Manufacturer OTHER BRITISH

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
2020 267k 251k 271k 267k 115k 111k 112k 118k
2019 270k 275k 275k 269k 103k 102k 104k 111k
2018 266k 269k 277k 273k 99k 96k 98k 106k
2017 274k 281k 281k 273k 89k 91k 93k 101k
2016 273k 279k 281k 274k 83k 80k 82k 90k
2015 276k 281k 281k 274k 73k 72k 75k 83k
2014 273k 283k 288k 277k 67k 64k 66k 74k
2013 269k 279k 282k 274k 61k 56k 52k 70k
2012 263k 271k 274k 269k 60k 56k 56k 65k
2011 265k 275k 274k 265k 57k 53k 55k 63k
2010 264k 273k 274k 266k 54k 50k 51k 59k
2009 261k 271k 272k 266k 53k 48k 49k 56k
2008 267k 261k 46k 54k
2007 254k 49k
2006 243k
2005 249k
2004 251k
2003 247k
2002 227k
2001 202k
2000 166k
1999 146k
1998 130k
1997 121k
1996 118k
1995 107k
1994 96k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q4 267k 118k
2020 Q3 271k 112k
2020 Q2 251k 111k
2020 Q1 267k 115k
2019 Q4 269k 111k
2019 Q3 275k 104k
2019 Q2 275k 102k
2019 Q1 270k 103k
2018 Q4 273k 106k
2018 Q3 277k 98k
2018 Q2 269k 96k
2018 Q1 266k 99k
2017 Q4 273k 101k
2017 Q3 281k 93k
2017 Q2 281k 91k
2017 Q1 274k 89k
2016 Q4 274k 90k
2016 Q3 281k 82k
2016 Q2 279k 80k
2016 Q1 273k 83k
2015 Q4 274k 83k
2015 Q3 281k 75k
2015 Q2 281k 72k
2015 Q1 276k 73k
2014 Q4 277k 74k
2014 Q3 288k 66k
2014 Q2 283k 64k
2014 Q1 273k 67k
2013 Q4 274k 70k
2013 Q3 282k 52k
2013 Q2 279k 56k
2013 Q1 269k 61k
2012 Q4 269k 65k
2012 Q3 274k 56k
2012 Q2 271k 56k
2012 Q1 263k 60k
2011 Q4 265k 63k
2011 Q3 274k 55k
2011 Q2 275k 53k
2011 Q1 265k 57k
2010 Q4 266k 59k
2010 Q3 274k 51k
2010 Q2 273k 50k
2010 Q1 264k 54k
2009 Q4 266k 56k
2009 Q3 272k 49k
2009 Q2 271k 48k
2009 Q1 261k 53k
2008 Q4 261k 54k
2008 Q3 267k 46k
2007 Q4 254k 49k
2006 Q4 243k
2005 Q4 249k
2004 Q4 251k
2003 Q4 247k
2002 Q4 227k
2001 Q4 202k
2000 Q4 166k
1999 Q4 146k
1998 Q4 130k
1997 Q4 121k
1996 Q4 118k
1995 Q4 107k
1994 Q4 96k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

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Licensed 92k
SORN 22k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 4.8k 5.7k 6.4k 6.3k 6.6k 7.4k 7.7k 9.8k 12k 10k
SORN 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 1.3k 1.8k 1.7k 1.3k 911 590 214
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 4.0k 3.9k 3.2k 2.0k 2.1k 2.1k 2.6k 3.2k 3.1k 3.5k
SORN 4.2k 3.6k 3.2k 2.0k 2.1k 2.0k 2.5k 2.5k 1.8k 1.4k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1.2k 1.1k 894 1.3k 1.7k 1.6k 1.2k 1.4k 1.9k 2.8k
SORN 2.0k 2.0k 1.7k 2.7k 3.0k 2.0k 1.7k 1.9k 2.8k 3.8k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 427 404 496 479 594 510 544 562 726 941
SORN 983 911 1.1k 908 1.2k 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.4k 1.7k
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 738 786 414 394 576 523 486 615 598 377
SORN 397 479 234 280 418 400 491 602 771 1.0k
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1.3k 1.2k 1.0k 1.0k 929 895 781 731 625 652
SORN 781 592 513 549 579 515 483 368 397 364
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1.5k 1.5k 1.5k 1.7k 1.9k 1.4k 1.5k 1.4k 1.9k 1.6k
SORN 672 658 721 750 831 663 732 670 894 830
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 271 549 477 446 290 464 759 1.1k 1.1k 1.5k
SORN 107 171 143 128 126 162 323 420 462 637
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 340 493 445 692 732 746 793 698 569 238
SORN 99 144 152 209 162 241 252 245 218 95
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 232 157 208 250 256 334 358 433 567 522
SORN 90 67 73 77 90 99 121 144 185 166
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 81 119 113 127 68 39 46 47 71 112
SORN 30 37 42 59 20 11 14 21 33 43
1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 51 65 85 95 20 21 36 41 36 63
SORN 22 13 32 24 8 11 13 16 15 13
1900
Licensed 30
SORN 17
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 92k 22k
2020 10k 214
2019 12k 590
2018 9.8k 911
2017 7.7k 1.3k
2016 7.4k 1.7k
2015 6.6k 1.8k
2014 6.3k 1.3k
2013 6.4k 1.4k
2012 5.7k 1.5k
2011 4.8k 1.5k
2010 3.5k 1.4k
2009 3.1k 1.8k
2008 3.2k 2.5k
2007 2.6k 2.5k
2006 2.1k 2.0k
2005 2.1k 2.1k
2004 2.0k 2.0k
2003 3.2k 3.2k
2002 3.9k 3.6k
2001 4.0k 4.2k
2000 2.8k 3.8k
1999 1.9k 2.8k
1998 1.4k 1.9k
1997 1.2k 1.7k
1996 1.6k 2.0k
1995 1.7k 3.0k
1994 1.3k 2.7k
1993 894 1.7k
1992 1.1k 2.0k
1991 1.2k 2.0k
1990 941 1.7k
1989 726 1.4k
1988 562 1.1k
1987 544 1.1k
1986 510 1.0k
1985 594 1.2k
1984 479 908
1983 496 1.1k
1982 404 911
1981 427 983
1980 377 1.0k
1979 598 771
1978 615 602
1977 486 491
1976 523 400
1975 576 418
1974 394 280
1973 414 234
1972 786 479
1971 738 397
1970 652 364
1969 625 397
1968 731 368
1967 781 483
1966 895 515
1965 929 579
1964 1.0k 549
1963 1.0k 513
1962 1.2k 592
1961 1.3k 781
1960 1.6k 830
1959 1.9k 894
1958 1.4k 670
1957 1.5k 732
1956 1.4k 663
1955 1.9k 831
1954 1.7k 750
1953 1.5k 721
1952 1.5k 658
1951 1.5k 672
1950 1.5k 637
1949 1.1k 462
1948 1.1k 420
1947 759 323
1946 464 162
1945 290 126
1944 446 128
1943 477 143
1942 549 171
1941 271 107
1940 238 95
1939 569 218
1938 698 245
1937 793 252
1936 746 241
1935 732 162
1934 692 209
1933 445 152
1932 493 144
1931 340 99
1930 522 166
1929 567 185
1928 433 144
1927 358 121
1926 334 99
1925 256 90
1924 250 77
1923 208 73
1922 157 67
1921 232 90
1920 112 43
1919 71 33
1918 47 21
1917 46 14
1916 39 11
1915 68 20
1914 127 59
1913 113 42
1912 119 37
1911 81 30
1910 63 13
1909 36 15
1908 41 16
1907 36 13
1906 21 11
1905 20 8
1904 95 24
1903 85 32
1902 65 13
1901 51 22
1900 30 17

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 104k
SORN 44k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 4.3k 5.4k 6.1k 6.1k 6.4k 7.2k 7.5k 9.8k 12k 10k
SORN 1.4k 1.5k 1.3k 1.3k 1.7k 1.7k 1.3k 918 621 240
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 4.0k 3.6k 3.1k 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 2.2k 2.9k 2.9k 3.0k
SORN 4.5k 3.6k 3.1k 1.8k 1.8k 1.7k 2.2k 2.3k 1.7k 1.3k
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 355 441 315 601 973 835 829 975 1.3k 2.3k
SORN 598 542 543 1.5k 1.8k 1.1k 1.2k 1.5k 2.0k 3.3k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 188 272 351 351 378 331 355 400 451 431
SORN 450 516 668 756 743 628 656 747 739 665
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 677 692 546 381 358 238 263 373 340 235
SORN 361 413 364 276 269 183 283 328 433 552
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1.7k 1.1k 1.0k 969 826 689 660 615 509 664
SORN 648 434 475 400 357 318 329 290 303 297
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1.7k 1.6k 1.5k 1.6k 1.9k 1.3k 1.6k 1.4k 2.1k 1.9k
SORN 480 408 430 484 617 461 569 538 735 764
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 129 126 60 80 123 549 805 1.1k 1.3k 1.5k
SORN 23 28 15 11 41 115 191 251 275 431
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 566 711 713 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k 1.1k 788 236
SORN 132 154 172 229 221 260 308 222 187 50
1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 784 234 225 280 373 399 455 585 632 688
SORN 222 61 55 62 71 77 103 134 146 129
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920
Licensed 7 25 14 28 11 7 1 5 20 49
SORN 2 5 7 7 4 2 4 0 14 12
1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910
Licensed 2 1 31 34 8 7 2 3 8 8
SORN 1 0 6 7 1 2 2 6 1 0
1900
Licensed 1
SORN 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 104k 44k
2020 10k 240
2019 12k 621
2018 9.8k 918
2017 7.5k 1.3k
2016 7.2k 1.7k
2015 6.4k 1.7k
2014 6.1k 1.3k
2013 6.1k 1.3k
2012 5.4k 1.5k
2011 4.3k 1.4k
2010 3.0k 1.3k
2009 2.9k 1.7k
2008 2.9k 2.3k
2007 2.2k 2.2k
2006 1.7k 1.7k
2005 1.8k 1.8k
2004 1.8k 1.8k
2003 3.1k 3.1k
2002 3.6k 3.6k
2001 4.0k 4.5k
2000 2.3k 3.3k
1999 1.3k 2.0k
1998 975 1.5k
1997 829 1.2k
1996 835 1.1k
1995 973 1.8k
1994 601 1.5k
1993 315 543
1992 441 542
1991 355 598
1990 431 665
1989 451 739
1988 400 747
1987 355 656
1986 331 628
1985 378 743
1984 351 756
1983 351 668
1982 272 516
1981 188 450
1980 235 552
1979 340 433
1978 373 328
1977 263 283
1976 238 183
1975 358 269
1974 381 276
1973 546 364
1972 692 413
1971 677 361
1970 664 297
1969 509 303
1968 615 290
1967 660 329
1966 689 318
1965 826 357
1964 969 400
1963 1.0k 475
1962 1.1k 434
1961 1.7k 648
1960 1.9k 764
1959 2.1k 735
1958 1.4k 538
1957 1.6k 569
1956 1.3k 461
1955 1.9k 617
1954 1.6k 484
1953 1.5k 430
1952 1.6k 408
1951 1.7k 480
1950 1.5k 431
1949 1.3k 275
1948 1.1k 251
1947 805 191
1946 549 115
1945 123 41
1944 80 11
1943 60 15
1942 126 28
1941 129 23
1940 236 50
1939 788 187
1938 1.1k 222
1937 1.2k 308
1936 1.1k 260
1935 1.1k 221
1934 1.0k 229
1933 713 172
1932 711 154
1931 566 132
1930 688 129
1929 632 146
1928 585 134
1927 455 103
1926 399 77
1925 373 71
1924 280 62
1923 225 55
1922 234 61
1921 784 222
1920 49 12
1919 20 14
1918 5 0
1917 1 4
1916 7 2
1915 11 4
1914 28 7
1913 14 7
1912 25 5
1911 7 2
1910 8 0
1909 8 1
1908 3 6
1907 2 2
1906 7 2
1905 8 1
1904 34 7
1903 31 6
1902 1 0
1901 2 1
1900 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
44k 34k 32k 13k 10k 9.2k 24k 25k 21k 20k 22k 24k 20k 22k 20k 20k 19k 18k 18k 12k
Year Registrations
2020 12k
2019 18k
2018 18k
2017 19k
2016 20k
2015 20k
2014 22k
2013 20k
2012 24k
2011 22k
2010 20k
2009 21k
2008 25k
2007 24k
2006 9.2k
2005 10k
2004 13k
2003 32k
2002 34k
2001 44k

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
Unknown 121 6 193 36 2 261
up to 499cc 687 24 6 410 185 6
500cc to 749cc 1.5k 4 6 1.3k 15 6
750cc to 999cc 3.9k 19 5 1.9k 39 8
1000cc to 1099cc 1.0k 1 3 495 2
1100cc to 1199cc 2.3k 5 6 791 3 4
1200cc to 1299cc 2.2k 6 2 1.6k 1 1
1300cc to 1399cc 1.1k 46 3 1.0k 12
1400cc to 1499cc 2.1k 98 1 695 19 2
1500cc to 1599cc 3.2k 57 5 3.2k 21 9
1600cc to 1699cc 1.8k 39 2 2.2k 37 4
1700cc to 1799cc 2.4k 150 6 2.2k 115 3
1800cc to 1899cc 1.4k 469 2 1.3k 283 2
1900cc to 1999cc 3.8k 600 5 5.2k 353 6
2000cc to 2099cc 1.5k 39 10 2.3k 76 6
2100cc to 2199cc 696 304 386 200
2200cc to 2299cc 842 82 2 434 101 3
2300cc to 2399cc 646 12 17 344 36 6
2400cc to 2499cc 725 571 8 551 823 5
2500cc to 2599cc 596 161 1 380 407 2
2600cc to 2699cc 458 220 3 202 209 1
2700cc to 2799cc 296 45 367 53 4
2800cc to 2899cc 292 369 370 691 1
2900cc to 2999cc 1.9k 407 4 1.2k 269 5
3000cc to 3099cc 353 110 1 369 160 2
3100cc to 3199cc 497 38 3 288 52 1
3200cc to 3299cc 275 148 2 153 136
3300cc to 3399cc 481 3 6 258 1 5
3400cc to 3499cc 786 2 3 313 3 2
3500cc to 3599cc 898 4 6 1.1k 5 4
3600cc to 3699cc 498 8 1 183 3 1
3700cc to 3799cc 253 1 2 141 1
3800cc to 3899cc 143 1 107 4 2
3900cc to 3999cc 640 4 4 519 3 4
4000cc to 4249cc 555 38 1 382 21 2
4250cc to 4499cc 693 5 7 282 1 5
4500cc to 4749cc 743 5 9 501 1 9
4750cc to 4999cc 429 1 3 325 1
5000cc to 5249cc 355 3 3 388 1 2
5250cc to 5499cc 373 1 1 262 1
5500cc to 5749cc 721 3 4 727 2 6
5750cc to 5999cc 270 2 190 3
6000cc to 6249cc 336 10 3 178 24 4
6250cc to 6499cc 213 5 1 155 7
6500cc to 6749cc 103 10 63 28
6750cc to 6999cc 75 1 2 76 1 1
7000cc to 7499cc 218 4 154 1
7500cc to 7999cc 90 3 55 1
8000cc to 8499cc 25 1 22 2
8500cc to 8999cc 4 1 5 1
9000cc to 9499cc 6 6
9500cc to 9999cc 14 1 8 1
10000cc and over 71 6 32 2
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 121 36
Diesel 6 2
Other 193 261
up to 499cc Petrol 687 410
Diesel 24 185
Other 6 6
500cc to 749cc Petrol 1.5k 1.3k
Diesel 4 15
Other 6 6
750cc to 999cc Petrol 3.9k 1.9k
Diesel 19 39
Other 5 8
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 1.0k 495
Diesel 1 2
Other 3
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 2.3k 791
Diesel 5 3
Other 6 4
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 2.2k 1.6k
Diesel 6 1
Other 2 1
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 1.1k 1.0k
Diesel 46 12
Other 3
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 2.1k 695
Diesel 98 19
Other 1 2
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 3.2k 3.2k
Diesel 57 21
Other 5 9
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 1.8k 2.2k
Diesel 39 37
Other 2 4
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 2.4k 2.2k
Diesel 150 115
Other 6 3
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1.4k 1.3k
Diesel 469 283
Other 2 2
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 3.8k 5.2k
Diesel 600 353
Other 5 6
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 1.5k 2.3k
Diesel 39 76
Other 10 6
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 696 386
Diesel 304 200
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 842 434
Diesel 82 101
Other 2 3
2300cc to 2399cc Petrol 646 344
Diesel 12 36
Other 17 6
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 725 551
Diesel 571 823
Other 8 5
2500cc to 2599cc Petrol 596 380
Diesel 161 407
Other 1 2
2600cc to 2699cc Petrol 458 202
Diesel 220 209
Other 3 1
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 296 367
Diesel 45 53
Other 4
2800cc to 2899cc Petrol 292 370
Diesel 369 691
Other 1
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 1.9k 1.2k
Diesel 407 269
Other 4 5
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 353 369
Diesel 110 160
Other 1 2
3100cc to 3199cc Petrol 497 288
Diesel 38 52
Other 3 1
3200cc to 3299cc Petrol 275 153
Diesel 148 136
Other 2
3300cc to 3399cc Petrol 481 258
Diesel 3 1
Other 6 5
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 786 313
Diesel 2 3
Other 3 2
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 898 1.1k
Diesel 4 5
Other 6 4
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 498 183
Diesel 8 3
Other 1 1
3700cc to 3799cc Petrol 253 141
Diesel 1
Other 2 1
3800cc to 3899cc Petrol 143 107
Diesel 1 4
Other 2
3900cc to 3999cc Petrol 640 519
Diesel 4 3
Other 4 4
4000cc to 4249cc Petrol 555 382
Diesel 38 21
Other 1 2
4250cc to 4499cc Petrol 693 282
Diesel 5 1
Other 7 5
4500cc to 4749cc Petrol 743 501
Diesel 5 1
Other 9 9
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 429 325
Diesel 1 1
Other 3
5000cc to 5249cc Petrol 355 388
Diesel 3 1
Other 3 2
5250cc to 5499cc Petrol 373 262
Diesel 1
Other 1 1
5500cc to 5749cc Petrol 721 727
Diesel 3 2
Other 4 6
5750cc to 5999cc Petrol 270 190
Diesel 2 3
Other
6000cc to 6249cc Petrol 336 178
Diesel 10 24
Other 3 4
6250cc to 6499cc Petrol 213 155
Diesel 5 7
Other 1
6500cc to 6749cc Petrol 103 63
Diesel 10 28
Other
6750cc to 6999cc Petrol 75 76
Diesel 1 1
Other 2 1
7000cc to 7499cc Petrol 218 154
Diesel 4 1
Other
7500cc to 7999cc Petrol 90 55
Diesel 3
Other 1
8000cc to 8499cc Petrol 25 22
Diesel 1 2
Other
8500cc to 8999cc Petrol 4 5
Diesel 1 1
Other
9000cc to 9499cc Petrol 6 6
Diesel
Other
9500cc to 9999cc Petrol 14 8
Diesel 1
Other 1
10000cc and over Petrol 71 32
Diesel 6 2
Other