Manufacturer BEDFORD

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
2019 7.1k 7.2k 7.1k 6.9k
2018 7.1k 7.4k 7.4k 7.1k 7.0k 6.8k 6.9k 7.2k
2017 7.4k 7.6k 7.6k 7.1k 6.7k 6.7k 6.8k 7.1k
2016 7.6k 7.9k 7.8k 7.4k 6.5k 6.2k 6.3k 6.7k
2015 7.9k 8.2k 8.2k 7.7k 6.1k 5.8k 6.0k 6.5k
2014 8.2k 8.6k 8.8k 8.0k 5.9k 5.6k 5.7k 6.2k
2013 8.7k 9.1k 9.0k 8.3k 5.3k 5.1k 4.7k 6.1k
2012 9.4k 9.8k 9.6k 8.9k 5.6k 5.1k 4.8k 5.5k
2011 10k 11k 10k 9.6k 6.0k 5.5k 5.2k 5.8k
2010 11k 12k 12k 10k 6.3k 5.8k 5.4k 6.1k
2009 13k 13k 13k 12k 6.9k 6.3k 5.9k 6.5k
2008 15k 14k 6.3k 7.0k
2007 16k 7.8k
2006 20k
2005 26k
2004 35k
2003 47k
2002 64k
2001 86k
2000 111k
1999 138k
1998 162k
1997 190k
1996 212k
1995 232k
1994 263k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q2 7.2k 6.9k
2019 Q1 7.1k 7.1k
2018 Q4 7.1k 7.2k
2018 Q3 7.4k 6.9k
2018 Q2 7.4k 6.8k
2018 Q1 7.1k 7.0k
2017 Q4 7.1k 7.1k
2017 Q3 7.6k 6.8k
2017 Q2 7.6k 6.7k
2017 Q1 7.4k 6.7k
2016 Q4 7.4k 6.7k
2016 Q3 7.8k 6.3k
2016 Q2 7.9k 6.2k
2016 Q1 7.6k 6.5k
2015 Q4 7.7k 6.5k
2015 Q3 8.2k 6.0k
2015 Q2 8.2k 5.8k
2015 Q1 7.9k 6.1k
2014 Q4 8.0k 6.2k
2014 Q3 8.8k 5.7k
2014 Q2 8.6k 5.6k
2014 Q1 8.2k 5.9k
2013 Q4 8.3k 6.1k
2013 Q3 9.0k 4.7k
2013 Q2 9.1k 5.1k
2013 Q1 8.7k 5.3k
2012 Q4 8.9k 5.5k
2012 Q3 9.6k 4.8k
2012 Q2 9.8k 5.1k
2012 Q1 9.4k 5.6k
2011 Q4 9.6k 5.8k
2011 Q3 10k 5.2k
2011 Q2 11k 5.5k
2011 Q1 10k 6.0k
2010 Q4 10k 6.1k
2010 Q3 12k 5.4k
2010 Q2 12k 5.8k
2010 Q1 11k 6.3k
2009 Q4 12k 6.5k
2009 Q3 13k 5.9k
2009 Q2 13k 6.3k
2009 Q1 13k 6.9k
2008 Q4 14k 7.0k
2008 Q3 15k 6.3k
2007 Q4 16k 7.8k
2006 Q4 20k
2005 Q4 26k
2004 Q4 35k
2003 Q4 47k
2002 Q4 64k
2001 Q4 86k
2000 Q4 111k
1999 Q4 138k
1998 Q4 162k
1997 Q4 190k
1996 Q4 212k
1995 Q4 232k
1994 Q4 263k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 3.2k
SORN 0 0 1 1.2k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 6 8 4 4 3 0 2 0 1 0
SORN 0 3 5 7 1 0 3 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 5
SORN 12 3 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 3
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 121 127 137 185 160 226 241 257 269 171
SORN 348 331 361 416 427 491 443 452 439 278
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 63 96 37 54 81 88 101 78 108 94
SORN 26 72 31 49 111 129 172 216 342 331
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 39 32 42 29 39 31 46 51 69 42
SORN 14 12 12 21 17 27 15 19 28 23
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 38 61 17 12 29 32 32 23 49 28
SORN 10 20 11 6 13 13 7 14 21 14
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 22 36 33 29 23 20 20 25 40 45
SORN 5 8 6 8 8 4 8 8 12 12
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 4 1 5 6 12 9 12 12 30 26
SORN 0 0 3 1 3 3 0 6 13 5
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 3.2k 1.2k
2013 0 1
2012 0 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 1 0
2008 0 0
2007 2 3
2006 0 0
2005 3 1
2004 4 7
2003 4 5
2002 8 3
2001 6 0
2000 5 3
1999 4 2
1998 2 1
1997 0 1
1996 1 3
1995 0 1
1994 1 1
1993 0 1
1992 3 3
1991 10 12
1990 171 278
1989 269 439
1988 257 452
1987 241 443
1986 226 491
1985 160 427
1984 185 416
1983 137 361
1982 127 331
1981 121 348
1980 94 331
1979 108 342
1978 78 216
1977 101 172
1976 88 129
1975 81 111
1974 54 49
1973 37 31
1972 96 72
1971 63 26
1970 42 23
1969 69 28
1968 51 19
1967 46 15
1966 31 27
1965 39 17
1964 29 21
1963 42 12
1962 32 12
1961 39 14
1960 28 14
1959 49 21
1958 23 14
1957 32 7
1956 32 13
1955 29 13
1954 12 6
1953 17 11
1952 61 20
1951 38 10
1950 45 12
1949 40 12
1948 25 8
1947 20 8
1946 20 4
1945 23 8
1944 29 8
1943 33 6
1942 36 8
1941 22 5
1940 26 5
1939 30 13
1938 12 6
1937 12 0
1936 9 3
1935 12 3
1934 6 1
1933 5 3
1932 1 0
1931 4 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 ?
Licensed 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.1k
SORN 1 2 1 0 0 0 611
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 12 11 12 6 4 0 3 1 5 3
SORN 8 9 10 11 1 2 3 4 1 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 15 7 4 7 6 8 5 7 15 3
SORN 23 14 5 11 18 7 8 12 11 9
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 115 124 120 154 132 202 223 249 258 168
SORN 320 300 320 382 382 456 429 438 418 274
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 117 164 121 84 76 81 94 83 116 102
SORN 82 153 150 119 104 120 164 207 330 315
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 122 113 144 113 114 123 141 162 155 99
SORN 33 51 48 39 51 67 51 71 80 72
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 58 43 40 46 128 376 197 93 127 125
SORN 13 8 6 6 25 92 46 25 17 39
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 4 13 15 14 14 51 54 64 89 79
SORN 1 0 1 1 3 7 4 8 11 14
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 2 12 13 16 25 30 18 27 29 4
SORN 3 4 3 1 3 4 4 3 7 0
1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.1k 611
2016 1 0
2015 0 0
2014 0 0
2013 0 1
2012 1 2
2011 1 1
2010 3 2
2009 5 1
2008 1 4
2007 3 3
2006 0 2
2005 4 1
2004 6 11
2003 12 10
2002 11 9
2001 12 8
2000 3 9
1999 15 11
1998 7 12
1997 5 8
1996 8 7
1995 6 18
1994 7 11
1993 4 5
1992 7 14
1991 15 23
1990 168 274
1989 258 418
1988 249 438
1987 223 429
1986 202 456
1985 132 382
1984 154 382
1983 120 320
1982 124 300
1981 115 320
1980 102 315
1979 116 330
1978 83 207
1977 94 164
1976 81 120
1975 76 104
1974 84 119
1973 121 150
1972 164 153
1971 117 82
1970 99 72
1969 155 80
1968 162 71
1967 141 51
1966 123 67
1965 114 51
1964 113 39
1963 144 48
1962 113 51
1961 122 33
1960 125 39
1959 127 17
1958 93 25
1957 197 46
1956 376 92
1955 128 25
1954 46 6
1953 40 6
1952 43 8
1951 58 13
1950 79 14
1949 89 11
1948 64 8
1947 54 4
1946 51 7
1945 14 3
1944 14 1
1943 15 1
1942 13 0
1941 4 1
1940 4 0
1939 29 7
1938 27 3
1937 18 4
1936 30 4
1935 25 3
1934 16 1
1933 13 3
1932 12 4
1931 2 3
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 1 0

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 86 96 122 77 82 86 76 73 49 32 41 33 15 20 19 15 19 14
Year Registrations
2019 14
2018 19
2017 15
2016 19
2015 20
2014 15
2013 33
2012 41
2011 32
2010 49
2009 73
2008 76
2007 86
2006 82
2005 77
2004 122
2003 96
2002 86
2001 101

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 1 1
750cc to 999cc 4 1
1100cc to 1199cc 4
1200cc to 1299cc 3
1300cc to 1399cc 1
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 27 1 9
1600cc to 1699cc 1 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1 1
1800cc to 1899cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 1
2000cc to 2099cc 1
2200cc to 2299cc 1 2 3 1
2300cc to 2399cc 2
2500cc to 2599cc 2 1
2600cc to 2699cc 1
2700cc to 2799cc 1
3100cc to 3199cc 1
3500cc to 3599cc 4 1 1
3600cc to 3699cc 1
3700cc to 3799cc 1
4000cc to 4249cc 3
5250cc to 5499cc 1
5500cc to 5749cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 1
10000cc and over 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 27 9
Diesel 1
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 1 3
Diesel 2 1
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel 1
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 1
Diesel
Other