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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
2021 24k 26k 6.3k 5.7k
2020 24k 24k 25k 25k 6.0k 5.9k 5.7k 6.4k
2019 24k 25k 25k 25k 4.5k 4.3k 4.5k 5.2k
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 2.5k 2.3k 2.4k 2.9k
2013 19k 19k 20k 20k 2.4k 2.2k 2.0k 2.7k
2012 18k 19k 19k 19k 2.3k 2.1k 2.2k 2.5k
2011 18k 18k 19k 18k 2.2k 2.0k 2.0k 2.3k
2010 18k 18k 18k 18k 1.8k 1.7k 1.8k 2.1k
2009 18k 18k 18k 18k 1.7k 1.6k 1.6k 1.8k
2008 18k 18k 1.4k 1.7k
2007 17k 1.4k
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
2021 Q2 26k 5.7k
2021 Q1 24k 6.3k
2020 Q4 25k 6.4k
2020 Q3 25k 5.7k
2020 Q2 24k 5.9k
2020 Q1 24k 6.0k
2019 Q4 25k 5.2k
2019 Q3 25k 4.5k
2019 Q2 25k 4.3k
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 2.3k
2014 Q1 20k 2.5k
2013 Q4 20k 2.7k
2013 Q3 20k 2.0k
2013 Q2 19k 2.2k
2013 Q1 19k 2.4k
2012 Q4 19k 2.5k
2012 Q3 19k 2.2k
2012 Q2 19k 2.1k
2012 Q1 18k 2.3k
2011 Q4 18k 2.3k
2011 Q3 19k 2.0k
2011 Q2 18k 2.0k
2011 Q1 18k 2.2k
2010 Q4 18k 2.1k
2010 Q3 18k 1.8k
2010 Q2 18k 1.7k
2010 Q1 18k 1.8k
2009 Q4 18k 1.8k
2009 Q3 18k 1.6k
2009 Q2 18k 1.6k
2009 Q1 18k 1.7k
2008 Q4 18k 1.7k
2008 Q3 18k 1.4k
2007 Q4 17k 1.4k
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

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Licensed 2.1k
SORN 503
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 607 770 795 985 1.0k 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 1.5k 1.4k
SORN 102 156 169 144 105 136 126 121 104 39
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 216 155 133 1.2k 1.3k 1.2k 1.4k 923 467 514
SORN 117 103 66 324 277 283 317 197 88 114
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 83 80 97 117 133 198 294 213 157 225
SORN 141 87 102 112 105 167 261 122 87 101
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 9 4 5 13 39 56 65 93 145 172
SORN 26 15 32 55 99 110 121 143 193 205
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 3 9 2 7 18 25 26 33 26 16
SORN 7 3 1 1 10 10 10 20 26 22
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 38 18 38 27 22 3 6 7 5 5
SORN 13 12 13 12 11 1 8 2 4 2
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 80 79 89 60 41 53 36 42 28 45
SORN 19 19 18 15 9 18 11 13 4 13
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 6 39 46 63 66
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 20 14
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 25 8 8 64 66 47 68 35 26 2
SORN 10 2 0 8 10 15 12 3 4 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 5 10 18 36 36 40 29 42 54 25
SORN 0 1 3 7 6 6 11 9 10 5
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.1k 503
2020 1.4k 39
2019 1.5k 104
2018 1.3k 121
2017 1.4k 126
2016 1.4k 136
2015 1.0k 105
2014 985 144
2013 795 169
2012 770 156
2011 607 102
2010 514 114
2009 467 88
2008 923 197
2007 1.4k 317
2006 1.2k 283
2005 1.3k 277
2004 1.2k 324
2003 133 66
2002 155 103
2001 216 117
2000 225 101
1999 157 87
1998 213 122
1997 294 261
1996 198 167
1995 133 105
1994 117 112
1993 97 102
1992 80 87
1991 83 141
1990 172 205
1989 145 193
1988 93 143
1987 65 121
1986 56 110
1985 39 99
1984 13 55
1983 5 32
1982 4 15
1981 9 26
1980 16 22
1979 26 26
1978 33 20
1977 26 10
1976 25 10
1975 18 10
1974 7 1
1973 2 1
1972 9 3
1971 3 7
1970 5 2
1969 5 4
1968 7 2
1967 6 8
1966 3 1
1965 22 11
1964 27 12
1963 38 13
1962 18 12
1961 38 13
1960 45 13
1959 28 4
1958 42 13
1957 36 11
1956 53 18
1955 41 9
1954 60 15
1953 89 18
1952 79 19
1951 80 19
1950 66 14
1949 63 20
1948 46 8
1947 39 5
1946 6 2
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 1 0
1940 2 0
1939 26 4
1938 35 3
1937 68 12
1936 47 15
1935 66 10
1934 64 8
1933 8 0
1932 8 2
1931 25 10
1930 25 5
1929 54 10
1928 42 9
1927 29 11
1926 40 6
1925 36 6
1924 36 7
1923 18 3
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

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Licensed 1.5k
SORN 557
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 591 754 787 981 1.0k 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 1.5k 1.4k
SORN 100 151 164 141 104 135 124 121 103 39
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 210 147 129 1.2k 1.3k 1.1k 1.3k 891 447 507
SORN 108 93 61 313 267 265 305 182 82 111
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 79 76 90 109 130 192 278 204 156 218
SORN 127 78 90 103 99 158 253 114 73 93
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 10 4 5 15 39 53 62 92 142 167
SORN 24 14 30 51 96 106 113 136 187 197
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 30 22 23 13 18 25 22 38 26 18
SORN 8 13 9 8 9 10 8 21 26 22
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 49 35 54 53 46 13 14 33 22 13
SORN 13 16 14 21 14 17 16 16 19 14
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 123 125 119 107 48 76 75 58 48 58
SORN 23 14 12 26 17 26 4 16 16 17
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 9 47 96 104 122
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 20 20 24
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 32 14 6 100 89 65 75 35 38 8
SORN 6 8 0 6 11 18 12 7 5 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 3 14 31 52 62 71 58 77 69 45
SORN 1 1 4 12 18 8 11 11 17 10
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.5k 557
2020 1.4k 39
2019 1.5k 103
2018 1.3k 121
2017 1.4k 124
2016 1.4k 135
2015 1.0k 104
2014 981 141
2013 787 164
2012 754 151
2011 591 100
2010 507 111
2009 447 82
2008 891 182
2007 1.3k 305
2006 1.1k 265
2005 1.3k 267
2004 1.2k 313
2003 129 61
2002 147 93
2001 210 108
2000 218 93
1999 156 73
1998 204 114
1997 278 253
1996 192 158
1995 130 99
1994 109 103
1993 90 90
1992 76 78
1991 79 127
1990 167 197
1989 142 187
1988 92 136
1987 62 113
1986 53 106
1985 39 96
1984 15 51
1983 5 30
1982 4 14
1981 10 24
1980 18 22
1979 26 26
1978 38 21
1977 22 8
1976 25 10
1975 18 9
1974 13 8
1973 23 9
1972 22 13
1971 30 8
1970 13 14
1969 22 19
1968 33 16
1967 14 16
1966 13 17
1965 46 14
1964 53 21
1963 54 14
1962 35 16
1961 49 13
1960 58 17
1959 48 16
1958 58 16
1957 75 4
1956 76 26
1955 48 17
1954 107 26
1953 119 12
1952 125 14
1951 123 23
1950 122 24
1949 104 20
1948 96 20
1947 47 9
1946 9 1
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 8 0
1939 38 5
1938 35 7
1937 75 12
1936 65 18
1935 89 11
1934 100 6
1933 6 0
1932 14 8
1931 32 6
1930 45 10
1929 69 17
1928 77 11
1927 58 11
1926 71 8
1925 62 18
1924 52 12
1923 31 4
1922 14 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 2020 2021
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 2.0k 1.6k 712
Year Registrations
2021 712
2020 1.6k
2019 2.0k
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 2020 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 14 2
500cc to 749cc 8 2
750cc to 999cc 1
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 5
2000cc to 2099cc 17 3
2100cc to 2199cc 25 8
2200cc to 2299cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2500cc to 2599cc 5
2600cc to 2699cc 4 1
2700cc to 2799cc 2
2800cc to 2899cc 1 55 13
2900cc to 2999cc 184 127 31 41
3000cc to 3099cc 80 12
3100cc to 3199cc 4
3200cc to 3299cc 1 1
3300cc to 3399cc 1
3400cc to 3499cc 50 6
3500cc to 3599cc 134 15
3600cc to 3699cc 108 15
3700cc to 3799cc 28 2
3800cc to 3899cc 1 1
3900cc to 3999cc 4.5k 541 386 24
4000cc to 4249cc 25 6
4250cc to 4499cc 1.3k 1 4 291 1 1
4500cc to 4749cc 666 2 136
4750cc to 4999cc 418 113 1
5000cc to 5249cc 7 5
5250cc to 5499cc 7 1
5500cc to 5749cc 13 2
5750cc to 5999cc 12k 4 27 2.0k 5
6000cc to 6249cc 512 4 228 2
6250cc to 6499cc 24 16
6500cc to 6749cc 99 1 59
6750cc to 6999cc 3.9k 1 10 2.9k 4 17
7000cc to 7499cc 4
7500cc to 7999cc 19 5
8000cc to 8499cc 12 5
8500cc to 8999cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 2
10000cc and over 8 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 14 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 8 2
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
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 17 3
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 25 8
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 4 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other 55 13
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 184 31
Diesel
Other 127 41
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 80 12
Diesel
Other
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 50 6
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 134 15
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 108 15
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 28 2
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 4.5k 386
Diesel 541 24
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 25 6
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1.3k 291
Diesel 1 1
Other 4 1
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 666 136
Diesel 2
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 418 113
Diesel 1
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 7 5
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 7 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 13 2
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 12k 2.0k
Diesel 4
Other 27 5
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 512 228
Diesel
Other 4 2
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 24 16
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 99 59
Diesel
Other 1
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 3.9k 2.9k
Diesel 1 4
Other 10 17
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 19 5
Diesel
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 12 5
Diesel
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 8
Diesel 1
Other