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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 24k 4.5k
2018 24k 24k 25k 24k 4.2k 3.9k 4.1k 4.8k
2017 23k 23k 24k 23k 3.6k 3.5k 3.7k 4.2k
2016 21k 22k 23k 22k 3.3k 3.0k 3.1k 3.7k
2015 20k 21k 21k 21k 2.8k 2.7k 2.8k 3.3k
2014 20k 21k 21k 20k 2.7k 2.5k 2.4k 2.9k
2013 19k 19k 20k 20k 2.5k 2.4k 2.2k 2.0k
2012 18k 19k 19k 19k 2.3k 2.3k 2.1k 2.2k
2011 18k 18k 19k 18k 2.1k 2.2k 2.0k 2.0k
2010 18k 18k 18k 18k 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 1.8k
2009 18k 18k 18k 18k 1.7k 1.7k 1.6k 1.6k
2008 18k 18k 1.4k 1.4k
2007 17k 7
2006 15k
2005 14k
2004 12k
2003 10k
2002 10k
2001 9.9k
2000 9.6k
1999 9.5k
1998 9.2k
1997 8.9k
1996 8.4k
1995 7.0k
1994 7.0k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q1 24k 4.5k
2018 Q4 24k 4.8k
2018 Q3 25k 4.1k
2018 Q2 24k 3.9k
2018 Q1 24k 4.2k
2017 Q4 23k 4.2k
2017 Q3 24k 3.7k
2017 Q2 23k 3.5k
2017 Q1 23k 3.6k
2016 Q4 22k 3.7k
2016 Q3 23k 3.1k
2016 Q2 22k 3.0k
2016 Q1 21k 3.3k
2015 Q4 21k 3.3k
2015 Q3 21k 2.8k
2015 Q2 21k 2.7k
2015 Q1 20k 2.8k
2014 Q4 20k 2.9k
2014 Q3 21k 2.4k
2014 Q2 21k 2.5k
2014 Q1 20k 2.7k
2013 Q4 20k 2.0k
2013 Q3 20k 2.2k
2013 Q2 19k 2.4k
2013 Q1 19k 2.5k
2012 Q4 19k 2.2k
2012 Q3 19k 2.1k
2012 Q2 19k 2.3k
2012 Q1 18k 2.3k
2011 Q4 18k 2.0k
2011 Q3 19k 2.0k
2011 Q2 18k 2.2k
2011 Q1 18k 2.1k
2010 Q4 18k 1.8k
2010 Q3 18k 1.7k
2010 Q2 18k 1.8k
2010 Q1 18k 1.8k
2009 Q4 18k 1.6k
2009 Q3 18k 1.6k
2009 Q2 18k 1.7k
2009 Q1 18k 1.7k
2008 Q4 18k 1.4k
2008 Q3 18k 1.4k
2007 Q4 17k 7
2006 Q4 15k
2005 Q4 14k
2004 Q4 12k
2003 Q4 10k
2002 Q4 10k
2001 Q4 9.9k
2000 Q4 9.6k
1999 Q4 9.5k
1998 Q4 9.2k
1997 Q4 8.9k
1996 Q4 8.4k
1995 Q4 7.0k
1994 Q4 7.0k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 653 791 830 1.0k 1.1k 1.5k 1.7k 1.7k 2.1k
SORN 74 128 144 108 68 91 62 0 491
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 260 202 166 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 1.5k 1.0k 495 563
SORN 78 64 45 194 181 166 211 118 59 66
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 111 108 110 143 158 246 351 231 187 239
SORN 113 64 85 94 81 125 197 111 62 76
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 10 3 12 18 55 63 73 108 168 201
SORN 26 17 28 54 83 107 122 142 163 182
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 3 10 3 6 19 19 20 21 22 21
SORN 7 4 1 1 10 15 16 29 22 25
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 41 17 38 25 23 4 6 6 8 1
SORN 10 13 14 12 9 1 6 3 1 3
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 86 76 89 62 40 54 38 39 27 45
SORN 16 17 14 12 7 17 8 15 3 12
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 6 39 48 66 67
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 6 21 12
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 24 9 8 65 69 49 64 37 28 1
SORN 10 2 0 7 10 13 11 2 3 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 5 10 20 38 36 42 30 41 54 24
SORN 0 1 2 6 5 7 9 8 8 5
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.1k 491
2018 1.7k 0
2017 1.7k 62
2016 1.5k 91
2015 1.1k 68
2014 1.0k 108
2013 830 144
2012 791 128
2011 653 74
2010 563 66
2009 495 59
2008 1.0k 118
2007 1.5k 211
2006 1.3k 166
2005 1.4k 181
2004 1.4k 194
2003 166 45
2002 202 64
2001 260 78
2000 239 76
1999 187 62
1998 231 111
1997 351 197
1996 246 125
1995 158 81
1994 143 94
1993 110 85
1992 108 64
1991 111 113
1990 201 182
1989 168 163
1988 108 142
1987 73 122
1986 63 107
1985 55 83
1984 18 54
1983 12 28
1982 3 17
1981 10 26
1980 21 25
1979 22 22
1978 21 29
1977 20 16
1976 19 15
1975 19 10
1974 6 1
1973 3 1
1972 10 4
1971 3 7
1970 1 3
1969 8 1
1968 6 3
1967 6 6
1966 4 1
1965 23 9
1964 25 12
1963 38 14
1962 17 13
1961 41 10
1960 45 12
1959 27 3
1958 39 15
1957 38 8
1956 54 17
1955 40 7
1954 62 12
1953 89 14
1952 76 17
1951 86 16
1950 67 12
1949 66 21
1948 48 6
1947 39 4
1946 6 1
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 1 0
1939 28 3
1938 37 2
1937 64 11
1936 49 13
1935 69 10
1934 65 7
1933 8 0
1932 9 2
1931 24 10
1930 24 5
1929 54 8
1928 41 8
1927 30 9
1926 42 7
1925 36 5
1924 38 6
1923 20 2
1922 10 1
1921 5 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 636 775 821 1.0k 1.1k 1.5k 1.7k 1.7k 1.5k
SORN 74 123 144 105 67 90 60 24 478
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 254 191 161 1.3k 1.4k 1.2k 1.4k 980 483 557
SORN 71 54 42 190 176 154 200 110 53 65
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 105 103 103 135 155 237 336 223 180 237
SORN 102 56 74 87 75 117 188 99 56 66
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 12 3 12 20 53 61 71 103 166 198
SORN 23 16 26 50 83 103 113 137 159 173
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 27 21 22 13 19 19 17 26 23 19
SORN 11 13 11 9 10 15 14 29 23 25
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 53 34 52 48 49 16 16 26 23 11
SORN 10 14 15 25 16 16 15 16 17 16
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 135 133 123 118 51 83 74 63 51 57
SORN 21 13 13 18 12 22 5 11 11 16
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 8 48 98 110 126
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 18 19 21
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 32 17 7 100 90 70 74 37 36 8
SORN 5 7 0 6 10 13 14 7 5 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 3 15 32 59 66 75 64 77 70 49
SORN 1 1 4 9 13 7 8 9 15 7
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.5k 478
2018 1.7k 24
2017 1.7k 60
2016 1.5k 90
2015 1.1k 67
2014 1.0k 105
2013 821 144
2012 775 123
2011 636 74
2010 557 65
2009 483 53
2008 980 110
2007 1.4k 200
2006 1.2k 154
2005 1.4k 176
2004 1.3k 190
2003 161 42
2002 191 54
2001 254 71
2000 237 66
1999 180 56
1998 223 99
1997 336 188
1996 237 117
1995 155 75
1994 135 87
1993 103 74
1992 103 56
1991 105 102
1990 198 173
1989 166 159
1988 103 137
1987 71 113
1986 61 103
1985 53 83
1984 20 50
1983 12 26
1982 3 16
1981 12 23
1980 19 25
1979 23 23
1978 26 29
1977 17 14
1976 19 15
1975 19 10
1974 13 9
1973 22 11
1972 21 13
1971 27 11
1970 11 16
1969 23 17
1968 26 16
1967 16 15
1966 16 16
1965 49 16
1964 48 25
1963 52 15
1962 34 14
1961 53 10
1960 57 16
1959 51 11
1958 63 11
1957 74 5
1956 83 22
1955 51 12
1954 118 18
1953 123 13
1952 133 13
1951 135 21
1950 126 21
1949 110 19
1948 98 18
1947 48 10
1946 8 2
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 8 0
1939 36 5
1938 37 7
1937 74 14
1936 70 13
1935 90 10
1934 100 6
1933 7 0
1932 17 7
1931 32 5
1930 49 7
1929 70 15
1928 77 9
1927 64 8
1926 75 7
1925 66 13
1924 59 9
1923 32 4
1922 15 1
1921 3 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
481 363 346 2.0k 2.2k 2.0k 2.2k 1.5k 875 1.1k 1.2k 1.4k 1.4k 1.7k 1.8k 2.3k 2.2k 1.9k 535
Year Registrations
2019 535
2018 1.9k
2017 2.2k
2016 2.3k
2015 1.8k
2014 1.7k
2013 1.4k
2012 1.4k
2011 1.2k
2010 1.1k
2009 875
2008 1.5k
2007 2.2k
2006 2.0k
2005 2.2k
2004 2.0k
2003 346
2002 363
2001 481

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 7 1
up to 499cc 13 2
500cc to 749cc 8 3
750cc to 999cc 1
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 5 1
2000cc to 2099cc 19 3
2100cc to 2199cc 27 7
2200cc to 2299cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2500cc to 2599cc 5
2600cc to 2699cc 5
2700cc to 2799cc 2
2800cc to 2899cc 1 40 1
2900cc to 2999cc 195 1 89 26 4
3000cc to 3099cc 83 9
3100cc to 3199cc 2 1
3200cc to 3299cc 1 1
3300cc to 3399cc 1
3400cc to 3499cc 54 4
3500cc to 3599cc 139 14
3600cc to 3699cc 103 15
3700cc to 3799cc 26 3
3800cc to 3899cc 1 1
3900cc to 3999cc 3.5k 562 227 10
4000cc to 4249cc 23 8
4250cc to 4499cc 1.3k 2 3 247
4500cc to 4749cc 688 2 123
4750cc to 4999cc 436 90
5000cc to 5249cc 8 4
5250cc to 5499cc 9 1
5500cc to 5749cc 13 1
5750cc to 5999cc 11k 4 30 1.2k 6
6000cc to 6249cc 510 3 213 3
6250cc to 6499cc 24 17
6500cc to 6749cc 104 1 52
6750cc to 6999cc 4.5k 3 11 2.4k 3 12
7000cc to 7499cc 4
7500cc to 7999cc 19 7
8000cc to 8499cc 13 3
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 3
10000cc and over 8 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 13 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 8 3
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 5 1
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 19 3
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 27 7
Diesel
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol
Diesel
Other 1
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 5
Diesel
Other
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 5
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other 40 1
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 195 26
Diesel 1
Other 89 4
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 83 9
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 54 4
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 139 14
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 103 15
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 26 3
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 3.5k 227
Diesel 562 10
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 23 8
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1.3k 247
Diesel 2
Other 3
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 688 123
Diesel 2
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 436 90
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 8 4
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 9 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 13 1
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 11k 1.2k
Diesel 4
Other 30 6
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 510 213
Diesel
Other 3 3
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 24 17
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 104 52
Diesel
Other 1
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 4.5k 2.4k
Diesel 3 3
Other 11 12
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 19 7
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 13 3
Diesel
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 8
Diesel 1
Other