Manufacturer MCW

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 44 52 44 41 318 311 317 324
2018 55 52 57 52 315 307 307 314
2017 66 70 71 56 291 296 302 312
2016 98 103 101 77 278 265 267 285
2015 107 119 121 101 264 256 255 272
2014 143 156 147 118 245 243 248 265
2013 211 220 201 152 224 199 202 249
2012 269 262 261 223 262 230 213 226
2011 373 351 338 287 306 253 251 270
2010 504 456 440 407 304 266 293 302
2009 697 624 593 537 358 321 342 320
2008 809 722 337 360
2007 944 308
2006 1.2k
2005 1.4k
2004 1.7k
2003 2.2k
2002 2.7k
2001 3.1k
2000 3.7k
1999 4.1k
1998 4.5k
1997 5.2k
1996 5.4k
1995 5.6k
1994 5.7k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q4 41 324
2019 Q3 44 317
2019 Q2 52 311
2019 Q1 44 318
2018 Q4 52 314
2018 Q3 57 307
2018 Q2 52 307
2018 Q1 55 315
2017 Q4 56 312
2017 Q3 71 302
2017 Q2 70 296
2017 Q1 66 291
2016 Q4 77 285
2016 Q3 101 267
2016 Q2 103 265
2016 Q1 98 278
2015 Q4 101 272
2015 Q3 121 255
2015 Q2 119 256
2015 Q1 107 264
2014 Q4 118 265
2014 Q3 147 248
2014 Q2 156 243
2014 Q1 143 245
2013 Q4 152 249
2013 Q3 201 202
2013 Q2 220 199
2013 Q1 211 224
2012 Q4 223 226
2012 Q3 261 213
2012 Q2 262 230
2012 Q1 269 262
2011 Q4 287 270
2011 Q3 338 251
2011 Q2 351 253
2011 Q1 373 306
2010 Q4 407 302
2010 Q3 440 293
2010 Q2 456 266
2010 Q1 504 304
2009 Q4 537 320
2009 Q3 593 342
2009 Q2 624 321
2009 Q1 697 358
2008 Q4 722 360
2008 Q3 809 337
2007 Q4 944 308
2006 Q4 1.2k
2005 Q4 1.4k
2004 Q4 1.7k
2003 Q4 2.2k
2002 Q4 2.7k
2001 Q4 3.1k
2000 Q4 3.7k
1999 Q4 4.1k
1998 Q4 4.5k
1997 Q4 5.2k
1996 Q4 5.4k
1995 Q4 5.6k
1994 Q4 5.7k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 ?
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
SORN 0 3 2 2 0 1 2 0 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 2 4 9 2 6 0 2 2 0
SORN 26 28 38 41 42 21 18 32 20 0
1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 1 2 0 0 3 2 1
SORN 1 0 3 2 3 12 24
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 0 2
2008 1 0
2007 1 2
2006 0 1
2005 0 0
2004 0 2
2003 0 2
2002 1 3
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 1
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 2 20
1988 2 32
1987 0 18
1986 6 21
1985 2 42
1984 9 41
1983 4 38
1982 2 28
1981 2 26
1980 1 24
1979 2 12
1978 3 3
1977 0 2
1976 0 3
1975 2 0
1974 1 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 2008 ?
Licensed 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
SORN 0 3 2 2 0 1 2 0 8
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 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 2 2 4 9 2 6 0 2 2 0
SORN 26 28 33 41 42 21 16 32 20 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 2 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 3 12 24
1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 0 8
2008 1 0
2007 1 2
2006 0 1
2005 0 0
2004 0 2
2003 0 2
2002 1 3
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 2 20
1988 2 32
1987 0 16
1986 6 21
1985 2 42
1984 9 41
1983 4 33
1982 2 28
1981 2 26
1980 1 24
1979 2 12
1978 3 3
1977 0 3
1976 0 3
1975 2 1
1974 1 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 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
1 7 6 4 2 6 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Registrations
2019 0
2018 0
2017 0
2016 0
2015 0
2014 0
2013 0
2012 0
2011 0
2010 0
2009 0
2008 4
2007 9
2006 6
2005 2
2004 4
2003 6
2002 7
2001 1

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

No data available