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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 418 426 434 134 131 135
2020 410 405 422 386 130 123 127 132
2019 407 414 416 405 118 115 119 125
2018 382 406 411 373 115 112 113 121
2017 368 375 381 348 106 108 111 122
2016 364 372 376 334 106 101 101 114
2015 353 356 362 329 96 98 100 106
2014 331 336 366 322 82 79 87 96
2013 338 347 333 301 76 62 66 89
2012 330 344 342 303 82 69 63 79
2011 349 356 356 306 81 67 62 86
2010 365 367 368 326 80 64 56 73
2009 375 375 369 332 77 56 57 76
2008 383 346 59 72
2007 332 71
2006 317
2005 322
2004 347
2003 366
2002 394
2001 399
2000 392
1999 413
1998 408
1997 421
1996 422
1995 429
1994 469
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 434 135
2021 Q2 426 131
2021 Q1 418 134
2020 Q4 386 132
2020 Q3 422 127
2020 Q2 405 123
2020 Q1 410 130
2019 Q4 405 125
2019 Q3 416 119
2019 Q2 414 115
2019 Q1 407 118
2018 Q4 373 121
2018 Q3 411 113
2018 Q2 406 112
2018 Q1 382 115
2017 Q4 348 122
2017 Q3 381 111
2017 Q2 375 108
2017 Q1 368 106
2016 Q4 334 114
2016 Q3 376 101
2016 Q2 372 101
2016 Q1 364 106
2015 Q4 329 106
2015 Q3 362 100
2015 Q2 356 98
2015 Q1 353 96
2014 Q4 322 96
2014 Q3 366 87
2014 Q2 336 79
2014 Q1 331 82
2013 Q4 301 89
2013 Q3 333 66
2013 Q2 347 62
2013 Q1 338 76
2012 Q4 303 79
2012 Q3 342 63
2012 Q2 344 69
2012 Q1 330 82
2011 Q4 306 86
2011 Q3 356 62
2011 Q2 356 67
2011 Q1 349 81
2010 Q4 326 73
2010 Q3 368 56
2010 Q2 367 64
2010 Q1 365 80
2009 Q4 332 76
2009 Q3 369 57
2009 Q2 375 56
2009 Q1 375 77
2008 Q4 346 72
2008 Q3 383 59
2007 Q4 332 71
2006 Q4 317
2005 Q4 322
2004 Q4 347
2003 Q4 366
2002 Q4 394
2001 Q4 399
2000 Q4 392
1999 Q4 413
1998 Q4 408
1997 Q4 421
1996 Q4 422
1995 Q4 429
1994 Q4 469

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ?
Licensed 0 4 4 1 1 1 1 96
SORN 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 12
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 1 4 2 1 1 1 3 9 3 5
SORN 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
SORN 1 3 3 0 3 3 2 0 4 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 4 1 0 2 0 1 0 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 4 8 2 4 1 6 6 3 2 0
SORN 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 4 2
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 2 7 9 17 3 6 17 20 15 10
SORN 0 0 5 4 5 0 4 10 3 1
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 9 2 1 6 8 10 10 2 4 2
SORN 4 1 0 0 2 1 6 4 0 4
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 8 10
SORN 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 3
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 96 12
2017 1 0
2016 1 0
2015 1 0
2014 1 1
2013 4 0
2012 4 0
2011 0 3
2010 5 2
2009 3 0
2008 9 2
2007 3 0
2006 1 0
2005 1 2
2004 1 0
2003 2 0
2002 4 1
2001 1 0
2000 1 0
1999 1 4
1998 3 0
1997 1 2
1996 1 3
1995 1 3
1994 1 0
1993 0 3
1992 1 3
1991 2 1
1990 0 1
1989 0 0
1988 0 1
1987 0 0
1986 1 2
1985 2 0
1984 1 1
1983 1 4
1982 2 0
1981 0 0
1980 0 2
1979 2 4
1978 3 3
1977 6 2
1976 6 0
1975 1 0
1974 4 1
1973 2 0
1972 8 3
1971 4 2
1970 10 1
1969 15 3
1968 20 10
1967 17 4
1966 6 0
1965 3 5
1964 17 4
1963 9 5
1962 7 0
1961 2 0
1960 2 4
1959 4 0
1958 2 4
1957 10 6
1956 10 1
1955 8 2
1954 6 0
1953 1 0
1952 2 1
1951 9 4
1950 10 0
1949 8 2
1948 2 0
1947 1 2
1946 2 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 2 3
1940 3 1
1939 2 2
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 1 0
1935 0 0
1934 1 0
1933 0 0
1932 1 0

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Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ?
Licensed 0 4 4 1 1 1 1 258
SORN 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 102
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 8 2 5
SORN 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
SORN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 6 1 6 2 0 11 13 6 1
SORN 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 1 1 3 5 6 0 10 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 1 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 258 102
2017 1 0
2016 1 0
2015 1 0
2014 1 1
2013 4 0
2012 4 0
2011 0 3
2010 5 2
2009 2 0
2008 8 2
2007 3 0
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 2 0
2002 2 2
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 1 2
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 1 0
1995 0 0
1994 1 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 2
1985 0 0
1984 0 1
1983 2 0
1982 1 0
1981 1 0
1980 1 0
1979 1 1
1978 0 1
1977 1 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 0
1974 0 0
1973 0 1
1972 2 1
1971 5 0
1970 1 0
1969 6 2
1968 13 1
1967 11 1
1966 0 0
1965 2 0
1964 6 1
1963 1 0
1962 6 1
1961 0 1
1960 1 0
1959 10 1
1958 0 1
1957 6 2
1956 5 0
1955 3 0
1954 1 0
1953 1 0
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 1 0
1947 1 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 1 0
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 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
49 36 38 36 41 32 48 41 24 24 21 17 17 19 28 21 29 27 25 22 14
Year Registrations
2021 14
2020 22
2019 25
2018 27
2017 29
2016 21
2015 28
2014 19
2013 17
2012 17
2011 21
2010 24
2009 24
2008 41
2007 48
2006 32
2005 41
2004 36
2003 38
2002 36
2001 49

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
up to 499cc 1
1600cc to 1699cc 2 2
1800cc to 1899cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 2
2000cc to 2099cc 2 2
2300cc to 2399cc 1 1
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2600cc to 2699cc 2
2700cc to 2799cc 2
2800cc to 2899cc 4
2900cc to 2999cc 1
3000cc to 3099cc 2 3
3200cc to 3299cc 2
3500cc to 3599cc 1
3600cc to 3699cc 1
3700cc to 3799cc 1
3800cc to 3899cc 3 5
3900cc to 3999cc 4 4
4000cc to 4249cc 20 7
4250cc to 4499cc 7
4500cc to 4749cc 36 1 18
4750cc to 4999cc 21 12
5000cc to 5249cc 33 10
5250cc to 5499cc 4 1
5500cc to 5749cc 29 4
5750cc to 5999cc 20 7
6000cc to 6249cc 2 2
6250cc to 6499cc 11 11
6500cc to 6749cc 11 7
6750cc to 6999cc 1
7000cc to 7499cc 13 3
7500cc to 7999cc 2 2
9500cc to 9999cc 1
10000cc and over 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 4
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 2 3
Diesel
Other
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 3 5
Diesel
Other
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 4 4
Diesel
Other
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 20 7
Diesel
Other
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 7
Diesel
Other
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 36 18
Diesel
Other 1
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 21 12
Diesel
Other
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 33 10
Diesel
Other
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 4 1
Diesel
Other
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 29 4
Diesel
Other
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 20 7
Diesel
Other
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 11 11
Diesel
Other
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 11 7
Diesel
Other
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 13 3
Diesel
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 1
Diesel
Other