Manufacturer MCC

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
2021 4.5k 4.3k 4.1k 3.5k 3.5k 3.5k
2020 5.3k 5.0k 4.9k 4.7k 3.5k 3.5k 3.5k 3.5k
2019 6.3k 6.1k 5.8k 5.6k 3.1k 3.2k 3.3k 3.3k
2018 7.3k 7.1k 6.8k 6.6k 3.0k 3.0k 3.1k 3.1k
2017 8.4k 8.2k 7.9k 7.6k 2.6k 2.7k 2.8k 2.9k
2016 9.6k 9.3k 9.0k 8.7k 2.1k 2.3k 2.4k 2.5k
2015 11k 10k 10k 9.9k 1.6k 1.7k 1.8k 2.0k
2014 12k 12k 12k 11k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k 1.5k
2013 13k 12k 12k 12k 902 930 957 1.1k
2012 13k 13k 13k 13k 862 890 882 900
2011 14k 14k 14k 13k 779 785 805 833
2010 15k 15k 14k 14k 566 661 694 742
2009 16k 15k 15k 15k 543 540 501 563
2008 16k 16k 454 492
2007 16k 420
2006 17k
2005 17k
2004 17k
2003 16k
2002 13k
2001 5.9k
2000 1.3k
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 4.1k 3.5k
2021 Q2 4.3k 3.5k
2021 Q1 4.5k 3.5k
2020 Q4 4.7k 3.5k
2020 Q3 4.9k 3.5k
2020 Q2 5.0k 3.5k
2020 Q1 5.3k 3.5k
2019 Q4 5.6k 3.3k
2019 Q3 5.8k 3.3k
2019 Q2 6.1k 3.2k
2019 Q1 6.3k 3.1k
2018 Q4 6.6k 3.1k
2018 Q3 6.8k 3.1k
2018 Q2 7.1k 3.0k
2018 Q1 7.3k 3.0k
2017 Q4 7.6k 2.9k
2017 Q3 7.9k 2.8k
2017 Q2 8.2k 2.7k
2017 Q1 8.4k 2.6k
2016 Q4 8.7k 2.5k
2016 Q3 9.0k 2.4k
2016 Q2 9.3k 2.3k
2016 Q1 9.6k 2.1k
2015 Q4 9.9k 2.0k
2015 Q3 10k 1.8k
2015 Q2 10k 1.7k
2015 Q1 11k 1.6k
2014 Q4 11k 1.5k
2014 Q3 12k 1.3k
2014 Q2 12k 1.2k
2014 Q1 12k 1.2k
2013 Q4 12k 1.1k
2013 Q3 12k 957
2013 Q2 12k 930
2013 Q1 13k 902
2012 Q4 13k 900
2012 Q3 13k 882
2012 Q2 13k 890
2012 Q1 13k 862
2011 Q4 13k 833
2011 Q3 14k 805
2011 Q2 14k 785
2011 Q1 14k 779
2010 Q4 14k 742
2010 Q3 14k 694
2010 Q2 15k 661
2010 Q1 15k 566
2009 Q4 15k 563
2009 Q3 15k 501
2009 Q2 15k 540
2009 Q1 16k 543
2008 Q4 16k 492
2008 Q3 16k 454
2007 Q4 16k 420
2006 Q4 17k
2005 Q4 17k
2004 Q4 17k
2003 Q4 16k
2002 Q4 13k
2001 Q4 5.9k
2000 Q4 1.3k
1999 Q4 0
1998 Q4 0
1997 Q4 0
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Licensed 530 2.2k 1.5k 102 120 71 2
SORN 832 1.4k 760 78 87 49 1
1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 11 109
SORN 1 41 283
Year Licensed SORN
2007 2 1
2006 71 49
2005 120 87
2004 102 78
2003 1.5k 760
2002 2.2k 1.4k
2001 530 832
2000 109 283
1999 11 41
1998 0 1

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

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 ?
Licensed 515 2.2k 1.5k 101 118 70 2 77
SORN 836 1.4k 762 78 84 48 0 156
1999 2000
Licensed 0 80
SORN 2 206
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 77 156
2007 2 0
2006 70 48
2005 118 84
2004 101 78
2003 1.5k 762
2002 2.2k 1.4k
2001 515 836
2000 80 206
1999 0 2

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 2020 2021
5.0k 7.3k 4.3k 239 280 161 9 4 2 7 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Year Registrations
2021 0
2020 0
2019 0
2018 0
2017 0
2016 1
2015 0
2014 1
2013 2
2012 2
2011 0
2010 7
2009 2
2008 4
2007 9
2006 161
2005 280
2004 239
2003 4.3k
2002 7.3k
2001 5.0k

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2020 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 1 2
up to 499cc 3 2
500cc to 749cc 4.6k 4 3 3.5k 3 3
750cc to 999cc 1 38 2 51
1100cc to 1199cc 1
1600cc to 1699cc 1
1800cc to 1899cc 1
5750cc to 5999cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol
Diesel
Other 1 2
up to 499cc Petrol 3 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 4.6k 3.5k
Diesel 4 3
Other 3 3
750cc to 999cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel 38 51
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other