Manufacturer GAS GAS

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
2020 937 3.5k
2019 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k 982 3.3k 3.4k 3.4k 3.5k
2018 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k 993 3.0k 3.1k 3.2k 3.3k
2017 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 2.6k 2.9k 2.9k 3.0k
2016 1.2k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 2.3k 2.4k 2.5k 2.6k
2015 1.3k 1.3k 1.2k 1.2k 1.9k 2.1k 2.2k 2.3k
2014 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k 1.4k 1.6k 1.7k 1.7k 1.8k
2013 1.4k 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 1.3k 1.4k 1.3k 1.6k
2012 1.4k 1.5k 1.4k 1.4k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k 1.3k
2011 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.0k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k
2010 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k 1.4k 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k
2009 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 958 982 997 1.0k
2008 1.3k 1.3k 940 952
2007 1.3k 874
2006 1.3k
2005 1.4k
2004 1.4k
2003 1.2k
2002 992
2001 480
2000 536
1999 411
1998 305
1997 259
1996 220
1995 124
1994 65
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q1 937 3.5k
2019 Q4 982 3.5k
2019 Q3 1.0k 3.4k
2019 Q2 1.0k 3.4k
2019 Q1 1.0k 3.3k
2018 Q4 993 3.3k
2018 Q3 1.0k 3.2k
2018 Q2 1.0k 3.1k
2018 Q1 1.0k 3.0k
2017 Q4 1.1k 3.0k
2017 Q3 1.1k 2.9k
2017 Q2 1.1k 2.9k
2017 Q1 1.1k 2.6k
2016 Q4 1.1k 2.6k
2016 Q3 1.1k 2.5k
2016 Q2 1.2k 2.4k
2016 Q1 1.2k 2.3k
2015 Q4 1.2k 2.3k
2015 Q3 1.2k 2.2k
2015 Q2 1.3k 2.1k
2015 Q1 1.3k 1.9k
2014 Q4 1.4k 1.8k
2014 Q3 1.5k 1.7k
2014 Q2 1.4k 1.7k
2014 Q1 1.4k 1.6k
2013 Q4 1.4k 1.6k
2013 Q3 1.5k 1.3k
2013 Q2 1.5k 1.4k
2013 Q1 1.4k 1.3k
2012 Q4 1.4k 1.3k
2012 Q3 1.4k 1.3k
2012 Q2 1.5k 1.2k
2012 Q1 1.4k 1.2k
2011 Q4 1.4k 1.2k
2011 Q3 1.4k 1.2k
2011 Q2 1.4k 1.1k
2011 Q1 1.4k 1.0k
2010 Q4 1.4k 1.1k
2010 Q3 1.4k 1.1k
2010 Q2 1.3k 1.1k
2010 Q1 1.3k 1.0k
2009 Q4 1.3k 1.0k
2009 Q3 1.3k 997
2009 Q2 1.3k 982
2009 Q1 1.3k 958
2008 Q4 1.3k 952
2008 Q3 1.3k 940
2007 Q4 1.3k 874
2006 Q4 1.3k
2005 Q4 1.4k
2004 Q4 1.4k
2003 Q4 1.2k
2002 Q4 992
2001 Q4 480
2000 Q4 536
1999 Q4 411
1998 Q4 305
1997 Q4 259
1996 Q4 220
1995 Q4 124
1994 Q4 65

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 30 41 46 48 42 29 62 82 103 37
SORN 210 212 206 196 64 79 121 102 34 16
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 25 93 49 40 51 54 29 32 27 19
SORN 116 280 241 228 187 152 162 169 171 211
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 4 6 8 8 16
SORN 0 1 2 7 12 16 33 50 82 101
1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 37 16
2019 103 34
2018 82 102
2017 62 121
2016 29 79
2015 42 64
2014 48 196
2013 46 206
2012 41 212
2011 30 210
2010 19 211
2009 27 171
2008 32 169
2007 29 162
2006 54 152
2005 51 187
2004 40 228
2003 49 241
2002 93 280
2001 25 116
2000 16 101
1999 8 82
1998 8 50
1997 6 33
1996 4 16
1995 0 12
1994 1 7
1993 0 2
1992 0 1
1991 0 0
1990 0 1
1989 0 1
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 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 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 26 37 39 45 42 25 56 78 104 141
SORN 188 197 193 175 64 67 119 100 34 417
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 22 83 37 35 49 45 22 27 23 13
SORN 110 252 217 202 157 132 141 148 142 181
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 7 8 11
SORN 0 0 0 2 6 12 27 37 54 89
1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 141 417
2019 104 34
2018 78 100
2017 56 119
2016 25 67
2015 42 64
2014 45 175
2013 39 193
2012 37 197
2011 26 188
2010 13 181
2009 23 142
2008 27 148
2007 22 141
2006 45 132
2005 49 157
2004 35 202
2003 37 217
2002 83 252
2001 22 110
2000 11 89
1999 8 54
1998 7 37
1997 4 27
1996 2 12
1995 0 6
1994 1 2
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 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
281 676 553 447 406 316 287 303 266 329 307 322 296 290 162 150 218 233 174
Year Registrations
2019 174
2018 233
2017 218
2016 150
2015 162
2014 290
2013 296
2012 322
2011 307
2010 329
2009 266
2008 303
2007 287
2006 316
2005 406
2004 447
2003 553
2002 676
2001 281

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 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 2 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other