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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 977 970 969 404 406 403
2020 984 981 977 961 390 379 396 403
2019 988 992 1.0k 983 381 377 380 388
2018 945 965 973 963 390 371 377 381
2017 951 959 960 942 360 369 380 380
2016 947 961 957 932 342 338 349 357
2015 961 963 965 941 320 323 325 336
2014 964 968 975 948 296 301 312 325
2013 956 978 968 953 256 236 255 301
2012 995 983 983 944 242 244 252 270
2011 983 1.0k 1.0k 981 249 233 229 244
2010 984 1.0k 995 962 259 234 241 248
2009 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k 973 236 226 234 255
2008 1.0k 1.0k 232 235
2007 1.0k 237
2006 1.0k
2005 1.1k
2004 1.1k
2003 1.2k
2002 1.3k
2001 1.4k
2000 1.5k
1999 1.7k
1998 1.8k
1997 2.0k
1996 2.1k
1995 2.1k
1994 2.6k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 969 403
2021 Q2 970 406
2021 Q1 977 404
2020 Q4 961 403
2020 Q3 977 396
2020 Q2 981 379
2020 Q1 984 390
2019 Q4 983 388
2019 Q3 1.0k 380
2019 Q2 992 377
2019 Q1 988 381
2018 Q4 963 381
2018 Q3 973 377
2018 Q2 965 371
2018 Q1 945 390
2017 Q4 942 380
2017 Q3 960 380
2017 Q2 959 369
2017 Q1 951 360
2016 Q4 932 357
2016 Q3 957 349
2016 Q2 961 338
2016 Q1 947 342
2015 Q4 941 336
2015 Q3 965 325
2015 Q2 963 323
2015 Q1 961 320
2014 Q4 948 325
2014 Q3 975 312
2014 Q2 968 301
2014 Q1 964 296
2013 Q4 953 301
2013 Q3 968 255
2013 Q2 978 236
2013 Q1 956 256
2012 Q4 944 270
2012 Q3 983 252
2012 Q2 983 244
2012 Q1 995 242
2011 Q4 981 244
2011 Q3 1.0k 229
2011 Q2 1.0k 233
2011 Q1 983 249
2010 Q4 962 248
2010 Q3 995 241
2010 Q2 1.0k 234
2010 Q1 984 259
2009 Q4 973 255
2009 Q3 1.0k 234
2009 Q2 1.0k 226
2009 Q1 1.0k 236
2008 Q4 1.0k 235
2008 Q3 1.0k 232
2007 Q4 1.0k 237
2006 Q4 1.0k
2005 Q4 1.1k
2004 Q4 1.1k
2003 Q4 1.2k
2002 Q4 1.3k
2001 Q4 1.4k
2000 Q4 1.5k
1999 Q4 1.7k
1998 Q4 1.8k
1997 Q4 2.0k
1996 Q4 2.1k
1995 Q4 2.1k
1994 Q4 2.6k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

1981 1982 1983 1984 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 707
SORN 0 1 0 1 252
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 11 23 9 9 22 8 1 1 0 0
SORN 8 27 1 4 22 8 1 0 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 2 8 4 4 9 9 6 10 8 11
SORN 1 5 3 6 6 2 4 3 2 10
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 5 5 5 4 10 8 6 5 4 8
SORN 0 3 4 8 3 3 1 0 3 5
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 2 1 0 0 1 6 2 2 2 4
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 2 4 1 1 3 3 3 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 707 252
1984 0 1
1983 0 0
1982 0 1
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 1 0
1977 1 1
1976 8 8
1975 22 22
1974 9 4
1973 9 1
1972 23 27
1971 11 8
1970 11 10
1969 8 2
1968 10 3
1967 6 4
1966 9 2
1965 9 6
1964 4 6
1963 4 3
1962 8 5
1961 2 1
1960 8 5
1959 4 3
1958 5 0
1957 6 1
1956 8 3
1955 10 3
1954 4 8
1953 5 4
1952 5 3
1951 5 0
1950 4 1
1949 2 0
1948 2 0
1947 2 1
1946 6 0
1945 1 1
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 1 0
1941 2 0
1940 1 0
1939 0 0
1938 3 1
1937 3 1
1936 3 0
1935 1 0
1934 1 0
1933 4 0
1932 2 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 1 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 0 1

This table records the year of registration, not the actual age of the vehicle. More info.
Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 ?
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 43
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 19 43 39 23 23 7 1 1 2 2
SORN 15 33 42 19 21 9 0 0 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 52 46 42 40 38 40 31 49 39 24
SORN 6 13 9 18 10 9 13 17 21 25
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 10 6 13 11 11 34 25 28 33 32
SORN 3 2 3 3 3 16 11 6 5 8
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 1 0 2 8 10 3 10 7
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 3 2 2 7 6 2 5 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 120 43
1998 0 1
1997 0 0
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 1 0
1990 0 0
1989 1 0
1988 2 0
1987 0 2
1986 2 0
1985 1 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 1
1981 0 0
1980 2 0
1979 2 0
1978 1 0
1977 1 0
1976 7 9
1975 23 21
1974 23 19
1973 39 42
1972 43 33
1971 19 15
1970 24 25
1969 39 21
1968 49 17
1967 31 13
1966 40 9
1965 38 10
1964 40 18
1963 42 9
1962 46 13
1961 52 6
1960 32 8
1959 33 5
1958 28 6
1957 25 11
1956 34 16
1955 11 3
1954 11 3
1953 13 3
1952 6 2
1951 10 3
1950 7 6
1949 10 0
1948 3 2
1947 10 0
1946 8 0
1945 2 0
1944 0 0
1943 1 0
1942 0 0
1941 1 0
1940 0 0
1939 5 1
1938 2 2
1937 6 1
1936 7 0
1935 2 0
1934 2 0
1933 3 0
1932 0 1
1931 0 0
1930 1 1
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 0 2

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
1 0 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 4 4 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 3 0 0
Year Registrations
2021 0
2020 0
2019 3
2018 2
2017 2
2016 2
2015 2
2014 0
2013 1
2012 1
2011 4
2010 4
2009 0
2008 2
2007 1
2006 0
2005 2
2004 3
2003 0
2002 0
2001 1

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
750cc to 999cc 2
1000cc to 1099cc 1
1100cc to 1199cc 2
1200cc to 1299cc 3
1300cc to 1399cc 2
1400cc to 1499cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
2000cc to 2099cc 1 1
2100cc to 2199cc 1
2800cc to 2899cc 1
3200cc to 3299cc 1
4000cc to 4249cc 1
4750cc to 4999cc 1 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
750cc to 999cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other