Manufacturer BENFORD

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 920 954 936 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k
2020 958 979 970 905 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k
2019 997 1.0k 1.0k 980 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k
2018 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k 1.3k
2017 1.1k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k
2016 1.3k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k
2015 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.3k 935 961 970 1.0k
2014 1.7k 1.7k 1.7k 1.6k 761 749 785 864
2013 1.8k 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 727 723 679 747
2012 2.0k 2.0k 1.9k 1.8k 837 824 802 775
2011 2.2k 2.2k 2.1k 2.0k 809 841 850 859
2010 2.3k 2.3k 2.3k 2.2k 991 939 898 873
2009 2.0k 1.9k 2.4k 2.3k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k
2008 2.2k 2.0k 1.2k 1.3k
2007 2.1k 1.1k
2006 1.9k
2005 1.7k
2004 1.4k
2003 1.2k
2002 1.1k
2001 968
2000 1.0k
1999 1.1k
1998 1.1k
1997 1.2k
1996 1.3k
1995 2.3k
1994 4.9k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 936 1.3k
2021 Q2 954 1.3k
2021 Q1 920 1.3k
2020 Q4 905 1.3k
2020 Q3 970 1.3k
2020 Q2 979 1.3k
2020 Q1 958 1.3k
2019 Q4 980 1.3k
2019 Q3 1.0k 1.3k
2019 Q2 1.0k 1.3k
2019 Q1 997 1.3k
2018 Q4 1.0k 1.3k
2018 Q3 1.1k 1.3k
2018 Q2 1.1k 1.2k
2018 Q1 1.1k 1.2k
2017 Q4 1.1k 1.2k
2017 Q3 1.1k 1.2k
2017 Q2 1.2k 1.2k
2017 Q1 1.1k 1.2k
2016 Q4 1.2k 1.1k
2016 Q3 1.2k 1.1k
2016 Q2 1.2k 1.1k
2016 Q1 1.3k 1.1k
2015 Q4 1.3k 1.0k
2015 Q3 1.5k 970
2015 Q2 1.5k 961
2015 Q1 1.5k 935
2014 Q4 1.6k 864
2014 Q3 1.7k 785
2014 Q2 1.7k 749
2014 Q1 1.7k 761
2013 Q4 1.7k 747
2013 Q3 1.8k 679
2013 Q2 1.8k 723
2013 Q1 1.8k 727
2012 Q4 1.8k 775
2012 Q3 1.9k 802
2012 Q2 2.0k 824
2012 Q1 2.0k 837
2011 Q4 2.0k 859
2011 Q3 2.1k 850
2011 Q2 2.2k 841
2011 Q1 2.2k 809
2010 Q4 2.2k 873
2010 Q3 2.3k 898
2010 Q2 2.3k 939
2010 Q1 2.3k 991
2009 Q4 2.3k 1.1k
2009 Q3 2.4k 1.1k
2009 Q2 1.9k 1.1k
2009 Q1 2.0k 1.1k
2008 Q4 2.0k 1.3k
2008 Q3 2.2k 1.2k
2007 Q4 2.1k 1.1k
2006 Q4 1.9k
2005 Q4 1.7k
2004 Q4 1.4k
2003 Q4 1.2k
2002 Q4 1.1k
2001 Q4 968
2000 Q4 1.0k
1999 Q4 1.1k
1998 Q4 1.1k
1997 Q4 1.2k
1996 Q4 1.3k
1995 Q4 2.3k
1994 Q4 4.9k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 386
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 515
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 16 36 35 46 94 20 27 19 2 1
SORN 31 36 44 44 82 106 124 107 34 8
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 2 2 2 12 5 6 3 9 28 16
SORN 4 6 8 5 8 8 14 10 20 45
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 1 5 8 6 25 20 17 11 5
SORN 0 1 4 1 5 2 4 5 13 6
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 9 4 7
SORN 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 1 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1940
Licensed 1
SORN 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 386 515
2018 1 0
2017 1 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 1 0
2013 0 1
2012 0 0
2011 0 0
2010 1 8
2009 2 34
2008 19 107
2007 27 124
2006 20 106
2005 94 82
2004 46 44
2003 35 44
2002 36 36
2001 16 31
2000 16 45
1999 28 20
1998 9 10
1997 3 14
1996 6 8
1995 5 8
1994 12 5
1993 2 8
1992 2 6
1991 2 4
1990 5 6
1989 11 13
1988 17 5
1987 20 4
1986 25 2
1985 6 5
1984 8 1
1983 5 4
1982 1 1
1981 2 0
1980 7 0
1979 4 1
1978 9 1
1977 2 1
1976 2 1
1975 1 3
1974 0 2
1973 1 0
1972 1 0
1971 0 0
1970 0 0
1969 0 1
1968 1 2
1967 1 1
1966 1 0
1965 0 0
1964 0 1
1963 0 0
1962 0 0
1961 0 1
1960 3 1
1959 0 1
1958 0 0
1957 0 0
1956 1 0
1955 0 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 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 2018 ?
Licensed 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 369
SORN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 627
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 12 32 38 38 91 17 26 19 2 1
SORN 26 30 36 40 74 97 111 105 33 8
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3 2 2 10 5 5 2 6 10 10
SORN 3 5 7 5 7 3 8 8 12 23
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 2 1 12 7 25 15 22 12 4
SORN 0 1 2 0 4 3 3 4 11 6
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 6 3 3 2 1 3 2 9 4 6
SORN 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 5 5 6 3 3 4 3 8 3 3
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 1 4 3 2 2 2 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 369 627
2018 1 0
2017 1 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 1 0
2013 0 1
2012 2 0
2011 0 1
2010 1 8
2009 2 33
2008 19 105
2007 26 111
2006 17 97
2005 91 74
2004 38 40
2003 38 36
2002 32 30
2001 12 26
2000 10 23
1999 10 12
1998 6 8
1997 2 8
1996 5 3
1995 5 7
1994 10 5
1993 2 7
1992 2 5
1991 3 3
1990 4 6
1989 12 11
1988 22 4
1987 15 3
1986 25 3
1985 7 4
1984 12 0
1983 1 2
1982 2 1
1981 2 0
1980 6 0
1979 4 2
1978 9 2
1977 2 1
1976 3 1
1975 1 1
1974 2 1
1973 3 0
1972 3 1
1971 6 1
1970 3 1
1969 3 2
1968 8 0
1967 3 0
1966 4 0
1965 3 0
1964 3 1
1963 6 0
1962 5 0
1961 5 0
1960 1 0
1959 2 0
1958 2 0
1957 2 0
1956 3 0
1955 4 0
1954 1 0
1953 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 2020 2021
198 332 389 412 557 599 589 381 692 82 55 43 10 10 10 6 6 4 4 3 4
Year Registrations
2021 4
2020 3
2019 4
2018 4
2017 6
2016 6
2015 10
2014 10
2013 10
2012 43
2011 55
2010 82
2009 692
2008 381
2007 589
2006 599
2005 557
2004 412
2003 389
2002 332
2001 198

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2020 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

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