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
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
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 ?
Licensed 42 52 52 49 36 37 77 131 32
SORN 200 199 199 194 67 67 104 0 75
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 20 103 49 39 54 51 33 36 20 31
SORN 113 268 232 225 192 152 158 172 172 202
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 7 10 17
SORN 0 1 2 9 8 16 30 49 80 99
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 2
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 32 75
2018 131 0
2017 77 104
2016 37 67
2015 36 67
2014 49 194
2013 52 199
2012 52 199
2011 42 200
2010 31 202
2009 20 172
2008 36 172
2007 33 158
2006 51 152
2005 54 192
2004 39 225
2003 49 232
2002 103 268
2001 20 113
2000 17 99
1999 10 80
1998 7 49
1997 8 30
1996 5 16
1995 2 8
1994 0 9
1993 0 2
1992 0 1
1991 0 0
1990 0 2
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 ?
Licensed 36 46 47 46 36 32 73 130 137
SORN 179 186 186 173 67 58 104 59 398
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 18 96 40 36 51 44 27 28 14 20
SORN 106 240 210 199 162 131 138 150 145 176
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 10 7 11
SORN 0 0 0 3 5 11 26 34 53 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 137 398
2018 130 59
2017 73 104
2016 32 58
2015 36 67
2014 46 173
2013 47 186
2012 46 186
2011 36 179
2010 20 176
2009 14 145
2008 28 150
2007 27 138
2006 44 131
2005 51 162
2004 36 199
2003 40 210
2002 96 240
2001 18 106
2000 11 89
1999 7 53
1998 10 34
1997 4 26
1996 3 11
1995 1 5
1994 0 3
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
281 676 553 447 406 316 287 303 266 329 307 322 296 290 162 150 218 233
Year Registrations
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 2018 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 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other