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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 6.6k 6.9k 7.2k 2.0k 1.9k 2.0k
2019 6.1k 6.2k 6.3k 6.5k 1.6k 1.7k 1.8k 1.9k
2018 5.5k 5.7k 5.8k 5.9k 1.4k 1.4k 1.5k 1.6k
2017 5.0k 5.2k 5.3k 5.3k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k
2016 4.2k 4.5k 4.7k 4.8k 816 863 908 990
2015 3.5k 3.7k 3.9k 4.1k 582 634 688 764
2014 3.0k 3.2k 3.4k 3.4k 456 454 474 542
2013 2.5k 2.7k 2.8k 2.9k 321 336 344 426
2012 2.1k 2.2k 2.3k 2.4k 290 279 279 309
2011 1.6k 1.7k 1.8k 1.9k 267 263 276 280
2010 1.2k 1.3k 1.4k 1.5k 215 200 210 222
2009 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 151 163 169 205
2008 1.0k 1.0k 110 130
2007 871 106
2006 712
2005 532
2004 203
2003 40
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q3 7.2k 2.0k
2020 Q2 6.9k 1.9k
2020 Q1 6.6k 2.0k
2019 Q4 6.5k 1.9k
2019 Q3 6.3k 1.8k
2019 Q2 6.2k 1.7k
2019 Q1 6.1k 1.6k
2018 Q4 5.9k 1.6k
2018 Q3 5.8k 1.5k
2018 Q2 5.7k 1.4k
2018 Q1 5.5k 1.4k
2017 Q4 5.3k 1.3k
2017 Q3 5.3k 1.2k
2017 Q2 5.2k 1.2k
2017 Q1 5.0k 1.1k
2016 Q4 4.8k 990
2016 Q3 4.7k 908
2016 Q2 4.5k 863
2016 Q1 4.2k 816
2015 Q4 4.1k 764
2015 Q3 3.9k 688
2015 Q2 3.7k 634
2015 Q1 3.5k 582
2014 Q4 3.4k 542
2014 Q3 3.4k 474
2014 Q2 3.2k 454
2014 Q1 3.0k 456
2013 Q4 2.9k 426
2013 Q3 2.8k 344
2013 Q2 2.7k 336
2013 Q1 2.5k 321
2012 Q4 2.4k 309
2012 Q3 2.3k 279
2012 Q2 2.2k 279
2012 Q1 2.1k 290
2011 Q4 1.9k 280
2011 Q3 1.8k 276
2011 Q2 1.7k 263
2011 Q1 1.6k 267
2010 Q4 1.5k 222
2010 Q3 1.4k 210
2010 Q2 1.3k 200
2010 Q1 1.2k 215
2009 Q4 1.2k 205
2009 Q3 1.2k 169
2009 Q2 1.1k 163
2009 Q1 1.1k 151
2008 Q4 1.0k 130
2008 Q3 1.0k 110
2007 Q4 871 106
2006 Q4 712
2005 Q4 532
2004 Q4 203
2003 Q4 40
2002 Q4 0
2001 Q4 0
2000 Q4 0
1999 Q4 0
1998 Q4 0
1997 Q4 0
1996 Q4 0
1995 Q4 0
1994 Q4 0

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 299 335 450 477 633 785 762 909 983 58
SORN 138 148 127 158 170 131 78 46 29 48
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 6 4 13 49 83 75 93 116 112 225
SORN 2 2 15 46 132 108 120 109 90 148
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 1 2
1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 58 48
2019 983 29
2018 909 46
2017 762 78
2016 785 131
2015 633 170
2014 477 158
2013 450 127
2012 335 148
2011 299 138
2010 225 148
2009 112 90
2008 116 109
2007 93 120
2006 75 108
2005 83 132
2004 49 46
2003 13 15
2002 4 2
2001 6 2
2000 0 2
1999 4 1
1998 2 3
1997 1 2
1996 0 3
1995 0 0
1994 1 0
1993 1 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 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 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 262 294 393 440 613 750 753 918 997 482
SORN 122 131 110 144 168 132 79 47 29 274
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 6 32 63 54 74 84 90 171
SORN 5 29 113 92 99 89 72 122
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 482 274
2019 997 29
2018 918 47
2017 753 79
2016 750 132
2015 613 168
2014 440 144
2013 393 110
2012 294 131
2011 262 122
2010 171 122
2009 90 72
2008 84 89
2007 74 99
2006 54 92
2005 63 113
2004 32 29
2003 6 5

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
0 0 27 151 336 333 314 310 340 405 553 658 706 716 1.1k 1.2k 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k
Year Registrations
2020 1.1k
2019 1.1k
2018 1.1k
2017 1.0k
2016 1.2k
2015 1.1k
2014 716
2013 706
2012 658
2011 553
2010 405
2009 340
2008 310
2007 314
2006 333
2005 336
2004 151
2003 27
2002 0
2001 0

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2019 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 2 7
500cc to 749cc 2 2
750cc to 999cc 2 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 2 7
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 2 2
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other