Manufacturer BSA

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 27k 28k 15k 15k
2018 25k 26k 27k 27k 16k 15k 15k 15k
2017 25k 25k 25k 25k 14k 15k 15k 15k
2016 25k 25k 25k 25k 13k 13k 13k 14k
2015 25k 25k 25k 25k 11k 12k 12k 13k
2014 25k 25k 25k 25k 10k 10k 11k 11k
2013 23k 24k 25k 25k 8.4k 8.6k 9.1k 10k
2012 23k 23k 23k 23k 8.2k 8.8k 10k 10k
2011 23k 23k 23k 23k 7.8k 8.4k 9.6k 9.7k
2010 23k 23k 23k 23k 7.5k 8.0k 9.1k 8.9k
2009 23k 23k 23k 23k 7.2k 7.5k 8.6k 8.5k
2008 23k 23k 8.3k 8.2k
2007 23k 7.7k
2006 23k
2005 24k
2004 25k
2003 24k
2002 25k
2001 25k
2000 25k
1999 25k
1998 26k
1997 25k
1996 26k
1995 22k
1994 23k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q2 28k 15k
2019 Q1 27k 15k
2018 Q4 27k 15k
2018 Q3 27k 15k
2018 Q2 26k 15k
2018 Q1 25k 16k
2017 Q4 25k 15k
2017 Q3 25k 15k
2017 Q2 25k 15k
2017 Q1 25k 14k
2016 Q4 25k 14k
2016 Q3 25k 13k
2016 Q2 25k 13k
2016 Q1 25k 13k
2015 Q4 25k 13k
2015 Q3 25k 12k
2015 Q2 25k 12k
2015 Q1 25k 11k
2014 Q4 25k 11k
2014 Q3 25k 11k
2014 Q2 25k 10k
2014 Q1 25k 10k
2013 Q4 25k 10k
2013 Q3 25k 9.1k
2013 Q2 24k 8.6k
2013 Q1 23k 8.4k
2012 Q4 23k 10k
2012 Q3 23k 10k
2012 Q2 23k 8.8k
2012 Q1 23k 8.2k
2011 Q4 23k 9.7k
2011 Q3 23k 9.6k
2011 Q2 23k 8.4k
2011 Q1 23k 7.8k
2010 Q4 23k 8.9k
2010 Q3 23k 9.1k
2010 Q2 23k 8.0k
2010 Q1 23k 7.5k
2009 Q4 23k 8.5k
2009 Q3 23k 8.6k
2009 Q2 23k 7.5k
2009 Q1 23k 7.2k
2008 Q4 23k 8.2k
2008 Q3 23k 8.3k
2007 Q4 23k 7.7k
2006 Q4 23k
2005 Q4 24k
2004 Q4 25k
2003 Q4 24k
2002 Q4 25k
2001 Q4 25k
2000 Q4 25k
1999 Q4 25k
1998 Q4 26k
1997 Q4 25k
1996 Q4 26k
1995 Q4 22k
1994 Q4 23k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 ?
Licensed 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15k
SORN 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6.8k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1
SORN 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 4
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 6 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 13 7 5 3 4 10 1 0 2 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 437 158 22 7 5 2 1 1 5 5
SORN 376 113 16 5 10 5 1 5 12 14
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 595 353 229 193 340 359 566 491 448 387
SORN 541 312 222 172 301 276 457 444 412 338
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 221 359 416 655 641 556 518 566 832 660
SORN 116 190 220 378 394 293 242 283 434 533
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 50 54 32 51 34 94 122 161 299 340
SORN 20 23 16 21 18 47 45 74 172 151
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 34 59 45 66 52 73 61 71 82 89
SORN 11 20 15 32 21 41 33 26 52 23
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 9 6 19 25 31 33 40 46 54 65
SORN 4 1 6 14 12 14 12 10 19 19
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 1 5 3 4 1 1 0 2 3 4
SORN 2 1 3 3 0 1 2 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 15k 6.8k
2009 0 1
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 1 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 0 1
2002 1 2
2001 3 2
2000 1 4
1999 3 7
1998 0 1
1997 0 1
1996 1 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 1
1993 0 1
1992 1 0
1991 0 1
1990 0 0
1989 0 2
1988 0 0
1987 0 1
1986 1 10
1985 0 4
1984 2 3
1983 3 5
1982 3 7
1981 6 13
1980 5 14
1979 5 12
1978 1 5
1977 1 1
1976 2 5
1975 5 10
1974 7 5
1973 22 16
1972 158 113
1971 437 376
1970 387 338
1969 448 412
1968 491 444
1967 566 457
1966 359 276
1965 340 301
1964 193 172
1963 229 222
1962 353 312
1961 595 541
1960 660 533
1959 832 434
1958 566 283
1957 518 242
1956 556 293
1955 641 394
1954 655 378
1953 416 220
1952 359 190
1951 221 116
1950 340 151
1949 299 172
1948 161 74
1947 122 45
1946 94 47
1945 34 18
1944 51 21
1943 32 16
1942 54 23
1941 50 20
1940 89 23
1939 82 52
1938 71 26
1937 61 33
1936 73 41
1935 52 21
1934 66 32
1933 45 15
1932 59 20
1931 34 11
1930 65 19
1929 54 19
1928 46 10
1927 40 12
1926 33 14
1925 31 12
1924 25 14
1923 19 6
1922 6 1
1921 9 4
1920 4 0
1919 3 0
1918 2 0
1917 0 2
1916 1 1
1915 1 0
1914 4 3
1913 3 3
1912 5 1
1911 1 2

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 7 2 3 1 1 4 13 9 9.4k
SORN 2 3 0 1 0 1 2 3 5.8k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 24 11 13 11 5 7 2 3 0 1
SORN 12 11 12 11 1 2 1 2 1 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 4 7 4 5 4 8 14 14 10 8
SORN 5 5 2 3 9 7 21 14 10 12
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 22 20 15 19 14 8 5 9 8 4
SORN 15 17 15 9 15 19 4 7 8 10
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 381 232 109 30 13 7 7 22 49 36
SORN 330 235 87 25 17 5 3 19 37 26
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1.1k 567 406 406 629 657 616 950 527 606
SORN 617 413 316 272 418 400 457 703 436 538
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 341 442 549 785 875 687 658 696 1.2k 1.0k
SORN 100 131 190 264 316 249 226 268 514 573
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 6 1 1 16 114 140 144 355 444
SORN 0 1 0 0 4 41 33 45 101 146
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 62 92 82 116 107 137 124 102 86 17
SORN 19 19 14 20 23 40 28 21 20 2
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 49 6 29 57 58 48 58 58 88 112
SORN 17 2 5 10 16 18 10 8 11 22
1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
SORN 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 9.4k 5.8k
2018 9 3
2017 13 2
2016 4 1
2015 1 0
2014 1 1
2013 3 0
2012 2 3
2011 7 2
2010 1 2
2009 0 1
2008 3 2
2007 2 1
2006 7 2
2005 5 1
2004 11 11
2003 13 12
2002 11 11
2001 24 12
2000 8 12
1999 10 10
1998 14 14
1997 14 21
1996 8 7
1995 4 9
1994 5 3
1993 4 2
1992 7 5
1991 4 5
1990 4 10
1989 8 8
1988 9 7
1987 5 4
1986 8 19
1985 14 15
1984 19 9
1983 15 15
1982 20 17
1981 22 15
1980 36 26
1979 49 37
1978 22 19
1977 7 3
1976 7 5
1975 13 17
1974 30 25
1973 109 87
1972 232 235
1971 381 330
1970 606 538
1969 527 436
1968 950 703
1967 616 457
1966 657 400
1965 629 418
1964 406 272
1963 406 316
1962 567 413
1961 1.1k 617
1960 1.0k 573
1959 1.2k 514
1958 696 268
1957 658 226
1956 687 249
1955 875 316
1954 785 264
1953 549 190
1952 442 131
1951 341 100
1950 444 146
1949 355 101
1948 144 45
1947 140 33
1946 114 41
1945 16 4
1944 1 0
1943 1 0
1942 6 1
1941 0 0
1940 17 2
1939 86 20
1938 102 21
1937 124 28
1936 137 40
1935 107 23
1934 116 20
1933 82 14
1932 92 19
1931 62 19
1930 112 22
1929 88 11
1928 58 8
1927 58 10
1926 48 18
1925 58 16
1924 57 10
1923 29 5
1922 6 2
1921 49 17
1920 3 1
1919 0 1
1918 0 1
1917 0 0
1916 0 1
1915 1 0
1914 2 0
1913 1 1
1912 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
266 237 267 279 254 260 246 269 253 270 302 329 400 303 341 464 468 502 319
Year Registrations
2019 319
2018 502
2017 468
2016 464
2015 341
2014 303
2013 400
2012 329
2011 302
2010 270
2009 253
2008 269
2007 246
2006 260
2005 254
2004 279
2003 267
2002 237
2001 266

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 4 1
up to 499cc 13 2
500cc to 749cc 4 1
750cc to 999cc 3 1
1000cc to 1099cc 41 7
1100cc to 1199cc 54 10
1200cc to 1299cc 30 2
1300cc to 1399cc 1
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1600cc to 1699cc 3 1
1700cc to 1799cc 2
2000cc to 2099cc 2
2100cc to 2199cc 1
2500cc to 2599cc 1
2800cc to 2899cc 1
6500cc to 6749cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 13 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 41 7
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 54 10
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 30 2
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other