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 5.9k 688 699 726 748
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 223 252 286 292
2013 4.2k 4.2k 4.3k 4.4k 157 159 178 204
2012 3.7k 3.9k 4.0k 4.1k 160 166 170 164
2011 3.2k 3.4k 3.5k 3.6k 152 144 141 148
2010 2.9k 3.0k 3.1k 3.1k 165 159 158 159
2009 2.5k 2.7k 2.8k 2.9k 152 164 157 156
2008 2.4k 2.4k 113 133
2007 2.0k 3
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 Q4 5.9k 748
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 252
2014 Q1 4.4k 223
2013 Q4 4.4k 204
2013 Q3 4.3k 178
2013 Q2 4.2k 159
2013 Q1 4.2k 157
2012 Q4 4.1k 164
2012 Q3 4.0k 170
2012 Q2 3.9k 166
2012 Q1 3.7k 160
2011 Q4 3.6k 148
2011 Q3 3.5k 141
2011 Q2 3.4k 144
2011 Q1 3.2k 152
2010 Q4 3.1k 159
2010 Q3 3.1k 158
2010 Q2 3.0k 159
2010 Q1 2.9k 165
2009 Q4 2.9k 156
2009 Q3 2.8k 157
2009 Q2 2.7k 164
2009 Q1 2.5k 152
2008 Q4 2.4k 133
2008 Q3 2.4k 113
2007 Q4 2.0k 3
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 2019 ?
Licensed 374 457 374 313 305 372 524 326 430 387
SORN 36 52 39 30 37 43 60 32 15 30
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 97 125 167 173 133 169 216 327 324 292
SORN 28 48 27 42 33 36 49 34 24 21
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 2 3 3 8 5 12 16
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 3 7 12
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 387 30
2019 430 15
2018 326 32
2017 524 60
2016 372 43
2015 305 37
2014 313 30
2013 374 39
2012 457 52
2011 374 36
2010 292 21
2009 324 24
2008 327 34
2007 216 49
2006 169 36
2005 133 33
2004 173 42
2003 167 27
2002 125 48
2001 97 28
2000 16 12
1999 12 7
1998 5 3
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 2019 ?
Licensed 363 445 371 311 299 366 517 326 431 573
SORN 36 47 36 30 35 41 60 31 16 100
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 93 121 152 160 122 154 194 313 319 291
SORN 23 45 26 38 31 30 40 32 22 21
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 7
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
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 573 100
2019 431 16
2018 326 31
2017 517 60
2016 366 41
2015 299 35
2014 311 30
2013 371 36
2012 445 47
2011 363 36
2010 291 21
2009 319 22
2008 313 32
2007 194 40
2006 154 30
2005 122 31
2004 160 38
2003 152 26
2002 121 45
2001 93 23
2000 7 5
1999 4 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
244 344 386 391 363 400 461 659 687 522 626 764 571 421 435 501 622 386 473
Year Registrations
2019 473
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 2019 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

No data available