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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
2021 2.1M 2.1M 244k 235k
2020 2.0M 2.0M 2.1M 2.1M 237k 235k 230k 244k
2019 2.0M 2.0M 2.0M 2.0M 184k 185k 194k 212k
2018 1.9M 1.9M 1.9M 1.9M 162k 161k 168k 185k
2017 1.8M 1.8M 1.8M 1.8M 140k 142k 147k 162k
2016 1.6M 1.7M 1.7M 1.7M 122k 118k 123k 139k
2015 1.5M 1.6M 1.6M 1.6M 97k 98k 103k 116k
2014 1.4M 1.5M 1.5M 1.5M 84k 79k 84k 97k
2013 1.3M 1.4M 1.4M 1.4M 76k 70k 68k 86k
2012 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 74k 69k 67k 75k
2011 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 67k 64k 65k 73k
2010 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 61k 56k 58k 65k
2009 1.2M 1.3M 1.3M 1.3M 60k 55k 55k 59k
2008 1.2M 1.2M 51k 59k
2007 1.2M 50k
2006 1.1M
2005 1.1M
2004 1.0M
2003 950k
2002 859k
2001 775k
2000 694k
1999 625k
1998 550k
1997 490k
1996 445k
1995 409k
1994 386k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q2 2.1M 235k
2021 Q1 2.1M 244k
2020 Q4 2.1M 244k
2020 Q3 2.1M 230k
2020 Q2 2.0M 235k
2020 Q1 2.0M 237k
2019 Q4 2.0M 212k
2019 Q3 2.0M 194k
2019 Q2 2.0M 185k
2019 Q1 2.0M 184k
2018 Q4 1.9M 185k
2018 Q3 1.9M 168k
2018 Q2 1.9M 161k
2018 Q1 1.9M 162k
2017 Q4 1.8M 162k
2017 Q3 1.8M 147k
2017 Q2 1.8M 142k
2017 Q1 1.8M 140k
2016 Q4 1.7M 139k
2016 Q3 1.7M 123k
2016 Q2 1.7M 118k
2016 Q1 1.6M 122k
2015 Q4 1.6M 116k
2015 Q3 1.6M 103k
2015 Q2 1.6M 98k
2015 Q1 1.5M 97k
2014 Q4 1.5M 97k
2014 Q3 1.5M 84k
2014 Q2 1.5M 79k
2014 Q1 1.4M 84k
2013 Q4 1.4M 86k
2013 Q3 1.4M 68k
2013 Q2 1.4M 70k
2013 Q1 1.3M 76k
2012 Q4 1.3M 75k
2012 Q3 1.3M 67k
2012 Q2 1.3M 69k
2012 Q1 1.3M 74k
2011 Q4 1.3M 73k
2011 Q3 1.3M 65k
2011 Q2 1.3M 64k
2011 Q1 1.3M 67k
2010 Q4 1.3M 65k
2010 Q3 1.3M 58k
2010 Q2 1.3M 56k
2010 Q1 1.3M 61k
2009 Q4 1.3M 59k
2009 Q3 1.3M 55k
2009 Q2 1.3M 55k
2009 Q1 1.2M 60k
2008 Q4 1.2M 59k
2008 Q3 1.2M 51k
2007 Q4 1.2M 50k
2006 Q4 1.1M
2005 Q4 1.1M
2004 Q4 1.0M
2003 Q4 950k
2002 Q4 859k
2001 Q4 775k
2000 Q4 694k
1999 Q4 625k
1998 Q4 550k
1997 Q4 490k
1996 Q4 445k
1995 Q4 409k
1994 Q4 386k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

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Licensed 2.3k
SORN 1.3k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 76k 91k 116k 136k 161k 183k 198k 196k 200k 142k
SORN 6.0k 5.9k 6.3k 5.0k 3.9k 3.4k 3.7k 3.2k 4.3k 1.0k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 17k 25k 37k 45k 54k 61k 71k 70k 68k 72k
SORN 15k 16k 17k 15k 13k 11k 10k 8.6k 6.0k 5.9k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1.7k 1.9k 1.9k 2.2k 2.7k 3.0k 5.1k 7.5k 10k 12k
SORN 2.9k 3.0k 3.0k 3.6k 4.0k 4.5k 6.4k 9.1k 11k 12k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 341 458 653 765 963 732 980 1.3k 1.9k 1.8k
SORN 740 1.1k 1.4k 1.5k 1.8k 1.5k 1.8k 2.4k 3.3k 3.2k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 169 206 79 77 152 171 181 286 386 260
SORN 90 119 41 48 138 178 198 288 524 774
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 52 49 44 102 125 114 136 120 148 195
SORN 27 31 30 55 43 51 58 54 62 85
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 4 15 13 17 41 43 65 82 66 73
SORN 7 9 8 13 15 20 27 20 35 33
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 2 0 3 2 5 5 2 2
SORN 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
1900
Licensed 1
SORN 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2.3k 1.3k
2020 142k 1.0k
2019 200k 4.3k
2018 196k 3.2k
2017 198k 3.7k
2016 183k 3.4k
2015 161k 3.9k
2014 136k 5.0k
2013 116k 6.3k
2012 91k 5.9k
2011 76k 6.0k
2010 72k 5.9k
2009 68k 6.0k
2008 70k 8.6k
2007 71k 10k
2006 61k 11k
2005 54k 13k
2004 45k 15k
2003 37k 17k
2002 25k 16k
2001 17k 15k
2000 12k 12k
1999 10k 11k
1998 7.5k 9.1k
1997 5.1k 6.4k
1996 3.0k 4.5k
1995 2.7k 4.0k
1994 2.2k 3.6k
1993 1.9k 3.0k
1992 1.9k 3.0k
1991 1.7k 2.9k
1990 1.8k 3.2k
1989 1.9k 3.3k
1988 1.3k 2.4k
1987 980 1.8k
1986 732 1.5k
1985 963 1.8k
1984 765 1.5k
1983 653 1.4k
1982 458 1.1k
1981 341 740
1980 260 774
1979 386 524
1978 286 288
1977 181 198
1976 171 178
1975 152 138
1974 77 48
1973 79 41
1972 206 119
1971 169 90
1970 195 85
1969 148 62
1968 120 54
1967 136 58
1966 114 51
1965 125 43
1964 102 55
1963 44 30
1962 49 31
1961 52 27
1960 73 33
1959 66 35
1958 82 20
1957 65 27
1956 43 20
1955 41 15
1954 17 13
1953 13 8
1952 15 9
1951 4 7
1950 3 0
1949 2 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 1
1946 0 0
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 1
1942 0 0
1941 1 0
1940 2 0
1939 2 1
1938 5 0
1937 5 1
1936 2 0
1935 3 0
1934 0 2
1933 2 1
1932 0 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 1 0
1928 0 2
1927 0 1
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 1 0
1923 0 0
1922 0 0
1921 1 0
1920 0 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 1 0
1914 0 0
1913 0 0
1912 0 0
1911 0 0
1910 0 0
1909 0 0
1908 0 0
1907 0 0
1906 0 1
1905 0 0
1904 1 1
1903 2 0
1902 0 0
1901 0 0
1900 1 0

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

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Licensed 22k
SORN 15k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 76k 91k 115k 135k 161k 183k 198k 196k 200k 142k
SORN 5.9k 5.8k 6.2k 4.9k 3.9k 3.4k 3.7k 3.2k 4.3k 1.0k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 17k 24k 36k 44k 53k 59k 69k 69k 67k 70k
SORN 14k 16k 17k 14k 12k 11k 10k 8.3k 5.9k 5.8k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1.5k 1.7k 1.7k 1.9k 2.5k 2.7k 4.6k 6.8k 9.2k 12k
SORN 2.5k 2.6k 2.6k 3.2k 3.6k 4.2k 5.8k 8.2k 10k 12k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 270 370 548 661 857 604 856 1.2k 1.7k 1.6k
SORN 588 861 1.2k 1.3k 1.6k 1.3k 1.7k 2.2k 2.8k 2.8k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 187 290 185 107 107 126 119 216 293 233
SORN 131 214 166 79 109 130 152 228 405 628
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 50 38 52 132 177 138 186 188 141 178
SORN 8 10 16 46 57 58 61 59 62 59
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 2 14 20 32 32 29 37 35 71
SORN 0 0 3 5 3 3 6 8 5 12
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 0 3 0 3 3 5 5 1 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1900
Licensed 1
SORN 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 22k 15k
2020 142k 1.0k
2019 200k 4.3k
2018 196k 3.2k
2017 198k 3.7k
2016 183k 3.4k
2015 161k 3.9k
2014 135k 4.9k
2013 115k 6.2k
2012 91k 5.8k
2011 76k 5.9k
2010 70k 5.8k
2009 67k 5.9k
2008 69k 8.3k
2007 69k 10k
2006 59k 11k
2005 53k 12k
2004 44k 14k
2003 36k 17k
2002 24k 16k
2001 17k 14k
2000 12k 12k
1999 9.2k 10k
1998 6.8k 8.2k
1997 4.6k 5.8k
1996 2.7k 4.2k
1995 2.5k 3.6k
1994 1.9k 3.2k
1993 1.7k 2.6k
1992 1.7k 2.6k
1991 1.5k 2.5k
1990 1.6k 2.8k
1989 1.7k 2.8k
1988 1.2k 2.2k
1987 856 1.7k
1986 604 1.3k
1985 857 1.6k
1984 661 1.3k
1983 548 1.2k
1982 370 861
1981 270 588
1980 233 628
1979 293 405
1978 216 228
1977 119 152
1976 126 130
1975 107 109
1974 107 79
1973 185 166
1972 290 214
1971 187 131
1970 178 59
1969 141 62
1968 188 59
1967 186 61
1966 138 58
1965 177 57
1964 132 46
1963 52 16
1962 38 10
1961 50 8
1960 71 12
1959 35 5
1958 37 8
1957 29 6
1956 32 3
1955 32 3
1954 20 5
1953 14 3
1952 2 0
1951 0 0
1950 1 0
1949 0 1
1948 2 0
1947 0 1
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 0
1939 1 1
1938 5 0
1937 5 2
1936 3 0
1935 3 0
1934 0 0
1933 3 0
1932 0 0
1931 1 1
1930 1 0
1929 0 0
1928 1 0
1927 0 0
1926 1 0
1925 0 0
1924 1 0
1923 2 0
1922 0 0
1921 2 1
1920 0 0
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 0 0
1915 0 0
1914 0 0
1913 0 0
1912 0 0
1911 0 0
1910 0 0
1909 0 0
1908 0 0
1907 1 0
1906 0 0
1905 0 0
1904 0 1
1903 0 0
1902 0 0
1901 0 0
1900 1 0

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
115k 121k 131k 118k 116k 112k 115k 107k 96k 102k 108k 121k 145k 164k 189k 213k 228k 216k 219k 148k 78k
Year Registrations
2021 78k
2020 148k
2019 219k
2018 216k
2017 228k
2016 213k
2015 189k
2014 164k
2013 145k
2012 121k
2011 108k
2010 102k
2009 96k
2008 107k
2007 115k
2006 112k
2005 116k
2004 118k
2003 131k
2002 121k
2001 115k

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 2 1 3.8k 2 45
up to 499cc 28 30 13 9 1
500cc to 749cc 47 1 74
750cc to 999cc 4 1 2 5
1000cc to 1099cc 1
1100cc to 1199cc 67 120
1200cc to 1299cc 5 3 2 1
1300cc to 1399cc 78k 6 8.1k 4.0k 1 6
1400cc to 1499cc 53k 122k 696 2.3k 723 7
1500cc to 1599cc 111k 7.7k 16 3.9k 95 5
1600cc to 1699cc 10k 2.0k 6 420 1.6k
1700cc to 1799cc 101k 20k 142 14k 211 25
1800cc to 1899cc 1.0k 16 549 8 1
1900cc to 1999cc 101k 143k 15k 14k 4.0k 431
2000cc to 2099cc 2.1k 23 2 375 36 2
2100cc to 2199cc 1.8k 546k 6.3k 1.7k 24k 622
2200cc to 2299cc 14k 94 29 10k 104 40
2300cc to 2399cc 2.7k 62 12 2.0k 187 11
2400cc to 2499cc 1.5k 1.1k 3 592 2.6k 4
2500cc to 2599cc 7.5k 43 33 3.0k 78 22
2600cc to 2699cc 36 16k 28 8.0k 1
2700cc to 2799cc 4.3k 58 18 4.6k 57 41
2800cc to 2899cc 247 54 200 40
2900cc to 2999cc 29k 141k 1.1k 5.7k 13k 73
3000cc to 3099cc 109 70 1 115 173 2
3100cc to 3199cc 18k 37 151 9.9k 53 143
3200cc to 3299cc 470 10k 3 371 5.4k 3
3300cc to 3399cc 1 1 6 1
3400cc to 3499cc 15k 16 350 2.8k 14 81
3500cc to 3599cc 112 1 87 5
3600cc to 3699cc 117 2 2 188 1
3700cc to 3799cc 4.3k 79 1.2k 3 25
3800cc to 3899cc 405 2 830 1 1
3900cc to 3999cc 9.5k 1.1k 564 202 1
4000cc to 4249cc 613 9 2 927 7 7
4250cc to 4499cc 1.2k 1 21 1.1k 1 25
4500cc to 4749cc 2.9k 2 1 813 1 1
4750cc to 4999cc 8.8k 4 82 6.4k 4 65
5000cc to 5249cc 162 1 1 183 1 1
5250cc to 5499cc 11k 5 29 2.8k 11
5500cc to 5749cc 760 1 3 791 3
5750cc to 5999cc 689 1 675 2 1
6000cc to 6249cc 5.5k 1 1 1.0k 1 1
6250cc to 6499cc 76 1 57 1
6500cc to 6749cc 2 1
6750cc to 6999cc 34 64
7000cc to 7499cc 2 4
7500cc to 7999cc 1 1
8000cc to 8499cc 1 4
9000cc to 9499cc 2
9500cc to 9999cc 3 13 1
10000cc and over 11 9 11 1 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 2 2
Diesel 1
Other 3.8k 45
up to 499cc Petrol 28 13
Diesel 30 9
Other 1
500cc to 749cc Petrol 47 74
Diesel 1
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 4 2
Diesel 1 5
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 67 120
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 5 2
Diesel 3 1
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 78k 4.0k
Diesel 6 1
Other 8.1k 6
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 53k 2.3k
Diesel 122k 723
Other 696 7
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 111k 3.9k
Diesel 7.7k 95
Other 16 5
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 10k 420
Diesel 2.0k 1.6k
Other 6
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 101k 14k
Diesel 20k 211
Other 142 25
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1.0k 549
Diesel 16 8
Other 1
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 101k 14k
Diesel 143k 4.0k
Other 15k 431
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 2.1k 375
Diesel 23 36
Other 2 2
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 1.8k 1.7k
Diesel 546k 24k
Other 6.3k 622
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 14k 10k
Diesel 94 104
Other 29 40
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 2.7k 2.0k
Diesel 62 187
Other 12 11
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 1.5k 592
Diesel 1.1k 2.6k
Other 3 4
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 7.5k 3.0k
Diesel 43 78
Other 33 22
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 36 28
Diesel 16k 8.0k
Other 1
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 4.3k 4.6k
Diesel 58 57
Other 18 41
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 247 200
Diesel 54 40
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 29k 5.7k
Diesel 141k 13k
Other 1.1k 73
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 109 115
Diesel 70 173
Other 1 2
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 18k 9.9k
Diesel 37 53
Other 151 143
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 470 371
Diesel 10k 5.4k
Other 3 3
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 1 6
Diesel 1 1
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 15k 2.8k
Diesel 16 14
Other 350 81
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 112 87
Diesel 1 5
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 117 188
Diesel 2 1
Other 2
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 4.3k 1.2k
Diesel 3
Other 79 25
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 405 830
Diesel 2 1
Other 1
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 9.5k 564
Diesel 1.1k 202
Other 1
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 613 927
Diesel 9 7
Other 2 7
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 1.2k 1.1k
Diesel 1 1
Other 21 25
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 2.9k 813
Diesel 2 1
Other 1 1
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 8.8k 6.4k
Diesel 4 4
Other 82 65
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 162 183
Diesel 1 1
Other 1 1
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 11k 2.8k
Diesel 5
Other 29 11
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 760 791
Diesel 1
Other 3 3
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 689 675
Diesel 1 2
Other 1
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 5.5k 1.0k
Diesel 1 1
Other 1 1
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 76 57
Diesel 1 1
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 2
Diesel 1
Other
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 34 64
Diesel
Other
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 2 4
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 1 4
Diesel
Other
9000cc to 9499cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 3 13
Diesel 1
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 11 11
Diesel 9 1
Other 1