23 9
1972 22 13
1971 30 8
1970 13 14
1969 22 19
1968 33 16
1967 14 15
1966 13 17
1965 46 14
1964 53 21
1963 54 14
1962 35 16
1961 49 13
1960 57 17
1959 48 16
1958 58 16
1957 74 4
1956 75 26
1955 47 16
1954 106 26
1953 119 12
1952 125 14
1951 123 23
1950 122 24
1949 104 20
1948 96 20
1947 47 9
1946 9 1
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 8 0
1939 38 5
1938 35 7
1937 75 12
1936 65 18
1935 89 11
1934 100 6
1933 6 0
1932 14 8
1931 32 6
1930 45 10
1929 69 17
1928 77 11
1927 58 11
1926 71 8
1925 62 18
1924 52 12
1923 31 4
1922 14 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 2019 2020 2021
64 49 88 84 189 140 105 97 122 158 170 176 195 234 358 309 416 385 395 196 100
Year Registrations
2021 100
2020 196
2019 395
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 2020 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 14 2
500cc to 749cc 2 1
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 2
2000cc to 2099cc 17 3
2100cc to 2199cc 25 8
2200cc to 2299cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2500cc to 2599cc 5
2600cc to 2699cc 3 1
2700cc to 2799cc 1
2800cc to 2899cc 1 55 13
2900cc to 2999cc 179 76 31 15
3000cc to 3099cc 80 12
3100cc to 3199cc 4
3200cc to 3299cc 1 1
3300cc to 3399cc 1
3400cc to 3499cc 50 6
3500cc to 3599cc 133 15
3600cc to 3699cc 108 15
3700cc to 3799cc 27 2
3800cc to 3899cc 1 1
3900cc to 3999cc 201 9 75 4
4000cc to 4249cc 25 5
4250cc to 4499cc 1.1k 1 1 196 1
4500cc to 4749cc 662 2 135
4750cc to 4999cc 402 108 1
5000cc to 5249cc 7 4
5250cc to 5499cc 6
5500cc to 5749cc 10 2
5750cc to 5999cc 361 1 209 1
6000cc to 6249cc 500 3 223 2
6250cc to 6499cc 22 16
6500cc to 6749cc 89 1 50
6750cc to 6999cc 927 1 9 1.3k 3 6
7000cc to 7499cc 4
7500cc to 7999cc 19 5
8000cc to 8499cc 12 5
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 1
10000cc and over 8 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 14 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 2 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
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 17 3
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 25 8
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 3 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other 55 13
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 179 31
Diesel
Other 76 15
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 80 12
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 50 6
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 133 15
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 108 15
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 27 2
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 201 75
Diesel 9 4
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 25 5
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1.1k 196
Diesel 1 1
Other 1
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 662 135
Diesel 2
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 402 108
Diesel 1
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 7 4
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 6
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 10 2
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 361 209
Diesel 1
Other 1
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 500 223
Diesel
Other 3 2
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 22 16
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 89 50
Diesel
Other 1
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 927 1.3k
Diesel 1 3
Other 9 6
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 19 5
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 12 5
Diesel
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 8
Diesel 1
Other