Manufacturer CPI

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 Q3. Includes Northern Ireland from 2014 Q4.

Licensed SORN
Quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 511 466 435 1.6k 1.6k 1.7k
2017 777 706 643 570 1.5k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k
2016 1.1k 952 890 828 1.3k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k
2015 1.3k 1.3k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k
2014 1.4k 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 892 906 951 1.1k
2013 1.5k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 764 754 730 884
2012 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k 1.5k 696 696 707 760
2011 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 1.4k 659 638 702 714
2010 1.9k 1.8k 1.7k 1.6k 540 551 590 645
2009 2.1k 2.1k 2.0k 2.0k 412 421 451 515
2008 2.1k 2.1k 314 350
2007 1.7k 228
2006 1.2k
2005 769
2004 395
2003 237
2002 25
2001 0
2000 0
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2018 Q3 435 1.7k
2018 Q2 466 1.6k
2018 Q1 511 1.6k
2017 Q4 570 1.6k
2017 Q3 643 1.6k
2017 Q2 706 1.6k
2017 Q1 777 1.5k
2016 Q4 828 1.4k
2016 Q3 890 1.4k
2016 Q2 952 1.4k
2016 Q1 1.1k 1.3k
2015 Q4 1.1k 1.3k
2015 Q3 1.2k 1.2k
2015 Q2 1.3k 1.2k
2015 Q1 1.3k 1.1k
2014 Q4 1.4k 1.1k
2014 Q3 1.5k 951
2014 Q2 1.5k 906
2014 Q1 1.4k 892
2013 Q4 1.4k 884
2013 Q3 1.4k 730
2013 Q2 1.4k 754
2013 Q1 1.5k 764
2012 Q4 1.5k 760
2012 Q3 1.5k 707
2012 Q2 1.4k 696
2012 Q1 1.4k 696
2011 Q4 1.4k 714
2011 Q3 1.4k 702
2011 Q2 1.5k 638
2011 Q1 1.5k 659
2010 Q4 1.6k 645
2010 Q3 1.7k 590
2010 Q2 1.8k 551
2010 Q1 1.9k 540
2009 Q4 2.0k 515
2009 Q3 2.0k 451
2009 Q2 2.1k 421
2009 Q1 2.1k 412
2008 Q4 2.1k 350
2008 Q3 2.1k 314
2007 Q4 1.7k 228
2006 Q4 1.2k
2005 Q4 769
2004 Q4 395
2003 Q4 237
2002 Q4 25
2001 Q4 0
2000 Q4 0
1999 Q4 0
1998 Q4 0
1997 Q4 0
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ?
Licensed 16 125 94 124 41 14 1 0
SORN 41 218 113 141 24 9 0 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 3 1 8 16 26 64 28 9
SORN 4 1 22 35 108 191 233 302 135 32
1999 2000
Licensed 0 0
SORN 1 3
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 0 1
2017 1 0
2016 14 9
2015 41 24
2014 124 141
2013 94 113
2012 125 218
2011 16 41
2010 9 32
2009 28 135
2008 64 302
2007 26 233
2006 16 191
2005 8 108
2004 1 35
2003 3 22
2002 0 1
2001 0 4
2000 0 3
1999 0 1

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 ?
Licensed 16 125 94 124 40 15 1 1
SORN 41 218 111 142 24 9 0 6
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 3 1 8 16 26 63 28 9
SORN 4 1 22 35 108 190 232 301 134 32
1999 2000
Licensed 0 0
SORN 1 3
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1 6
2017 1 0
2016 15 9
2015 40 24
2014 124 142
2013 94 111
2012 125 218
2011 16 41
2010 9 32
2009 28 134
2008 63 301
2007 26 232
2006 16 190
2005 8 108
2004 1 35
2003 3 22
2002 0 1
2001 0 4
2000 0 3
1999 0 1

Vehicles registered for the first time, annually

Covers United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland to 2014. Includes Northern Ireland from 2015. Updated 2018 Q3.

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
0 2 216 217 485 691 751 852 319 72 121 513 317 366 84 60 2 1
Year Registrations
2018 1
2017 2
2016 60
2015 84
2014 366
2013 317
2012 513
2011 121
2010 72
2009 319
2008 852
2007 751
2006 691
2005 485
2004 217
2003 216
2002 2
2001 0

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2017 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
up to 499cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other