Manufacturer NUFFIELD

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 2.6k 2.6k 2.6k 1.0k 1.0k 1.1k
2020 2.5k 2.5k 2.6k 2.6k 967 974 983 997
2019 2.5k 2.6k 2.6k 2.5k 898 913 939 961
2018 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 846 858 874 895
2017 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 757 794 808 833
2016 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 659 691 718 748
2015 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 2.5k 566 590 611 637
2014 2.4k 2.4k 2.5k 2.5k 489 512 536 558
2013 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 358 370 409 479
2012 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 339 337 384 386
2011 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 2.4k 276 288 363 366
2010 2.3k 2.4k 2.3k 2.4k 267 263 323 311
2009 2.3k 2.3k 2.3k 2.3k 249 252 304 301
2008 2.3k 2.3k 277 279
2007 2.3k 264
2006 2.3k
2005 2.3k
2004 2.2k
2003 2.1k
2002 2.1k
2001 2.0k
2000 2.0k
1999 1.9k
1998 1.9k
1997 1.8k
1996 1.9k
1995 1.8k
1994 2.0k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 2.6k 1.1k
2021 Q2 2.6k 1.0k
2021 Q1 2.6k 1.0k
2020 Q4 2.6k 997
2020 Q3 2.6k 983
2020 Q2 2.5k 974
2020 Q1 2.5k 967
2019 Q4 2.5k 961
2019 Q3 2.6k 939
2019 Q2 2.6k 913
2019 Q1 2.5k 898
2018 Q4 2.5k 895
2018 Q3 2.5k 874
2018 Q2 2.5k 858
2018 Q1 2.5k 846
2017 Q4 2.5k 833
2017 Q3 2.5k 808
2017 Q2 2.5k 794
2017 Q1 2.5k 757
2016 Q4 2.5k 748
2016 Q3 2.5k 718
2016 Q2 2.5k 691
2016 Q1 2.5k 659
2015 Q4 2.5k 637
2015 Q3 2.5k 611
2015 Q2 2.5k 590
2015 Q1 2.5k 566
2014 Q4 2.5k 558
2014 Q3 2.5k 536
2014 Q2 2.4k 512
2014 Q1 2.4k 489
2013 Q4 2.4k 479
2013 Q3 2.4k 409
2013 Q2 2.4k 370
2013 Q1 2.4k 358
2012 Q4 2.4k 386
2012 Q3 2.4k 384
2012 Q2 2.4k 337
2012 Q1 2.4k 339
2011 Q4 2.4k 366
2011 Q3 2.4k 363
2011 Q2 2.4k 288
2011 Q1 2.4k 276
2010 Q4 2.4k 311
2010 Q3 2.3k 323
2010 Q2 2.4k 263
2010 Q1 2.3k 267
2009 Q4 2.3k 301
2009 Q3 2.3k 304
2009 Q2 2.3k 252
2009 Q1 2.3k 249
2008 Q4 2.3k 279
2008 Q3 2.3k 277
2007 Q4 2.3k 264
2006 Q4 2.3k
2005 Q4 2.3k
2004 Q4 2.2k
2003 Q4 2.1k
2002 Q4 2.1k
2001 Q4 2.0k
2000 Q4 2.0k
1999 Q4 1.9k
1998 Q4 1.9k
1997 Q4 1.8k
1996 Q4 1.9k
1995 Q4 1.8k
1994 Q4 2.0k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.6k
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 587
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 51 63 64 63 61 101 68 62 59 8
SORN 18 27 24 22 34 45 41 26 16 2
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 13 17 22 36 32 32 57 48 51 50
SORN 9 8 8 7 15 13 24 18 17 16
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 14 12
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 10
1940
Licensed 1
SORN 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.6k 587
2006 1 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 0 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 0
1998 1 0
1997 0 0
1996 0 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 1
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 1
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 1 0
1977 0 0
1976 1 1
1975 0 0
1974 0 1
1973 0 0
1972 0 0
1971 3 1
1970 8 2
1969 59 16
1968 62 26
1967 68 41
1966 101 45
1965 61 34
1964 63 22
1963 64 24
1962 63 27
1961 51 18
1960 50 16
1959 51 17
1958 48 18
1957 57 24
1956 32 13
1955 32 15
1954 36 7
1953 22 8
1952 17 8
1951 13 9
1950 12 10
1949 14 5
1948 4 0
1947 2 0
1946 1 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 1 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 ?
Licensed 0 1 2 1 896
SORN 0 0 0 0 364
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 1 2 5 2 0 2 0 3 0
SORN 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
SORN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 2
SORN 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 78 97 106 79 123 151 117 102 126 32
SORN 26 29 34 34 55 69 61 53 53 17
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 45 45 43 45 72 47 65 63 70 56
SORN 5 10 9 12 25 11 26 22 21 20
1949 1950
Licensed 18 57
SORN 8 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 896 364
2014 1 0
2013 2 0
2012 1 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 1
2009 3 0
2008 0 1
2007 2 0
2006 0 1
2005 2 0
2004 5 2
2003 2 1
2002 1 2
2001 0 1
2000 1 1
1999 0 1
1998 2 2
1997 1 1
1996 0 0
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 1 0
1992 0 0
1991 1 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 2 1
1986 1 0
1985 1 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 1
1982 1 1
1981 0 0
1980 2 1
1979 4 0
1978 3 1
1977 0 0
1976 0 1
1975 0 0
1974 1 0
1973 0 0
1972 1 3
1971 9 9
1970 32 17
1969 126 53
1968 102 53
1967 117 61
1966 151 69
1965 123 55
1964 79 34
1963 106 34
1962 97 29
1961 78 26
1960 56 20
1959 70 21
1958 63 22
1957 65 26
1956 47 11
1955 72 25
1954 45 12
1953 43 9
1952 45 10
1951 45 5
1950 57 1
1949 18 8

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
17 23 41 31 29 45 49 36 29 32 45 32 42 29 37 30 41 40 37 36 31
Year Registrations
2021 31
2020 36
2019 37
2018 40
2017 41
2016 30
2015 37
2014 29
2013 42
2012 32
2011 45
2010 32
2009 29
2008 36
2007 49
2006 45
2005 29
2004 31
2003 41
2002 23
2001 17

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 1
1800cc to 1899cc 1
2800cc to 2899cc 1
9500cc to 9999cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other