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
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 760 749 785 864
2013 1.8k 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 728 729 680 741
2012 2.0k 2.0k 1.9k 1.8k 834 838 796 777
2011 2.2k 2.2k 2.1k 2.0k 813 843 843 857
2010 2.3k 2.3k 2.3k 2.2k 996 951 893 876
2009 2.0k 1.9k 2.4k 2.3k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k
2008 2.2k 2.0k 1.2k 1.3k
2007 2.1k 1.0k
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
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 760
2013 Q4 1.7k 741
2013 Q3 1.8k 680
2013 Q2 1.8k 729
2013 Q1 1.8k 728
2012 Q4 1.8k 777
2012 Q3 1.9k 796
2012 Q2 2.0k 838
2012 Q1 2.0k 834
2011 Q4 2.0k 857
2011 Q3 2.1k 843
2011 Q2 2.2k 843
2011 Q1 2.2k 813
2010 Q4 2.2k 876
2010 Q3 2.3k 893
2010 Q2 2.3k 951
2010 Q1 2.3k 996
2009 Q4 2.3k 1.1k
2009 Q3 2.4k 1.1k
2009 Q2 1.9k 1.1k
2009 Q1 2.0k 1.2k
2008 Q4 2.0k 1.3k
2008 Q3 2.2k 1.2k
2007 Q4 2.1k 1.0k
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 2019 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 402
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 508
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 16 44 59 46 93 28 29 28 4 2
SORN 30 36 38 44 84 103 123 98 32 7
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 2 2 13 4 7 4 10 28 17
SORN 5 6 8 5 8 7 13 9 20 45
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 1 5 9 6 25 19 17 11 5
SORN 0 1 4 1 5 2 4 5 12 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 1 0 1 2 1 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 402 508
2019 1 0
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 2 7
2009 4 32
2008 28 98
2007 29 123
2006 28 103
2005 93 84
2004 46 44
2003 59 38
2002 44 36
2001 16 30
2000 17 45
1999 28 20
1998 10 9
1997 4 13
1996 7 7
1995 4 8
1994 13 5
1993 2 8
1992 2 6
1991 1 5
1990 5 6
1989 11 12
1988 17 5
1987 19 4
1986 25 2
1985 6 5
1984 9 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 2 0
1966 1 0
1965 0 0
1964 1 0
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 2019 ?
Licensed 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 393
SORN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 613
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 12 40 60 38 90 24 26 27 3 2
SORN 25 30 32 40 75 94 111 97 32 7
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 2 2 2 11 4 6 3 6 9 12
SORN 4 5 7 5 8 2 7 8 12 22
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 2 1 13 7 25 14 22 12 4
SORN 0 1 2 0 4 3 3 4 10 6
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 7 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 9 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 393 613
2019 1 0
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 2 7
2009 3 32
2008 27 97
2007 26 111
2006 24 94
2005 90 75
2004 38 40
2003 60 32
2002 40 30
2001 12 25
2000 12 22
1999 9 12
1998 6 8
1997 3 7
1996 6 2
1995 4 8
1994 11 5
1993 2 7
1992 2 5
1991 2 4
1990 4 6
1989 12 10
1988 22 4
1987 14 3
1986 25 3
1985 7 4
1984 13 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 7 1
1970 3 1
1969 3 2
1968 9 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
198 332 389 412 557 599 589 381 692 82 55 43 10 10 10 6 6 4 4
Year Registrations
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 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

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