Manufacturer MBK

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 268 253 232 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k
2017 324 307 287 276 998 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k
2016 422 381 368 348 965 978 977 991
2015 555 525 474 456 898 918 944 950
2014 749 678 651 611 790 787 787 854
2013 915 855 803 760 702 709 714 804
2012 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 978 738 726 717 738
2011 1.3k 1.2k 1.2k 1.1k 779 756 786 817
2010 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 1.4k 826 814 794 804
2009 1.9k 1.7k 1.6k 1.6k 896 879 886 889
2008 2.0k 2.0k 931 931
2007 2.3k 956
2006 2.9k
2005 3.6k
2004 4.3k
2003 4.4k
2002 3.6k
2001 2.7k
2000 1.6k
1999 1.4k
1998 841
1997 53
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2018 Q3 232 1.0k
2018 Q2 253 1.0k
2018 Q1 268 1.0k
2017 Q4 276 1.0k
2017 Q3 287 1.0k
2017 Q2 307 1.0k
2017 Q1 324 998
2016 Q4 348 991
2016 Q3 368 977
2016 Q2 381 978
2016 Q1 422 965
2015 Q4 456 950
2015 Q3 474 944
2015 Q2 525 918
2015 Q1 555 898
2014 Q4 611 854
2014 Q3 651 787
2014 Q2 678 787
2014 Q1 749 790
2013 Q4 760 804
2013 Q3 803 714
2013 Q2 855 709
2013 Q1 915 702
2012 Q4 978 738
2012 Q3 1.0k 717
2012 Q2 1.1k 726
2012 Q1 1.1k 738
2011 Q4 1.1k 817
2011 Q3 1.2k 786
2011 Q2 1.2k 756
2011 Q1 1.3k 779
2010 Q4 1.4k 804
2010 Q3 1.4k 794
2010 Q2 1.5k 814
2010 Q1 1.5k 826
2009 Q4 1.6k 889
2009 Q3 1.6k 886
2009 Q2 1.7k 879
2009 Q1 1.9k 896
2008 Q4 2.0k 931
2008 Q3 2.0k 931
2007 Q4 2.3k 956
2006 Q4 2.9k
2005 Q4 3.6k
2004 Q4 4.3k
2003 Q4 4.4k
2002 Q4 3.6k
2001 Q4 2.7k
2000 Q4 1.6k
1999 Q4 1.4k
1998 Q4 841
1997 Q4 53
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 ?
Licensed 0 1
SORN 1 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 36 56 61 51 19 7 0 1 1 1
SORN 176 233 248 132 22 10 5 1 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 17 16 5
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 72 81 56
1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 1 0 0
SORN 2 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1 1
2011 0 1
2010 1 0
2009 1 0
2008 1 1
2007 0 5
2006 7 10
2005 19 22
2004 51 132
2003 61 248
2002 56 233
2001 36 176
2000 5 56
1999 16 81
1998 17 72
1997 1 6
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 1
1992 1 0
1991 1 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 1 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 2

This table records the year of registration, not the actual age of the vehicle. More info.
Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 ?
Licensed 0 18
SORN 1 27
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 35 54 60 50 18 5 0 0 0 0
SORN 172 227 246 129 22 10 3 1 0 0
1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 15 15 5
SORN 5 70 81 53
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 18 27
2011 0 1
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 1
2007 0 3
2006 5 10
2005 18 22
2004 50 129
2003 60 246
2002 54 227
2001 35 172
2000 5 53
1999 15 81
1998 15 70
1997 1 5

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
1.4k 1.5k 1.5k 654 94 36 11 4 3 4 6 5 2 6 4 4 2 1
Year Registrations
2018 1
2017 2
2016 4
2015 4
2014 6
2013 2
2012 5
2011 6
2010 4
2009 3
2008 4
2007 11
2006 36
2005 94
2004 654
2003 1.5k
2002 1.5k
2001 1.4k

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

No data available