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
2023 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 955 969 992
2022 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 923 920 922 945
2021 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 879 890 911 918
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
2023 Q3 1.5k 992
2023 Q2 1.5k 969
2023 Q1 1.5k 955
2022 Q4 1.5k 945
2022 Q3 1.5k 922
2022 Q2 1.5k 920
2022 Q1 1.5k 923
2021 Q4 1.5k 918
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

2011 2012 ?
Licensed 0 1 867
SORN 0 0 342
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
SORN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 12 2 9 5 9 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 6 3 3 3 6 1 0 1 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 49 45 44 51 33 15 3 5 6 4
SORN 42 55 70 39 23 15 5 2 2 1
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 2 2 8 60 33 59 33 54 53
SORN 0 4 2 5 47 39 53 44 63 57
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 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 867 342
2012 1 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 1 0
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
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 1
1975 9 6
1974 5 3
1973 9 3
1972 2 3
1971 12 6
1970 4 1
1969 6 2
1968 5 2
1967 3 5
1966 15 15
1965 33 23
1964 51 39
1963 44 70
1962 45 55
1961 49 42
1960 53 57
1959 54 63
1958 33 44
1957 59 53
1956 33 39
1955 60 47
1954 8 5
1953 2 2
1952 2 4
1951 1 0
1950 3 0
1949 1 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 1 0
1944 0 0
1943 4 1
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 2
1939 3 0
1938 1 0
1937 1 0
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

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Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 492
SORN 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 1 350
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 1 0 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 23 19 12 9 10 1 0 1 3 3
SORN 11 8 10 12 7 1 1 1 0 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 67 77 73 95 63 29 13 10 7 13
SORN 35 48 73 52 30 20 11 4 5 4
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 2 0 1 1 72 65 90 56 94 77
SORN 0 0 0 2 34 41 28 22 70 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 492 350
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 0 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 7
1974 9 12
1973 12 10
1972 19 8
1971 23 11
1970 13 4
1969 7 5
1968 10 4
1967 13 11
1966 29 20
1965 63 30
1964 95 52
1963 73 73
1962 77 48
1961 67 35
1960 77 41
1959 94 70
1958 56 22
1957 90 28
1956 65 41
1955 72 34
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 2022 2023
13 18 5 11 11 14 10 12 9 11 8 13 15 27 16 12 13 21 22 24 23 15 8
Year Registrations
2023 8
2022 15
2021 23
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 2022 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 3 3 2 6 1
up to 50cc 1.1k 720 1
51cc to 125cc 21 17
up to 100cc 2 3
101cc to 200cc 1
126cc to 150cc 87 53
151cc to 200cc 29 8
201cc to 300cc 105 45 1
301cc to 400cc 5 2
401cc to 500cc 5 1
501cc to 600cc 47 26
601cc to 700cc 7 3
701cc to 800cc 1 1
801cc to 900cc 3
901cc to 1000cc 22 15
1001cc to 1100cc 2
1101cc to 1200cc 17 5
1201cc to 1300cc 7
1301cc to 1400cc 2
1401cc to 1500cc 2 1
1501cc to 1600cc 3
1701cc to 1800cc 1
1801cc to 1900cc 1
1901cc to 2000cc 48 29
2001cc to 2100cc 3 1
2101cc to 2200cc 1
2401cc to 2500cc 1
2501cc to 2600cc 1
2901cc to 3000cc 2
10901cc to 11000cc 1
15001cc and over 4
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 3 6
Diesel 3 1
Other 2
up to 50cc Petrol 1.1k 720
Diesel 1
Other
51cc to 125cc Petrol 21 17
Diesel
Other
up to 100cc Petrol 2 3
Diesel
Other
101cc to 200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
126cc to 150cc Petrol 87 53
Diesel
Other
151cc to 200cc Petrol 29 8
Diesel
Other
201cc to 300cc Petrol 105 45
Diesel 1
Other
301cc to 400cc Petrol 5 2
Diesel
Other
401cc to 500cc Petrol 5 1
Diesel
Other
501cc to 600cc Petrol 47 26
Diesel
Other
601cc to 700cc Petrol 7 3
Diesel
Other
701cc to 800cc Petrol 1 1
Diesel
Other
801cc to 900cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
901cc to 1000cc Petrol 22 15
Diesel
Other
1001cc to 1100cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1101cc to 1200cc Petrol 17 5
Diesel
Other
1201cc to 1300cc Petrol 7
Diesel
Other
1301cc to 1400cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1401cc to 1500cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
1501cc to 1600cc Petrol 3
Diesel
Other
1701cc to 1800cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
1801cc to 1900cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
1901cc to 2000cc Petrol 48 29
Diesel
Other
2001cc to 2100cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
2101cc to 2200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2401cc to 2500cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2501cc to 2600cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
2901cc to 3000cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
10901cc to 11000cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
15001cc and over Petrol 4
Diesel
Other