Manufacturer MERLO

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 5.8k 5.9k 5.9k 688 699 726
2018 5.6k 5.6k 5.7k 5.7k 632 657 674 682
2017 5.2k 5.4k 5.5k 5.6k 478 556 576 604
2016 4.9k 5.0k 5.1k 5.1k 389 393 426 449
2015 4.6k 4.7k 4.8k 4.9k 323 343 355 370
2014 4.4k 4.5k 4.7k 4.6k 252 260 286 292
2013 4.2k 4.2k 4.3k 4.4k 157 179 204 223
2012 3.7k 3.9k 4.0k 4.1k 166 170 166 156
2011 3.2k 3.4k 3.5k 3.6k 144 141 148 159
2010 2.9k 3.0k 3.1k 3.1k 159 158 157 153
2009 2.5k 2.7k 2.8k 2.9k 164 157 157 166
2008 2.4k 2.4k 131 153
2007 2.0k 115
2006 1.7k
2005 1.4k
2004 1.2k
2003 874
2002 551
2001 263
2000 29
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q3 5.9k 726
2019 Q2 5.9k 699
2019 Q1 5.8k 688
2018 Q4 5.7k 682
2018 Q3 5.7k 674
2018 Q2 5.6k 657
2018 Q1 5.6k 632
2017 Q4 5.6k 604
2017 Q3 5.5k 576
2017 Q2 5.4k 556
2017 Q1 5.2k 478
2016 Q4 5.1k 449
2016 Q3 5.1k 426
2016 Q2 5.0k 393
2016 Q1 4.9k 389
2015 Q4 4.9k 370
2015 Q3 4.8k 355
2015 Q2 4.7k 343
2015 Q1 4.6k 323
2014 Q4 4.6k 292
2014 Q3 4.7k 286
2014 Q2 4.5k 260
2014 Q1 4.4k 252
2013 Q4 4.4k 223
2013 Q3 4.3k 204
2013 Q2 4.2k 179
2013 Q1 4.2k 157
2012 Q4 4.1k 156
2012 Q3 4.0k 166
2012 Q2 3.9k 170
2012 Q1 3.7k 166
2011 Q4 3.6k 159
2011 Q3 3.5k 148
2011 Q2 3.4k 141
2011 Q1 3.2k 144
2010 Q4 3.1k 153
2010 Q3 3.1k 157
2010 Q2 3.0k 158
2010 Q1 2.9k 159
2009 Q4 2.9k 166
2009 Q3 2.8k 157
2009 Q2 2.7k 157
2009 Q1 2.5k 164
2008 Q4 2.4k 153
2008 Q3 2.4k 131
2007 Q4 2.0k 115
2006 Q4 1.7k
2005 Q4 1.4k
2004 Q4 1.2k
2003 Q4 874
2002 Q4 551
2001 Q4 263
2000 Q4 29
1999 Q4 0
1998 Q4 0
1997 Q4 0
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 397 477 411 333 310 411 558 343 390
SORN 30 47 30 25 49 40 55 0 48
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 98 132 173 173 134 174 224 336 328 296
SORN 24 41 24 40 33 37 47 33 32 19
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 2 3 3 8 6 11 18
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 2 7 9
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 390 48
2018 343 0
2017 558 55
2016 411 40
2015 310 49
2014 333 25
2013 411 30
2012 477 47
2011 397 30
2010 296 19
2009 328 32
2008 336 33
2007 224 47
2006 174 37
2005 134 33
2004 173 40
2003 173 24
2002 132 41
2001 98 24
2000 18 9
1999 11 7
1998 6 2
1997 8 6
1996 3 2
1995 3 1
1994 2 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 1

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

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 386 464 406 332 306 404 554 343 581
SORN 30 42 28 25 47 39 55 21 85
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 95 127 157 161 125 159 203 320 321 294
SORN 19 39 24 37 31 31 39 31 30 20
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 6
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 581 85
2018 343 21
2017 554 55
2016 404 39
2015 306 47
2014 332 25
2013 406 28
2012 464 42
2011 386 30
2010 294 20
2009 321 30
2008 320 31
2007 203 39
2006 159 31
2005 125 31
2004 161 37
2003 157 24
2002 127 39
2001 95 19
2000 6 6
1999 3 2
1998 1 0
1997 0 0
1996 1 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 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
244 344 386 391 363 400 461 659 687 522 626 764 571 421 435 501 622 386 367
Year Registrations
2019 367
2018 386
2017 622
2016 501
2015 435
2014 421
2013 571
2012 764
2011 626
2010 522
2009 687
2008 659
2007 461
2006 400
2005 363
2004 391
2003 386
2002 344
2001 244

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2018 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

No data available