Manufacturer CATERPILLAR

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 8.0k 8.0k 8.0k 1.7k 1.7k 1.7k
2020 8.2k 8.1k 8.1k 8.0k 1.6k 1.6k 1.7k 1.7k
2019 8.3k 8.3k 8.3k 8.3k 1.5k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k
2018 8.5k 8.4k 8.4k 8.4k 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k
2017 8.5k 8.6k 8.6k 8.6k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k
2016 8.9k 8.8k 8.9k 8.7k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k
2015 8.9k 8.9k 8.9k 8.9k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k
2014 8.7k 8.7k 8.8k 8.7k 987 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k
2013 8.5k 8.7k 8.7k 8.7k 902 925 884 975
2012 7.0k 7.3k 7.6k 8.0k 995 1.1k 977 984
2011 5.2k 5.6k 5.9k 6.4k 980 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k
2010 4.1k 4.2k 4.6k 4.9k 1.1k 1.1k 944 980
2009 4.3k 4.2k 4.3k 4.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 1.1k
2008 4.4k 4.3k 1.0k 1.1k
2007 4.3k 892
2006 4.3k
2005 4.0k
2004 3.7k
2003 3.0k
2002 2.8k
2001 2.5k
2000 2.5k
1999 2.6k
1998 2.7k
1997 2.9k
1996 2.7k
1995 2.8k
1994 2.8k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 8.0k 1.7k
2021 Q2 8.0k 1.7k
2021 Q1 8.0k 1.7k
2020 Q4 8.0k 1.7k
2020 Q3 8.1k 1.7k
2020 Q2 8.1k 1.6k
2020 Q1 8.2k 1.6k
2019 Q4 8.3k 1.6k
2019 Q3 8.3k 1.6k
2019 Q2 8.3k 1.6k
2019 Q1 8.3k 1.5k
2018 Q4 8.4k 1.5k
2018 Q3 8.4k 1.5k
2018 Q2 8.4k 1.5k
2018 Q1 8.5k 1.5k
2017 Q4 8.6k 1.5k
2017 Q3 8.6k 1.4k
2017 Q2 8.6k 1.4k
2017 Q1 8.5k 1.4k
2016 Q4 8.7k 1.3k
2016 Q3 8.9k 1.2k
2016 Q2 8.8k 1.2k
2016 Q1 8.9k 1.2k
2015 Q4 8.9k 1.2k
2015 Q3 8.9k 1.2k
2015 Q2 8.9k 1.1k
2015 Q1 8.9k 1.1k
2014 Q4 8.7k 1.0k
2014 Q3 8.8k 1.0k
2014 Q2 8.7k 1.0k
2014 Q1 8.7k 987
2013 Q4 8.7k 975
2013 Q3 8.7k 884
2013 Q2 8.7k 925
2013 Q1 8.5k 902
2012 Q4 8.0k 984
2012 Q3 7.6k 977
2012 Q2 7.3k 1.1k
2012 Q1 7.0k 995
2011 Q4 6.4k 1.1k
2011 Q3 5.9k 1.1k
2011 Q2 5.6k 1.0k
2011 Q1 5.2k 980
2010 Q4 4.9k 980
2010 Q3 4.6k 944
2010 Q2 4.2k 1.1k
2010 Q1 4.1k 1.1k
2009 Q4 4.1k 1.1k
2009 Q3 4.3k 1.0k
2009 Q2 4.2k 1.1k
2009 Q1 4.3k 1.1k
2008 Q4 4.3k 1.1k
2008 Q3 4.4k 1.0k
2007 Q4 4.3k 892
2006 Q4 4.3k
2005 Q4 4.0k
2004 Q4 3.7k
2003 Q4 3.0k
2002 Q4 2.8k
2001 Q4 2.5k
2000 Q4 2.5k
1999 Q4 2.6k
1998 Q4 2.7k
1997 Q4 2.9k
1996 Q4 2.7k
1995 Q4 2.8k
1994 Q4 2.8k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

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Licensed 4.6k
SORN 285
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 202 173 189 180 247 170 153 102 95 50
SORN 58 54 70 96 73 17 16 7 5 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 68 120 172 269 190 139 138 153 160 138
SORN 40 59 56 73 84 75 102 107 57 64
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 2 4 7 14 24 31 49 31 30 29
SORN 4 8 9 19 20 24 26 23 44 32
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 1 3 4 8 7 14 4 6 8 5
SORN 2 2 2 2 5 4 5 7 13 10
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 2 3 2 3 8 8 5 1 1
SORN 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 6 2 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 1 1 1 2
SORN 0 0 2 1 2
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 4.6k 285
2020 50 1
2019 95 5
2018 102 7
2017 153 16
2016 170 17
2015 247 73
2014 180 96
2013 189 70
2012 173 54
2011 202 58
2010 138 64
2009 160 57
2008 153 107
2007 138 102
2006 139 75
2005 190 84
2004 269 73
2003 172 56
2002 120 59
2001 68 40
2000 29 32
1999 30 44
1998 31 23
1997 49 26
1996 31 24
1995 24 20
1994 14 19
1993 7 9
1992 4 8
1991 2 4
1990 5 10
1989 8 13
1988 6 7
1987 4 5
1986 14 4
1985 7 5
1984 8 2
1983 4 2
1982 3 2
1981 1 2
1980 1 1
1979 1 2
1978 5 6
1977 8 3
1976 8 0
1975 3 1
1974 2 2
1973 3 1
1972 2 0
1971 0 0
1970 0 0
1969 0 0
1968 0 0
1967 1 0
1966 0 0
1965 0 0
1964 0 0
1963 0 1
1962 0 0
1961 0 0
1960 0 0
1959 0 0
1958 0 0
1957 0 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 1 0
1949 1 2
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 1 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 1
1941 0 0
1940 2 2
1939 1 1
1938 1 2
1937 1 0
1936 1 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 4.8k
SORN 506
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 193 158 177 162 244 168 151 101 94 51
SORN 56 47 62 91 79 18 16 7 5 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 58 109 161 238 116 86 124 141 154 139
SORN 35 38 51 59 57 53 69 90 56 63
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 4 6 8 18 28 34 31 20 23
SORN 5 6 4 18 12 20 18 23 28 23
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 1 4 4 5 7 14 3 6 7 4
SORN 2 0 1 0 4 4 1 10 9 8
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 4 2 5 13 1 6 8 4 1 1
SORN 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 5 2 2
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 4 1 3 2 2 5 3 2 2 5
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 10 12 4 2 4 3 10 3 6 3
SORN 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 7
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 4.8k 506
2020 51 1
2019 94 5
2018 101 7
2017 151 16
2016 168 18
2015 244 79
2014 162 91
2013 177 62
2012 158 47
2011 193 56
2010 139 63
2009 154 56
2008 141 90
2007 124 69
2006 86 53
2005 116 57
2004 238 59
2003 161 51
2002 109 38
2001 58 35
2000 23 23
1999 20 28
1998 31 23
1997 34 18
1996 28 20
1995 18 12
1994 8 18
1993 6 4
1992 4 6
1991 1 5
1990 4 8
1989 7 9
1988 6 10
1987 3 1
1986 14 4
1985 7 4
1984 5 0
1983 4 1
1982 4 0
1981 1 2
1980 1 2
1979 1 2
1978 4 5
1977 8 2
1976 6 0
1975 1 1
1974 13 0
1973 5 1
1972 2 0
1971 4 0
1970 5 1
1969 2 1
1968 2 1
1967 3 0
1966 5 1
1965 2 0
1964 2 0
1963 3 0
1962 1 0
1961 4 1
1960 1 0
1959 0 1
1958 0 0
1957 2 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 1 0
1953 1 0
1952 0 0
1951 2 1
1950 3 1
1949 6 1
1948 3 1
1947 10 0
1946 3 0
1945 4 1
1944 2 0
1943 4 2
1942 12 2
1941 10 1
1940 7 1
1939 1 0
1938 2 0
1937 2 0
1936 0 0
1935 1 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 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
565 610 678 1.1k 946 655 697 698 573 1.2k 2.1k 2.1k 1.1k 458 594 268 238 132 123 64 61
Year Registrations
2021 61
2020 64
2019 123
2018 132
2017 238
2016 268
2015 594
2014 458
2013 1.1k
2012 2.1k
2011 2.1k
2010 1.2k
2009 573
2008 698
2007 697
2006 655
2005 946
2004 1.1k
2003 678
2002 610
2001 565

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
2800cc to 2899cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other