Manufacturer LDV

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 24k 23k 22k 21k 17k 17k 17k 18k
2017 28k 28k 26k 25k 16k 16k 16k 17k
2016 34k 33k 32k 30k 15k 15k 15k 16k
2015 40k 39k 38k 35k 13k 13k 13k 14k
2014 47k 46k 46k 42k 11k 11k 11k 12k
2013 56k 54k 52k 49k 10k 9.8k 9.4k 11k
2012 66k 64k 62k 59k 10k 9.7k 9.5k 10k
2011 78k 76k 73k 69k 10k 9.9k 9.9k 10k
2010 89k 87k 85k 81k 9.9k 9.6k 9.6k 11k
2009 97k 96k 94k 91k 10k 9.6k 9.3k 10k
2008 102k 98k 8.4k 9.6k
2007 107k 8.1k
2006 107k
2005 110k
2004 109k
2003 105k
2002 101k
2001 94k
2000 85k
1999 72k
1998 59k
1997 46k
1996 32k
1995 18k
1994 5.7k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2018 Q4 21k 18k
2018 Q3 22k 17k
2018 Q2 23k 17k
2018 Q1 24k 17k
2017 Q4 25k 17k
2017 Q3 26k 16k
2017 Q2 28k 16k
2017 Q1 28k 16k
2016 Q4 30k 16k
2016 Q3 32k 15k
2016 Q2 33k 15k
2016 Q1 34k 15k
2015 Q4 35k 14k
2015 Q3 38k 13k
2015 Q2 39k 13k
2015 Q1 40k 13k
2014 Q4 42k 12k
2014 Q3 46k 11k
2014 Q2 46k 11k
2014 Q1 47k 11k
2013 Q4 49k 11k
2013 Q3 52k 9.4k
2013 Q2 54k 9.8k
2013 Q1 56k 10k
2012 Q4 59k 10k
2012 Q3 62k 9.5k
2012 Q2 64k 9.7k
2012 Q1 66k 10k
2011 Q4 69k 10k
2011 Q3 73k 9.9k
2011 Q2 76k 9.9k
2011 Q1 78k 10k
2010 Q4 81k 11k
2010 Q3 85k 9.6k
2010 Q2 87k 9.6k
2010 Q1 89k 9.9k
2009 Q4 91k 10k
2009 Q3 94k 9.3k
2009 Q2 96k 9.6k
2009 Q1 97k 10k
2008 Q4 98k 9.6k
2008 Q3 102k 8.4k
2007 Q4 107k 8.1k
2006 Q4 107k
2005 Q4 110k
2004 Q4 109k
2003 Q4 105k
2002 Q4 101k
2001 Q4 94k
2000 Q4 85k
1999 Q4 72k
1998 Q4 59k
1997 Q4 46k
1996 Q4 32k
1995 Q4 18k
1994 Q4 5.7k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 10 1 0 1 1 247 374 471 3
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1.0k 1.3k 1.1k 1.2k 2.2k 2.7k 4.1k 2.9k 638 96
SORN 1.7k 1.7k 1.5k 1.5k 1.3k 1.1k 1.1k 690 128 15
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 0 54 165 195 433 437 463 623
SORN 3 0 1 230 550 755 1.1k 1.2k 1.3k 1.7k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1949 1950
Licensed 0 0
SORN 1 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 3 6
2018 471 0
2017 374 4
2016 247 2
2015 1 0
2014 1 0
2013 0 0
2012 1 0
2011 10 1
2010 96 15
2009 638 128
2008 2.9k 690
2007 4.1k 1.1k
2006 2.7k 1.1k
2005 2.2k 1.3k
2004 1.2k 1.5k
2003 1.1k 1.5k
2002 1.3k 1.7k
2001 1.0k 1.7k
2000 623 1.7k
1999 463 1.3k
1998 437 1.2k
1997 433 1.1k
1996 195 755
1995 165 550
1994 54 230
1993 0 1
1992 0 0
1991 1 3
1990 1 2
1989 0 0
1988 0 1
1987 1 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 0 0
1977 1 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 0
1974 0 0
1973 0 0
1972 0 0
1971 0 0
1970 0 0
1969 0 0
1968 0 0
1967 0 0
1966 0 0
1965 0 0
1964 0 0
1963 0 0
1962 0 0
1961 0 0
1960 0 0
1959 0 0
1958 0 0
1957 0 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 0 0
1949 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 14 2 0 1 2 246 373 471 768
SORN 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 2 737
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1.0k 1.2k 1.1k 1.1k 2.1k 2.6k 3.9k 2.8k 620 106
SORN 1.7k 1.6k 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 1.0k 1.1k 662 129 26
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 53 150 188 414 424 454 600
SORN 0 0 0 228 522 709 1.1k 1.1k 1.3k 1.6k
1990
Licensed 0
SORN 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 768 737
2018 471 2
2017 373 4
2016 246 2
2015 2 0
2014 1 0
2013 0 0
2012 2 1
2011 14 4
2010 106 26
2009 620 129
2008 2.8k 662
2007 3.9k 1.1k
2006 2.6k 1.0k
2005 2.1k 1.3k
2004 1.1k 1.4k
2003 1.1k 1.4k
2002 1.2k 1.6k
2001 1.0k 1.7k
2000 600 1.6k
1999 454 1.3k
1998 424 1.1k
1997 414 1.1k
1996 188 709
1995 150 522
1994 53 228
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 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
12k 9.9k 8.3k 8.1k 8.1k 7.4k 8.5k 5.2k 1.5k 532 215 30 33 45 161 309 391 478
Year Registrations
2018 478
2017 391
2016 309
2015 161
2014 45
2013 33
2012 30
2011 215
2010 532
2009 1.5k
2008 5.2k
2007 8.5k
2006 7.4k
2005 8.1k
2004 8.1k
2003 8.3k
2002 9.9k
2001 12k

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
1900cc to 1999cc 1 6
2000cc to 2099cc 1
2300cc to 2399cc 1
2400cc to 2499cc 13 20
2500cc to 2599cc 38 23
3500cc to 3599cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol
Diesel 1 6
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol
Diesel 13 20
Other
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol
Diesel 38 23
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other