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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
2019 988 992 381 377
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
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 0 704
SORN 0 1 0 1 245
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 11 30 7 9 21 5 1 0 0 0
SORN 8 23 2 4 21 7 1 1 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 2 6 5 4 12 10 6 10 6 10
SORN 1 7 2 4 4 2 5 3 1 11
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 5 5 5 8 10 8 5 5 6 8
SORN 0 3 3 6 2 3 2 0 2 3
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 2 1 0 0 1 6 2 2 2 3
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 4 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 704 245
1984 0 1
1983 0 0
1982 0 1
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 0 1
1977 1 1
1976 5 7
1975 21 21
1974 9 4
1973 7 2
1972 30 23
1971 11 8
1970 10 11
1969 6 1
1968 10 3
1967 6 5
1966 10 2
1965 12 4
1964 4 4
1963 5 2
1962 6 7
1961 2 1
1960 8 3
1959 6 2
1958 5 0
1957 5 2
1956 8 3
1955 10 2
1954 8 6
1953 5 3
1952 5 3
1951 5 0
1950 3 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 0 0
1939 0 0
1938 4 0
1937 3 0
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 1 0

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 0 127
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 35
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 19 44 38 24 21 5 1 0 2 2
SORN 17 34 40 21 21 8 0 1 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 53 45 41 41 39 39 33 46 34 25
SORN 6 11 9 15 11 10 11 20 19 22
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 11 6 12 12 11 33 28 27 35 32
SORN 1 2 4 2 3 17 9 6 3 8
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 1 0 2 8 10 4 10 8
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 3 2 2 7 5 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 127 35
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 0 0
1988 2 0
1987 0 2
1986 1 0
1985 1 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 1
1981 0 0
1980 2 0
1979 2 0
1978 0 1
1977 1 0
1976 5 8
1975 21 21
1974 24 21
1973 38 40
1972 44 34
1971 19 17
1970 25 22
1969 34 19
1968 46 20
1967 33 11
1966 39 10
1965 39 11
1964 41 15
1963 41 9
1962 45 11
1961 53 6
1960 32 8
1959 35 3
1958 27 6
1957 28 9
1956 33 17
1955 11 3
1954 12 2
1953 12 4
1952 6 2
1951 11 1
1950 8 3
1949 10 0
1948 4 1
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 5 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 1 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
1 0 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 4 4 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 1
Year Registrations
2019 1
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 2018 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
1100cc to 1199cc 3
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
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 3
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