Manufacturer PGO

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
2019 293 288 290 911 892 900
2018 345 353 339 308 883 871 882 911
2017 410 429 427 365 838 844 847 880
2016 527 506 495 442 795 785 794 832
2015 610 620 621 577 722 706 716 761
2014 746 763 766 674 642 609 649 702
2013 814 829 827 773 581 578 483 630
2012 945 952 933 851 544 541 479 564
2011 1.0k 1.0k 1.0k 997 491 481 454 524
2010 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.0k 444 393 393 481
2009 1.1k 1.2k 1.1k 1.0k 381 352 364 425
2008 1.3k 1.2k 278 382
2007 1.2k 276
2006 970
2005 683
2004 674
2003 760
2002 809
2001 798
2000 664
1999 365
1998 170
1997 110
1996 74
1995 1
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2019 Q3 290 900
2019 Q2 288 892
2019 Q1 293 911
2018 Q4 308 911
2018 Q3 339 882
2018 Q2 353 871
2018 Q1 345 883
2017 Q4 365 880
2017 Q3 427 847
2017 Q2 429 844
2017 Q1 410 838
2016 Q4 442 832
2016 Q3 495 794
2016 Q2 506 785
2016 Q1 527 795
2015 Q4 577 761
2015 Q3 621 716
2015 Q2 620 706
2015 Q1 610 722
2014 Q4 674 702
2014 Q3 766 649
2014 Q2 763 609
2014 Q1 746 642
2013 Q4 773 630
2013 Q3 827 483
2013 Q2 829 578
2013 Q1 814 581
2012 Q4 851 564
2012 Q3 933 479
2012 Q2 952 541
2012 Q1 945 544
2011 Q4 997 524
2011 Q3 1.0k 454
2011 Q2 1.0k 481
2011 Q1 1.0k 491
2010 Q4 1.0k 481
2010 Q3 1.1k 393
2010 Q2 1.1k 393
2010 Q1 1.0k 444
2009 Q4 1.0k 425
2009 Q3 1.1k 364
2009 Q2 1.2k 352
2009 Q1 1.1k 381
2008 Q4 1.2k 382
2008 Q3 1.3k 278
2007 Q4 1.2k 276
2006 Q4 970
2005 Q4 683
2004 Q4 674
2003 Q4 760
2002 Q4 809
2001 Q4 798
2000 Q4 664
1999 Q4 365
1998 Q4 170
1997 Q4 110
1996 Q4 74
1995 Q4 1
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ?
Licensed 36 15 22 10 6 2 1 2
SORN 35 16 14 3 1 1 0 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 2 3 2 2 7 53 47 42 18 28
SORN 36 19 21 12 51 247 183 107 43 50
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5
SORN 0 0 0 0 3 2 10 4 14 37
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 2 1
2017 1 0
2016 2 1
2015 6 1
2014 10 3
2013 22 14
2012 15 16
2011 36 35
2010 28 50
2009 18 43
2008 42 107
2007 47 183
2006 53 247
2005 7 51
2004 2 12
2003 2 21
2002 3 19
2001 2 36
2000 5 37
1999 3 14
1998 1 4
1997 0 10
1996 1 2
1995 0 3
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 0
1987 0 0
1986 0 0
1985 0 0
1984 0 0
1983 0 0
1982 0 0
1981 0 0
1980 0 0
1979 0 0
1978 0 0
1977 0 0
1976 0 0
1975 0 0
1974 0 0
1973 0 0
1972 0 0
1971 0 0
1970 0 0
1969 0 0
1968 0 0
1967 0 0
1966 0 0
1965 0 0
1964 0 1

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 ?
Licensed 36 15 22 9 6 2 1 6
SORN 35 16 14 3 1 1 0 11
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 2 3 2 1 7 53 46 41 18 28
SORN 36 18 21 12 50 245 180 106 43 50
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 1 0 1 3 5
SORN 3 2 9 4 14 37
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 6 11
2017 1 0
2016 2 1
2015 6 1
2014 9 3
2013 22 14
2012 15 16
2011 36 35
2010 28 50
2009 18 43
2008 41 106
2007 46 180
2006 53 245
2005 7 50
2004 1 12
2003 2 21
2002 3 18
2001 2 36
2000 5 37
1999 3 14
1998 1 4
1997 0 9
1996 1 2
1995 0 3

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
281 162 116 48 124 441 427 238 108 142 123 55 54 16 10 6 3 1 0
Year Registrations
2019 0
2018 1
2017 3
2016 6
2015 10
2014 16
2013 54
2012 55
2011 123
2010 142
2009 108
2008 238
2007 427
2006 441
2005 124
2004 48
2003 116
2002 162
2001 281

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2018 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 6
1500cc to 1599cc 1
1900cc to 1999cc 6 1
2900cc to 2999cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 6
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 6 1
Diesel
Other
2900cc to 2999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other