Manufacturer AUSTIN

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
2020 32k 29k
2019 32k 33k 33k 32k 28k 27k 28k 29k
2018 31k 33k 33k 32k 28k 27k 27k 28k
2017 32k 33k 32k 31k 26k 27k 27k 28k
2016 32k 33k 33k 32k 25k 24k 25k 26k
2015 33k 33k 33k 32k 23k 23k 23k 25k
2014 32k 33k 34k 33k 21k 21k 22k 23k
2013 32k 33k 34k 32k 19k 18k 18k 22k
2012 32k 33k 33k 32k 19k 19k 19k 20k
2011 33k 34k 33k 33k 19k 19k 19k 20k
2010 34k 35k 34k 33k 19k 19k 19k 19k
2009 36k 36k 36k 35k 20k 19k 19k 20k
2008 38k 37k 20k 20k
2007 40k 21k
2006 46k
2005 56k
2004 72k
2003 97k
2002 144k
2001 221k
2000 335k
1999 494k
1998 678k
1997 899k
1996 1.1M
1995 1.2M
1994 1.4M
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q1 32k 29k
2019 Q4 32k 29k
2019 Q3 33k 28k
2019 Q2 33k 27k
2019 Q1 32k 28k
2018 Q4 32k 28k
2018 Q3 33k 27k
2018 Q2 33k 27k
2018 Q1 31k 28k
2017 Q4 31k 28k
2017 Q3 32k 27k
2017 Q2 33k 27k
2017 Q1 32k 26k
2016 Q4 32k 26k
2016 Q3 33k 25k
2016 Q2 33k 24k
2016 Q1 32k 25k
2015 Q4 32k 25k
2015 Q3 33k 23k
2015 Q2 33k 23k
2015 Q1 33k 23k
2014 Q4 33k 23k
2014 Q3 34k 22k
2014 Q2 33k 21k
2014 Q1 32k 21k
2013 Q4 32k 22k
2013 Q3 34k 18k
2013 Q2 33k 18k
2013 Q1 32k 19k
2012 Q4 32k 20k
2012 Q3 33k 19k
2012 Q2 33k 19k
2012 Q1 32k 19k
2011 Q4 33k 20k
2011 Q3 33k 19k
2011 Q2 34k 19k
2011 Q1 33k 19k
2010 Q4 33k 19k
2010 Q3 34k 19k
2010 Q2 35k 19k
2010 Q1 34k 19k
2009 Q4 35k 20k
2009 Q3 36k 19k
2009 Q2 36k 19k
2009 Q1 36k 20k
2008 Q4 37k 20k
2008 Q3 38k 20k
2007 Q4 40k 21k
2006 Q4 46k
2005 Q4 56k
2004 Q4 72k
2003 Q4 97k
2002 Q4 144k
2001 Q4 221k
2000 Q4 335k
1999 Q4 494k
1998 Q4 678k
1997 Q4 899k
1996 Q4 1.1M
1995 Q4 1.2M
1994 Q4 1.4M

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 ?
Licensed 1 1 2 19k
SORN 0 0 1 7.0k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 4 5 3 0 0 1 0 3 0
SORN 19 10 13 9 2 2 5 4 3 2
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 47 197 327 373 466 459 511 639 1.1k 61
SORN 199 860 1.6k 1.7k 2.0k 2.1k 2.3k 2.9k 3.9k 184
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 230 200 60 86 207 74 32 56 35 26
SORN 145 183 36 64 242 89 54 75 118 124
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 219 165 263 241 240 235 234 222 185 140
SORN 91 120 136 111 96 106 119 119 100 114
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 69 113 185 263 271 201 273 322 383 257
SORN 23 65 73 99 113 83 107 108 116 108
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 14 15 23 14 11 70 46 53 56 58
SORN 3 6 2 8 7 21 16 13 22 12
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 200 241 346 380 339 346 329 231 100 23
SORN 33 63 62 77 73 83 76 49 25 4
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 3 3 15 29 39 80 164 198 209 216
SORN 1 1 6 6 9 9 14 33 38 29
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 1 4 2
SORN 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1908 1909 1910
Licensed 1 2 2
SORN 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 19k 7.0k
2003 2 1
2002 1 0
2001 1 0
2000 0 2
1999 3 3
1998 0 4
1997 1 5
1996 0 2
1995 0 2
1994 3 9
1993 5 13
1992 4 10
1991 10 19
1990 61 184
1989 1.1k 3.9k
1988 639 2.9k
1987 511 2.3k
1986 459 2.1k
1985 466 2.0k
1984 373 1.7k
1983 327 1.6k
1982 197 860
1981 47 199
1980 26 124
1979 35 118
1978 56 75
1977 32 54
1976 74 89
1975 207 242
1974 86 64
1973 60 36
1972 200 183
1971 230 145
1970 140 114
1969 185 100
1968 222 119
1967 234 119
1966 235 106
1965 240 96
1964 241 111
1963 263 136
1962 165 120
1961 219 91
1960 257 108
1959 383 116
1958 322 108
1957 273 107
1956 201 83
1955 271 113
1954 263 99
1953 185 73
1952 113 65
1951 69 23
1950 58 12
1949 56 22
1948 53 13
1947 46 16
1946 70 21
1945 11 7
1944 14 8
1943 23 2
1942 15 6
1941 14 3
1940 23 4
1939 100 25
1938 231 49
1937 329 76
1936 346 83
1935 339 73
1934 380 77
1933 346 62
1932 241 63
1931 200 33
1930 216 29
1929 209 38
1928 198 33
1927 164 14
1926 80 9
1925 39 9
1924 29 6
1923 15 6
1922 3 1
1921 3 1
1920 2 0
1919 4 0
1918 1 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 1 1
1913 6 0
1912 3 1
1911 3 1
1910 2 0
1909 2 0
1908 1 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 ?
Licensed 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 5.0k
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2.1k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 6 6 11 2 4 3 3 2 1 5
SORN 6 1 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 12 7 4 2 4 2 6 5 5 6
SORN 13 8 10 6 2 4 8 4 4 3
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 49 190 315 380 464 458 501 625 1.1k 64
SORN 169 815 1.5k 1.6k 1.9k 2.0k 2.3k 2.8k 3.8k 182
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 691 583 282 175 199 66 27 61 63 36
SORN 562 553 303 228 235 81 41 65 100 103
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 828 697 887 789 674 645 611 673 577 493
SORN 322 296 393 323 327 273 355 420 381 418
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 149 212 288 530 655 484 740 904 1.1k 864
SORN 39 42 107 170 273 216 291 377 338 300
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 14 19 31 15 13 144 119 91 134 126
SORN 5 5 3 4 4 35 21 16 22 22
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 424 561 838 979 681 794 766 547 205 22
SORN 71 80 143 156 138 141 125 100 40 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 12 7 11 30 55 134 254 367 421 430
SORN 0 0 3 6 17 19 47 43 51 56
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 0 1 0 1
SORN 1 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 5.0k 2.1k
2017 2 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 1 0
2013 1 1
2012 0 0
2011 2 0
2010 5 2
2009 1 0
2008 2 0
2007 3 0
2006 3 2
2005 4 1
2004 2 0
2003 11 5
2002 6 1
2001 6 6
2000 6 3
1999 5 4
1998 5 4
1997 6 8
1996 2 4
1995 4 2
1994 2 6
1993 4 10
1992 7 8
1991 12 13
1990 64 182
1989 1.1k 3.8k
1988 625 2.8k
1987 501 2.3k
1986 458 2.0k
1985 464 1.9k
1984 380 1.6k
1983 315 1.5k
1982 190 815
1981 49 169
1980 36 103
1979 63 100
1978 61 65
1977 27 41
1976 66 81
1975 199 235
1974 175 228
1973 282 303
1972 583 553
1971 691 562
1970 493 418
1969 577 381
1968 673 420
1967 611 355
1966 645 273
1965 674 327
1964 789 323
1963 887 393
1962 697 296
1961 828 322
1960 864 300
1959 1.1k 338
1958 904 377
1957 740 291
1956 484 216
1955 655 273
1954 530 170
1953 288 107
1952 212 42
1951 149 39
1950 126 22
1949 134 22
1948 91 16
1947 119 21
1946 144 35
1945 13 4
1944 15 4
1943 31 3
1942 19 5
1941 14 5
1940 22 0
1939 205 40
1938 547 100
1937 766 125
1936 794 141
1935 681 138
1934 979 156
1933 838 143
1932 561 80
1931 424 71
1930 430 56
1929 421 51
1928 367 43
1927 254 47
1926 134 19
1925 55 17
1924 30 6
1923 11 3
1922 7 0
1921 12 0
1920 1 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 1 0
1913 1 0
1912 2 0
1911 0 0
1910 1 0
1909 0 0
1908 1 0
1907 0 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
101 90 78 63 59 45 46 51 47 55 49 49 73 126 93 112 120 106 98
Year Registrations
2019 98
2018 106
2017 120
2016 112
2015 93
2014 126
2013 73
2012 49
2011 49
2010 55
2009 47
2008 51
2007 46
2006 45
2005 59
2004 63
2003 78
2002 90
2001 101

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 134 2 1 48 1
up to 499cc 168 2 49 1
500cc to 749cc 3.0k 524
750cc to 999cc 13k 3 18k 2 3
1000cc to 1099cc 1.6k 1 922 1
1100cc to 1199cc 1.2k 1 298
1200cc to 1299cc 3.5k 1 3.9k 1 2
1300cc to 1399cc 265 1 457 1
1400cc to 1499cc 875 1 337 1
1500cc to 1599cc 395 1 349 2
1600cc to 1699cc 684 206
1700cc to 1799cc 275 213 1
1800cc to 1899cc 192 46
1900cc to 1999cc 62 1 171 34
2000cc to 2099cc 73 1 28 3
2100cc to 2199cc 305 24 67 8
2200cc to 2299cc 80 9 31 4
2300cc to 2399cc 58 12
2400cc to 2499cc 12 1 3
2500cc to 2599cc 42 7 17 5
2600cc to 2699cc 449 3 87
2700cc to 2799cc 6 5 1
2800cc to 2899cc 43 15
2900cc to 2999cc 641 1 185 1
3000cc to 3099cc 122 20
3100cc to 3199cc 5 2
3200cc to 3299cc 5 1 1
3300cc to 3399cc 9 1
3400cc to 3499cc 19 4
3500cc to 3599cc 20 13
3600cc to 3699cc 19 2
3800cc to 3899cc 3
3900cc to 3999cc 187 72
4000cc to 4249cc 17 3
4250cc to 4499cc 1 2
4500cc to 4749cc 4 1
4750cc to 4999cc 5 2
5000cc to 5249cc 7 3
5250cc to 5499cc 1
5500cc to 5749cc 6 1
5750cc to 5999cc 6 1
6000cc to 6249cc 1
6500cc to 6749cc 2
6750cc to 6999cc 3
7000cc to 7499cc 24 5 1
7500cc to 7999cc 4 1
8000cc to 8499cc 3
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9000cc to 9499cc 1 1
9500cc to 9999cc 8 2
10000cc and over 58 1 8
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 134 48
Diesel 2
Other 1 1
up to 499cc Petrol 168 49
Diesel 2
Other 1
500cc to 749cc Petrol 3.0k 524
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 13k 18k
Diesel 3 2
Other 3
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 1.6k 922
Diesel 1 1
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 1.2k 298
Diesel 1
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 3.5k 3.9k
Diesel 1 1
Other 2
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 265 457
Diesel
Other 1 1
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 875 337
Diesel 1 1
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 395 349
Diesel 1 2
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 684 206
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 275 213
Diesel 1
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 192 46
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 62 171
Diesel 1 34
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 73 28
Diesel 1 3
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 305 67
Diesel 24 8
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 80 31
Diesel 9 4
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 58 12
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 12 3
Diesel 1
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 42 17
Diesel 7 5
Other
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 449 87
Diesel 3
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 6 5
Diesel 1
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 43 15
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 641 185
Diesel 1 1
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 122 20
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 5 2
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 5 1
Diesel 1
Other
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 9 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 19 4
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 20 13
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 19 2
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 187 72
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 17 3
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 4
Diesel 1
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 5 2
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 7 3
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 6 1
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 6
Diesel 1
Other
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 24 5
Diesel 1
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9000cc to 9499cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 8 2
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 58 8
Diesel 1
Other