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
2021 29k 16k
2020 28k 28k 29k 29k 16k 15k 16k 16k
2019 27k 28k 28k 28k 15k 15k 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
2021 Q1 29k 16k
2020 Q4 29k 16k
2020 Q3 29k 16k
2020 Q2 28k 15k
2020 Q1 28k 16k
2019 Q4 28k 15k
2019 Q3 28k 15k
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

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 15k
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.1k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
SORN 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 8 4
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 7 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 15 8 5 4 4 10 1 0 2 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 523 186 29 7 5 3 1 0 7 3
SORN 381 110 20 7 11 4 1 6 13 18
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 672 406 277 225 413 428 655 597 540 452
SORN 541 301 215 170 290 305 463 468 425 349
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 230 365 439 679 681 535 515 565 846 739
SORN 133 212 238 436 427 353 298 321 492 540
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 58 58 37 52 34 90 123 165 309 345
SORN 21 27 16 25 19 61 49 80 182 175
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 30 55 46 67 51 76 59 65 85 86
SORN 17 24 15 36 25 41 38 30 55 28
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 9 4 19 28 35 33 40 49 54 64
SORN 4 3 8 12 11 16 14 10 21 21
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 2 5 2 5 0 0 0 1 2 4
SORN 1 1 4 3 1 1 2 2 2 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 15k 7.1k
2019 1 0
2018 0 0
2017 0 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 0 1
2013 0 0
2012 0 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 1
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 0 1
2002 1 2
2001 3 2
2000 1 4
1999 2 8
1998 0 1
1997 0 1
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 1
1993 0 1
1992 1 0
1991 0 1
1990 0 1
1989 0 2
1988 0 0
1987 0 1
1986 1 10
1985 0 4
1984 1 4
1983 3 5
1982 2 8
1981 7 15
1980 3 18
1979 7 13
1978 0 6
1977 1 1
1976 3 4
1975 5 11
1974 7 7
1973 29 20
1972 186 110
1971 523 381
1970 452 349
1969 540 425
1968 597 468
1967 655 463
1966 428 305
1965 413 290
1964 225 170
1963 277 215
1962 406 301
1961 672 541
1960 739 540
1959 846 492
1958 565 321
1957 515 298
1956 535 353
1955 681 427
1954 679 436
1953 439 238
1952 365 212
1951 230 133
1950 345 175
1949 309 182
1948 165 80
1947 123 49
1946 90 61
1945 34 19
1944 52 25
1943 37 16
1942 58 27
1941 58 21
1940 86 28
1939 85 55
1938 65 30
1937 59 38
1936 76 41
1935 51 25
1934 67 36
1933 46 15
1932 55 24
1931 30 17
1930 64 21
1929 54 21
1928 49 10
1927 40 14
1926 33 16
1925 35 11
1924 28 12
1923 19 8
1922 4 3
1921 9 4
1920 4 0
1919 2 2
1918 1 2
1917 0 2
1916 0 1
1915 0 1
1914 5 3
1913 2 4
1912 5 1
1911 2 1

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 10k
SORN 6.3k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 5 3 3 1 1 3 13 7 8 8
SORN 3 2 0 1 0 2 3 6 4 0
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 28 13 13 9 5 7 2 2 0 1
SORN 9 10 13 13 2 2 1 3 1 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3 6 5 8 5 7 14 13 8 9
SORN 6 6 2 1 8 8 21 15 12 12
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 17 20 14 18 14 6 5 9 8 4
SORN 21 17 16 10 16 21 5 7 8 11
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 414 277 127 32 16 9 8 28 56 38
SORN 342 215 81 32 15 2 1 19 34 33
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1.2k 604 439 441 673 702 680 1.0k 575 681
SORN 618 416 309 267 427 414 457 713 434 523
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 333 436 536 758 859 667 648 678 1.2k 1.1k
SORN 120 152 210 300 365 281 254 300 529 569
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 6 1 1 14 107 142 144 344 450
SORN 0 1 0 0 6 51 32 47 120 157
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 66 91 84 116 101 139 122 99 83 16
SORN 18 21 14 21 29 36 30 27 24 4
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 46 5 31 57 57 50 59 58 82 109
SORN 17 3 5 11 16 17 9 9 15 25
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 10k 6.3k
2020 8 0
2019 8 4
2018 7 6
2017 13 3
2016 3 2
2015 1 0
2014 1 1
2013 3 0
2012 3 2
2011 5 3
2010 1 2
2009 0 1
2008 2 3
2007 2 1
2006 7 2
2005 5 2
2004 9 13
2003 13 13
2002 13 10
2001 28 9
2000 9 12
1999 8 12
1998 13 15
1997 14 21
1996 7 8
1995 5 8
1994 8 1
1993 5 2
1992 6 6
1991 3 6
1990 4 11
1989 8 8
1988 9 7
1987 5 5
1986 6 21
1985 14 16
1984 18 10
1983 14 16
1982 20 17
1981 17 21
1980 38 33
1979 56 34
1978 28 19
1977 8 1
1976 9 2
1975 16 15
1974 32 32
1973 127 81
1972 277 215
1971 414 342
1970 681 523
1969 575 434
1968 1.0k 713
1967 680 457
1966 702 414
1965 673 427
1964 441 267
1963 439 309
1962 604 416
1961 1.2k 618
1960 1.1k 569
1959 1.2k 529
1958 678 300
1957 648 254
1956 667 281
1955 859 365
1954 758 300
1953 536 210
1952 436 152
1951 333 120
1950 450 157
1949 344 120
1948 144 47
1947 142 32
1946 107 51
1945 14 6
1944 1 0
1943 1 0
1942 6 1
1941 0 0
1940 16 4
1939 83 24
1938 99 27
1937 122 30
1936 139 36
1935 101 29
1934 116 21
1933 84 14
1932 91 21
1931 66 18
1930 109 25
1929 82 15
1928 58 9
1927 59 9
1926 50 17
1925 57 16
1924 57 11
1923 31 5
1922 5 3
1921 46 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 2020 2021
266 237 267 279 254 260 246 269 253 270 302 329 400 303 341 464 468 502 577 467 144
Year Registrations
2021 144
2020 467
2019 577
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 2020 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 4
up to 499cc 14 2
500cc to 749cc 4 2
750cc to 999cc 3 1
1000cc to 1099cc 39 11
1100cc to 1199cc 53 13
1200cc to 1299cc 28 3
1300cc to 1399cc 1
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1600cc to 1699cc 3 1
1700cc to 1799cc 1 1
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
Diesel
Other
up to 499cc Petrol 14 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 4 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 39 11
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 53 13
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 28 3
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 1 1
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