Manufacturer NORTON

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 11k 11k 11k 6.1k 6.1k 6.2k
2020 10k 11k 11k 11k 6.1k 6.0k 6.0k 6.2k
2019 10k 10k 11k 10k 5.8k 5.7k 5.8k 6.0k
2018 9.1k 9.9k 10k 10k 6.2k 5.7k 5.7k 5.9k
2017 9.0k 9.3k 9.3k 9.1k 5.7k 5.8k 5.9k 6.2k
2016 8.9k 9.2k 9.2k 9.0k 5.4k 5.3k 5.5k 5.7k
2015 8.7k 9.0k 9.1k 8.8k 5.0k 5.0k 5.1k 5.5k
2014 8.5k 8.9k 9.1k 8.7k 4.6k 4.5k 4.7k 5.1k
2013 8.0k 8.6k 8.8k 8.5k 4.0k 3.8k 3.7k 4.8k
2012 7.9k 8.1k 8.1k 8.0k 3.9k 3.9k 4.1k 4.6k
2011 7.9k 8.2k 8.2k 7.9k 3.6k 3.6k 3.9k 4.4k
2010 8.0k 8.3k 8.3k 8.0k 3.5k 3.5k 3.7k 4.1k
2009 8.1k 8.4k 8.4k 8.2k 3.3k 3.3k 3.5k 3.9k
2008 8.5k 8.2k 3.4k 3.8k
2007 8.3k 3.5k
2006 8.4k
2005 8.6k
2004 8.7k
2003 8.6k
2002 8.6k
2001 8.6k
2000 8.8k
1999 8.9k
1998 9.0k
1997 8.6k
1996 8.9k
1995 7.3k
1994 7.4k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 11k 6.2k
2021 Q2 11k 6.1k
2021 Q1 11k 6.1k
2020 Q4 11k 6.2k
2020 Q3 11k 6.0k
2020 Q2 11k 6.0k
2020 Q1 10k 6.1k
2019 Q4 10k 6.0k
2019 Q3 11k 5.8k
2019 Q2 10k 5.7k
2019 Q1 10k 5.8k
2018 Q4 10k 5.9k
2018 Q3 10k 5.7k
2018 Q2 9.9k 5.7k
2018 Q1 9.1k 6.2k
2017 Q4 9.1k 6.2k
2017 Q3 9.3k 5.9k
2017 Q2 9.3k 5.8k
2017 Q1 9.0k 5.7k
2016 Q4 9.0k 5.7k
2016 Q3 9.2k 5.5k
2016 Q2 9.2k 5.3k
2016 Q1 8.9k 5.4k
2015 Q4 8.8k 5.5k
2015 Q3 9.1k 5.1k
2015 Q2 9.0k 5.0k
2015 Q1 8.7k 5.0k
2014 Q4 8.7k 5.1k
2014 Q3 9.1k 4.7k
2014 Q2 8.9k 4.5k
2014 Q1 8.5k 4.6k
2013 Q4 8.5k 4.8k
2013 Q3 8.8k 3.7k
2013 Q2 8.6k 3.8k
2013 Q1 8.0k 4.0k
2012 Q4 8.0k 4.6k
2012 Q3 8.1k 4.1k
2012 Q2 8.1k 3.9k
2012 Q1 7.9k 3.9k
2011 Q4 7.9k 4.4k
2011 Q3 8.2k 3.9k
2011 Q2 8.2k 3.6k
2011 Q1 7.9k 3.6k
2010 Q4 8.0k 4.1k
2010 Q3 8.3k 3.7k
2010 Q2 8.3k 3.5k
2010 Q1 8.0k 3.5k
2009 Q4 8.2k 3.9k
2009 Q3 8.4k 3.5k
2009 Q2 8.4k 3.3k
2009 Q1 8.1k 3.3k
2008 Q4 8.2k 3.8k
2008 Q3 8.5k 3.4k
2007 Q4 8.3k 3.5k
2006 Q4 8.4k
2005 Q4 8.6k
2004 Q4 8.7k
2003 Q4 8.6k
2002 Q4 8.6k
2001 Q4 8.6k
2000 Q4 8.8k
1999 Q4 8.9k
1998 Q4 9.0k
1997 Q4 8.6k
1996 Q4 8.9k
1995 Q4 7.3k
1994 Q4 7.4k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

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Licensed 5.0k
SORN 2.3k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 15 11 9 21 26 28 23 67 52 12
SORN 35 20 30 37 62 47 37 69 53 3
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 2 3 6 0 1 2 3 0 0 19
SORN 0 4 2 0 0 7 37 3 1 45
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 6 7 6 0 2 0 0 1 8 1
SORN 22 32 9 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 0 1 5 3 6 1 10 16 8
SORN 3 0 10 17 27 11 13 50 44 59
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 162 303 191 246 350 242 171 34 7 1
SORN 107 179 107 145 242 157 109 36 9 8
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 179 151 71 74 92 77 67 75 78 79
SORN 129 103 54 89 52 43 37 61 62 56
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 75 83 71 133 170 179 229 178 269 259
SORN 38 30 49 85 92 86 119 92 159 189
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 20 20 12 10 6 41 66 67 70 68
SORN 7 7 4 1 4 21 38 29 35 31
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 13 18 15 24 29 45 41 39 41 33
SORN 5 2 13 9 5 16 26 16 24 17
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 4 3 5 12 8 16 7 23 30 22
SORN 5 2 4 8 6 13 8 12 10 5
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 1 1 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 5.0k 2.3k
2020 12 3
2019 52 53
2018 67 69
2017 23 37
2016 28 47
2015 26 62
2014 21 37
2013 9 30
2012 11 20
2011 15 35
2010 19 45
2009 0 1
2008 0 3
2007 3 37
2006 2 7
2005 1 0
2004 0 0
2003 6 2
2002 3 4
2001 2 0
2000 1 0
1999 8 0
1998 1 1
1997 0 2
1996 0 1
1995 2 0
1994 0 0
1993 6 9
1992 7 32
1991 6 22
1990 8 59
1989 16 44
1988 10 50
1987 1 13
1986 6 11
1985 3 27
1984 5 17
1983 1 10
1982 0 0
1981 2 3
1980 1 8
1979 7 9
1978 34 36
1977 171 109
1976 242 157
1975 350 242
1974 246 145
1973 191 107
1972 303 179
1971 162 107
1970 79 56
1969 78 62
1968 75 61
1967 67 37
1966 77 43
1965 92 52
1964 74 89
1963 71 54
1962 151 103
1961 179 129
1960 259 189
1959 269 159
1958 178 92
1957 229 119
1956 179 86
1955 170 92
1954 133 85
1953 71 49
1952 83 30
1951 75 38
1950 68 31
1949 70 35
1948 67 29
1947 66 38
1946 41 21
1945 6 4
1944 10 1
1943 12 4
1942 20 7
1941 20 7
1940 33 17
1939 41 24
1938 39 16
1937 41 26
1936 45 16
1935 29 5
1934 24 9
1933 15 13
1932 18 2
1931 13 5
1930 22 5
1929 30 10
1928 23 12
1927 7 8
1926 16 13
1925 8 6
1924 12 8
1923 5 4
1922 3 2
1921 4 5
1920 1 1
1919 0 0
1918 0 0
1917 0 0
1916 2 0
1915 0 1
1914 0 1
1913 0 0
1912 0 0
1911 0 0
1910 1 0
1909 0 0
1908 0 0
1907 0 0
1906 0 1
1905 0 1

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 3.4k
SORN 2.0k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 15 12 9 23 28 29 23 71 54 14
SORN 35 21 29 37 61 46 35 69 57 3
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 5 6 9 0 2 2 3 0 1 22
SORN 3 7 4 4 1 6 39 2 0 44
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 10 11 12 1 3 2 2 5 13 5
SORN 25 32 9 4 3 3 9 4 0 2
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 6 8 7 7 7 10 2 7 14 9
SORN 9 0 13 17 24 13 7 33 45 52
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 156 318 313 306 246 246 159 52 19 9
SORN 110 196 226 224 179 152 98 36 17 11
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 295 260 157 165 116 67 72 72 74 73
SORN 173 148 93 104 64 55 39 59 58 63
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 137 103 113 170 213 193 283 276 411 379
SORN 31 30 41 69 83 97 128 118 176 181
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 3 3 1 19 89 106 105 110 140
SORN 0 0 0 0 3 28 22 39 31 45
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 28 24 43 39 53 71 69 51 50 3
SORN 5 4 9 13 17 16 15 15 10 1
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 7 1 7 12 13 10 17 42 47 38
SORN 2 3 2 5 3 5 12 11 9 5
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 1 1
1909 1910
Licensed 1 0
SORN 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 3.4k 2.0k
2020 14 3
2019 54 57
2018 71 69
2017 23 35
2016 29 46
2015 28 61
2014 23 37
2013 9 29
2012 12 21
2011 15 35
2010 22 44
2009 1 0
2008 0 2
2007 3 39
2006 2 6
2005 2 1
2004 0 4
2003 9 4
2002 6 7
2001 5 3
2000 5 2
1999 13 0
1998 5 4
1997 2 9
1996 2 3
1995 3 3
1994 1 4
1993 12 9
1992 11 32
1991 10 25
1990 9 52
1989 14 45
1988 7 33
1987 2 7
1986 10 13
1985 7 24
1984 7 17
1983 7 13
1982 8 0
1981 6 9
1980 9 11
1979 19 17
1978 52 36
1977 159 98
1976 246 152
1975 246 179
1974 306 224
1973 313 226
1972 318 196
1971 156 110
1970 73 63
1969 74 58
1968 72 59
1967 72 39
1966 67 55
1965 116 64
1964 165 104
1963 157 93
1962 260 148
1961 295 173
1960 379 181
1959 411 176
1958 276 118
1957 283 128
1956 193 97
1955 213 83
1954 170 69
1953 113 41
1952 103 30
1951 137 31
1950 140 45
1949 110 31
1948 105 39
1947 106 22
1946 89 28
1945 19 3
1944 1 0
1943 3 0
1942 3 0
1941 1 0
1940 3 1
1939 50 10
1938 51 15
1937 69 15
1936 71 16
1935 53 17
1934 39 13
1933 43 9
1932 24 4
1931 28 5
1930 38 5
1929 47 9
1928 42 11
1927 17 12
1926 10 5
1925 13 3
1924 12 5
1923 7 2
1922 1 3
1921 7 2
1920 0 1
1919 0 1
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 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
102 114 141 128 113 146 216 95 88 192 169 178 196 227 251 241 255 351 345 208 186
Year Registrations
2021 186
2020 208
2019 345
2018 351
2017 255
2016 241
2015 251
2014 227
2013 196
2012 178
2011 169
2010 192
2009 88
2008 95
2007 216
2006 146
2005 113
2004 128
2003 141
2002 114
2001 102

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 2
500cc to 749cc 3 2
750cc to 999cc 1 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 3 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other