Manufacturer NSU

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 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 879 890 911
2020 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k 888 886 882 873
2019 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 841 846 851 871
2018 1.3k 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 868 832 828 834
2017 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 783 813 833 852
2016 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 709 714 746 768
2015 1.4k 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 579 602 664 704
2014 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k 1.4k 373 366 538 567
2013 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 311 301 295 372
2012 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k 325 328 320 340
2011 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 288 297 309 326
2010 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 264 277 288 296
2009 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 267 258 277 293
2008 1.3k 1.3k 283 292
2007 1.3k 266
2006 1.3k
2005 1.3k
2004 1.3k
2003 1.3k
2002 1.3k
2001 1.4k
2000 1.4k
1999 1.4k
1998 1.4k
1997 1.5k
1996 1.6k
1995 1.5k
1994 1.6k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 1.5k 911
2021 Q2 1.5k 890
2021 Q1 1.5k 879
2020 Q4 1.5k 873
2020 Q3 1.4k 882
2020 Q2 1.4k 886
2020 Q1 1.4k 888
2019 Q4 1.4k 871
2019 Q3 1.4k 851
2019 Q2 1.4k 846
2019 Q1 1.4k 841
2018 Q4 1.4k 834
2018 Q3 1.4k 828
2018 Q2 1.4k 832
2018 Q1 1.3k 868
2017 Q4 1.3k 852
2017 Q3 1.3k 833
2017 Q2 1.3k 813
2017 Q1 1.3k 783
2016 Q4 1.3k 768
2016 Q3 1.3k 746
2016 Q2 1.3k 714
2016 Q1 1.3k 709
2015 Q4 1.3k 704
2015 Q3 1.4k 664
2015 Q2 1.4k 602
2015 Q1 1.4k 579
2014 Q4 1.4k 567
2014 Q3 1.4k 538
2014 Q2 1.3k 366
2014 Q1 1.3k 373
2013 Q4 1.3k 372
2013 Q3 1.3k 295
2013 Q2 1.3k 301
2013 Q1 1.3k 311
2012 Q4 1.3k 340
2012 Q3 1.2k 320
2012 Q2 1.2k 328
2012 Q1 1.2k 325
2011 Q4 1.2k 326
2011 Q3 1.2k 309
2011 Q2 1.2k 297
2011 Q1 1.2k 288
2010 Q4 1.2k 296
2010 Q3 1.2k 288
2010 Q2 1.2k 277
2010 Q1 1.2k 264
2009 Q4 1.3k 293
2009 Q3 1.3k 277
2009 Q2 1.3k 258
2009 Q1 1.3k 267
2008 Q4 1.3k 292
2008 Q3 1.3k 283
2007 Q4 1.3k 266
2006 Q4 1.3k
2005 Q4 1.3k
2004 Q4 1.3k
2003 Q4 1.3k
2002 Q4 1.3k
2001 Q4 1.4k
2000 Q4 1.4k
1999 Q4 1.4k
1998 Q4 1.4k
1997 Q4 1.5k
1996 Q4 1.6k
1995 Q4 1.5k
1994 Q4 1.6k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 871
SORN 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 311
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 13 1 9 6 9 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 5 4 3 2 5 2 0 1 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 51 36 47 48 27 14 3 5 4 3
SORN 34 56 62 35 26 14 5 2 2 1
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 4 1 8 55 33 60 38 49 49
SORN 0 2 3 5 46 35 49 37 55 54
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
SORN 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 3 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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
1909 1910
Licensed 2 0
SORN 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 871 311
2007 0 1
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 1
2003 0 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 2
2000 0 0
1999 1 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 1
1990 0 0
1989 1 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 1 0
1985 0 0
1984 1 1
1983 0 1
1982 0 0
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 0 1
1977 0 0
1976 1 2
1975 9 5
1974 6 2
1973 9 3
1972 1 4
1971 13 5
1970 3 1
1969 4 2
1968 5 2
1967 3 5
1966 14 14
1965 27 26
1964 48 35
1963 47 62
1962 36 56
1961 51 34
1960 49 54
1959 49 55
1958 38 37
1957 60 49
1956 33 35
1955 55 46
1954 8 5
1953 1 3
1952 4 2
1951 0 0
1950 2 1
1949 1 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 1 0
1944 1 0
1943 3 2
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 2
1939 3 0
1938 2 0
1937 0 1
1936 1 1
1935 2 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 0 1
1931 0 0
1930 1 1
1929 1 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 0
1923 0 1
1922 0 0
1921 0 0
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 2 0

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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 463
SORN 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 1 317
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 20 17 13 7 10 1 0 1 3 3
SORN 14 8 10 13 6 1 1 1 0 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 69 77 77 96 59 35 14 12 5 12
SORN 31 45 65 49 32 14 8 2 6 5
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 2 0 1 1 72 68 88 57 94 77
SORN 0 0 0 2 33 36 28 18 63 41
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 463 317
2018 0 1
2017 0 0
2016 0 0
2015 1 0
2014 0 4
2013 0 3
2012 0 3
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 1 2
2003 1 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 2
2000 0 0
1999 3 0
1998 0 0
1997 0 0
1996 1 1
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 1 0
1990 0 3
1989 0 3
1988 0 0
1987 1 0
1986 2 1
1985 0 0
1984 1 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 0
1980 3 1
1979 3 0
1978 1 1
1977 0 1
1976 1 1
1975 10 6
1974 7 13
1973 13 10
1972 17 8
1971 20 14
1970 12 5
1969 5 6
1968 12 2
1967 14 8
1966 35 14
1965 59 32
1964 96 49
1963 77 65
1962 77 45
1961 69 31
1960 77 41
1959 94 63
1958 57 18
1957 88 28
1956 68 36
1955 72 33
1954 1 2
1953 1 0
1952 0 0
1951 2 0
1950 1 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 0
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 0 0
1935 0 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 0 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 0 0
1926 0 0
1925 0 0
1924 0 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 0 0
1914 0 0
1913 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
13 18 5 11 11 14 10 12 9 11 8 13 15 27 16 12 13 21 22 24 20
Year Registrations
2021 20
2020 24
2019 22
2018 21
2017 13
2016 12
2015 16
2014 27
2013 15
2012 13
2011 8
2010 11
2009 9
2008 12
2007 10
2006 14
2005 11
2004 11
2003 5
2002 18
2001 13

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 3 1
500cc to 749cc 53 22
750cc to 999cc 23 15
1000cc to 1099cc 2
1100cc to 1199cc 11 11
1200cc to 1299cc 5 1
1300cc to 1399cc 1
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1800cc to 1899cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 44 31
2000cc to 2099cc 3 1
2100cc to 2199cc 1
10000cc and over 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 53 22
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 23 15
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 11 11
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 5 1
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 44 31
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 2
Diesel
Other