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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 4.4k 4.4k 4.4k 4.4k 2.0k 2.0k 2.0k 2.1k
2018 4.2k 4.3k 4.4k 4.4k 2.0k 1.9k 1.9k 2.0k
2017 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 1.8k 1.9k 1.9k 2.0k
2016 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 1.6k 1.6k 1.7k 1.8k
2015 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 1.5k 1.5k 1.6k 1.6k
2014 4.1k 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k
2013 3.8k 3.9k 4.1k 4.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.4k
2012 3.7k 3.7k 3.7k 3.7k 1.2k 1.3k 1.5k 1.5k
2011 3.8k 3.8k 3.7k 3.7k 1.1k 1.2k 1.4k 1.5k
2010 3.8k 3.8k 3.8k 3.8k 1.1k 1.2k 1.3k 1.3k
2009 3.8k 3.8k 3.9k 3.9k 1.0k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k
2008 3.9k 3.8k 1.2k 1.2k
2007 3.9k 1.1k
2006 4.0k
2005 4.0k
2004 4.1k
2003 4.1k
2002 4.1k
2001 4.2k
2000 4.2k
1999 4.2k
1998 4.2k
1997 4.2k
1996 4.5k
1995 3.6k
1994 3.6k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q4 4.4k 2.1k
2019 Q3 4.4k 2.0k
2019 Q2 4.4k 2.0k
2019 Q1 4.4k 2.0k
2018 Q4 4.4k 2.0k
2018 Q3 4.4k 1.9k
2018 Q2 4.3k 1.9k
2018 Q1 4.2k 2.0k
2017 Q4 4.2k 2.0k
2017 Q3 4.2k 1.9k
2017 Q2 4.2k 1.9k
2017 Q1 4.2k 1.8k
2016 Q4 4.2k 1.8k
2016 Q3 4.2k 1.7k
2016 Q2 4.2k 1.6k
2016 Q1 4.2k 1.6k
2015 Q4 4.2k 1.6k
2015 Q3 4.2k 1.6k
2015 Q2 4.2k 1.5k
2015 Q1 4.2k 1.5k
2014 Q4 4.2k 1.5k
2014 Q3 4.2k 1.4k
2014 Q2 4.2k 1.4k
2014 Q1 4.1k 1.4k
2013 Q4 4.1k 1.4k
2013 Q3 4.1k 1.2k
2013 Q2 3.9k 1.2k
2013 Q1 3.8k 1.2k
2012 Q4 3.7k 1.5k
2012 Q3 3.7k 1.5k
2012 Q2 3.7k 1.3k
2012 Q1 3.7k 1.2k
2011 Q4 3.7k 1.5k
2011 Q3 3.7k 1.4k
2011 Q2 3.8k 1.2k
2011 Q1 3.8k 1.1k
2010 Q4 3.8k 1.3k
2010 Q3 3.8k 1.3k
2010 Q2 3.8k 1.2k
2010 Q1 3.8k 1.1k
2009 Q4 3.9k 1.2k
2009 Q3 3.9k 1.2k
2009 Q2 3.8k 1.1k
2009 Q1 3.8k 1.0k
2008 Q4 3.8k 1.2k
2008 Q3 3.9k 1.2k
2007 Q4 3.9k 1.1k
2006 Q4 4.0k
2005 Q4 4.0k
2004 Q4 4.1k
2003 Q4 4.1k
2002 Q4 4.1k
2001 Q4 4.2k
2000 Q4 4.2k
1999 Q4 4.2k
1998 Q4 4.2k
1997 Q4 4.2k
1996 Q4 4.5k
1995 Q4 3.6k
1994 Q4 3.6k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 2.4k
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 962
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 7 5 1
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 18 14 7
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 127 64 43 33 32 35 28 5 3 5
SORN 97 35 27 27 21 33 25 5 0 1
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 58 79 95 94 133 103 141 109 153 140
SORN 24 35 46 45 63 54 85 55 85 97
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 61 26 27 20 8 40 29 25 29 43
SORN 26 6 11 3 4 15 21 18 17 15
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 6 6 4 6 2 3 10 14 15 34
SORN 2 0 1 3 2 2 2 4 11 14
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 6 1 2 1 3 6 7 10 8 6
SORN 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 3 5
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.4k 962
2005 0 1
2004 0 0
2003 0 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 1 0
1993 0 0
1992 1 0
1991 0 0
1990 1 7
1989 5 14
1988 7 18
1987 7 25
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 1 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 1
1980 0 1
1979 0 0
1978 0 0
1977 1 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 1
1974 0 0
1973 0 0
1972 1 0
1971 0 0
1970 5 1
1969 3 0
1968 5 5
1967 28 25
1966 35 33
1965 32 21
1964 33 27
1963 43 27
1962 64 35
1961 127 97
1960 140 97
1959 153 85
1958 109 55
1957 141 85
1956 103 54
1955 133 63
1954 94 45
1953 95 46
1952 79 35
1951 58 24
1950 43 15
1949 29 17
1948 25 18
1947 29 21
1946 40 15
1945 8 4
1944 20 3
1943 27 11
1942 26 6
1941 61 26
1940 34 14
1939 15 11
1938 14 4
1937 10 2
1936 3 2
1935 2 2
1934 6 3
1933 4 1
1932 6 0
1931 6 2
1930 6 5
1929 8 3
1928 10 1
1927 7 0
1926 6 1
1925 3 1
1924 1 0
1923 2 1
1922 1 0
1921 6 1
1920 0 1
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 2 2
1913 0 0
1912 1 0
1911 0 0
1910 0 0
1909 1 0
1908 0 0
1907 0 0
1906 0 0
1905 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1.5k
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 782
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 1
SORN 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 5 1 2
SORN 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 3
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 4 2 1 0 3 5 7 5 4
SORN 4 1 0 0 2 0 13 20 19 10
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 9 5
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 8
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 187 102 80 61 53 32 31 14 5 8
SORN 108 64 42 33 32 24 25 4 4 5
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 85 82 141 149 210 146 195 174 301 223
SORN 19 39 59 55 88 51 87 71 122 129
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 2 1 0 8 67 49 39 35 57
SORN 1 0 0 1 0 22 13 16 20 13
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 20 12 8 10 12 7 24 27 23 2
SORN 3 1 5 2 1 2 3 8 7 2
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 13 3 3 6 9 14 7 18 18 18
SORN 5 1 2 0 1 3 1 1 2 2
1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.5k 782
2019 4 0
2018 0 0
2017 1 0
2016 0 0
2015 0 0
2014 0 0
2013 0 0
2012 0 0
2011 1 0
2010 1 0
2009 1 0
2008 1 0
2007 0 0
2006 0 2
2005 1 1
2004 2 1
2003 1 0
2002 4 1
2001 1 0
2000 2 3
1999 1 1
1998 5 0
1997 0 1
1996 0 0
1995 1 0
1994 1 2
1993 2 2
1992 1 3
1991 1 1
1990 4 10
1989 5 19
1988 7 20
1987 5 13
1986 3 0
1985 0 2
1984 1 0
1983 2 0
1982 4 1
1981 2 4
1980 5 8
1979 9 5
1978 4 1
1977 0 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 0
1974 1 0
1973 2 1
1972 2 0
1971 2 0
1970 8 5
1969 5 4
1968 14 4
1967 31 25
1966 32 24
1965 53 32
1964 61 33
1963 80 42
1962 102 64
1961 187 108
1960 223 129
1959 301 122
1958 174 71
1957 195 87
1956 146 51
1955 210 88
1954 149 55
1953 141 59
1952 82 39
1951 85 19
1950 57 13
1949 35 20
1948 39 16
1947 49 13
1946 67 22
1945 8 0
1944 0 1
1943 1 0
1942 2 0
1941 1 1
1940 2 2
1939 23 7
1938 27 8
1937 24 3
1936 7 2
1935 12 1
1934 10 2
1933 8 5
1932 12 1
1931 20 3
1930 18 2
1929 18 2
1928 18 1
1927 7 1
1926 14 3
1925 9 1
1924 6 0
1923 3 2
1922 3 1
1921 13 5
1920 0 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 0 0
1913 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
19 22 35 49 50 44 41 25 28 40 41 34 57 64 58 57 57 66 45
Year Registrations
2019 45
2018 66
2017 57
2016 57
2015 58
2014 64
2013 57
2012 34
2011 41
2010 40
2009 28
2008 25
2007 41
2006 44
2005 50
2004 49
2003 35
2002 22
2001 19

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
500cc to 749cc 1
1200cc to 1299cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
500cc to 749cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other