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
2020 6.7k 7.4k
2019 7.1k 7.2k 7.2k 6.9k 7.1k 6.9k 7.0k 7.3k
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
2020 Q1 6.7k 7.4k
2019 Q4 6.9k 7.3k
2019 Q3 7.2k 7.0k
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 3.1k
SORN 0 0 1 1.2k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 6 8 3 5 4 0 2 0 1 0
SORN 0 3 6 7 0 0 3 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 5
SORN 13 4 1 3 1 3 1 1 2 3
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 102 114 126 170 162 207 218 240 250 157
SORN 362 335 376 429 418 506 453 450 450 280
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 66 96 39 57 76 88 112 104 103 87
SORN 25 69 30 48 110 128 161 190 351 342
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 37 31 46 30 39 37 46 47 70 41
SORN 16 13 11 21 17 22 16 23 28 23
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 34 60 18 14 29 29 30 23 51 32
SORN 14 22 11 7 13 13 7 13 20 13
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 21 38 33 28 24 19 21 25 37 40
SORN 7 7 6 7 7 5 9 9 14 17
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 4 1 6 6 11 10 12 12 29 23
SORN 0 0 2 1 3 4 1 6 14 6
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 3.1k 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 4 0
2004 5 7
2003 3 6
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 0 3
1993 0 1
1992 1 4
1991 10 13
1990 157 280
1989 250 450
1988 240 450
1987 218 453
1986 207 506
1985 162 418
1984 170 429
1983 126 376
1982 114 335
1981 102 362
1980 87 342
1979 103 351
1978 104 190
1977 112 161
1976 88 128
1975 76 110
1974 57 48
1973 39 30
1972 96 69
1971 66 25
1970 41 23
1969 70 28
1968 47 23
1967 46 16
1966 37 22
1965 39 17
1964 30 21
1963 46 11
1962 31 13
1961 37 16
1960 32 13
1959 51 20
1958 23 13
1957 30 7
1956 29 13
1955 29 13
1954 14 7
1953 18 11
1952 60 22
1951 34 14
1950 40 17
1949 37 14
1948 25 9
1947 21 9
1946 19 5
1945 24 7
1944 28 7
1943 33 6
1942 38 7
1941 21 7
1940 23 6
1939 29 14
1938 12 6
1937 12 1
1936 10 4
1935 11 3
1934 6 1
1933 6 2
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 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1.1k
SORN 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 632
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 12 10 10 7 4 2 3 2 5 4
SORN 8 10 12 11 1 0 3 3 1 1
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 16 5 3 8 9 7 5 6 14 2
SORN 23 14 5 10 16 8 8 13 12 10
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 96 115 111 143 136 187 202 235 239 154
SORN 338 301 335 391 370 465 439 437 431 275
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 136 159 121 89 69 82 105 104 113 95
SORN 84 158 145 118 104 119 154 182 340 326
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 125 116 148 118 114 130 139 162 163 107
SORN 36 50 45 39 57 64 53 70 80 65
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 59 43 39 49 116 300 169 93 130 129
SORN 12 10 7 5 25 96 51 27 16 36
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 4 13 15 14 14 51 53 65 87 79
SORN 1 0 1 1 3 7 6 7 14 15
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 2 13 14 15 23 31 17 24 29 3
SORN 3 4 2 2 3 4 6 6 7 1
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 632
2019 2 0
2018 0 0
2017 0 0
2016 1 0
2015 0 0
2014 0 0
2013 0 1
2012 0 3
2011 2 0
2010 4 1
2009 5 1
2008 2 3
2007 3 3
2006 2 0
2005 4 1
2004 7 11
2003 10 12
2002 10 10
2001 12 8
2000 2 10
1999 14 12
1998 6 13
1997 5 8
1996 7 8
1995 9 16
1994 8 10
1993 3 5
1992 5 14
1991 16 23
1990 154 275
1989 239 431
1988 235 437
1987 202 439
1986 187 465
1985 136 370
1984 143 391
1983 111 335
1982 115 301
1981 96 338
1980 95 326
1979 113 340
1978 104 182
1977 105 154
1976 82 119
1975 69 104
1974 89 118
1973 121 145
1972 159 158
1971 136 84
1970 107 65
1969 163 80
1968 162 70
1967 139 53
1966 130 64
1965 114 57
1964 118 39
1963 148 45
1962 116 50
1961 125 36
1960 129 36
1959 130 16
1958 93 27
1957 169 51
1956 300 96
1955 116 25
1954 49 5
1953 39 7
1952 43 10
1951 59 12
1950 79 15
1949 87 14
1948 65 7
1947 53 6
1946 51 7
1945 14 3
1944 14 1
1943 15 1
1942 13 0
1941 4 1
1940 3 1
1939 29 7
1938 24 6
1937 17 6
1936 31 4
1935 23 3
1934 15 2
1933 14 2
1932 13 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 20
Year Registrations
2019 20
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 2019 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
500cc to 749cc 1
750cc to 999cc 5 2
1100cc to 1199cc 4
1200cc to 1299cc 3
1300cc to 1399cc 1
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 28 1 10
1600cc to 1699cc 2
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 5 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
500cc to 749cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 5 2
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 28 10
Diesel 1
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 2
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 5 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