Manufacturer PUCH

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 1.1k 1.6k
2019 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.1k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k
2018 873 995 1.1k 1.0k 1.6k 1.5k 1.5k 1.6k
2017 883 899 908 875 1.4k 1.5k 1.5k 1.6k
2016 896 899 905 897 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k
2015 917 905 918 893 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k
2014 895 906 974 929 850 864 1.0k 1.1k
2013 922 928 913 905 641 676 693 847
2012 903 918 919 911 600 614 679 701
2011 907 909 919 905 569 578 626 677
2010 907 926 917 892 505 518 573 618
2009 882 914 912 914 494 508 543 555
2008 888 876 530 555
2007 870 530
2006 888
2005 998
2004 1.0k
2003 1.0k
2002 1.1k
2001 1.2k
2000 1.4k
1999 1.6k
1998 1.8k
1997 2.1k
1996 2.6k
1995 3.0k
1994 3.7k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q1 1.1k 1.6k
2019 Q4 1.1k 1.6k
2019 Q3 1.1k 1.6k
2019 Q2 1.1k 1.6k
2019 Q1 1.1k 1.6k
2018 Q4 1.0k 1.6k
2018 Q3 1.1k 1.5k
2018 Q2 995 1.5k
2018 Q1 873 1.6k
2017 Q4 875 1.6k
2017 Q3 908 1.5k
2017 Q2 899 1.5k
2017 Q1 883 1.4k
2016 Q4 897 1.4k
2016 Q3 905 1.3k
2016 Q2 899 1.3k
2016 Q1 896 1.3k
2015 Q4 893 1.2k
2015 Q3 918 1.2k
2015 Q2 905 1.2k
2015 Q1 917 1.1k
2014 Q4 929 1.1k
2014 Q3 974 1.0k
2014 Q2 906 864
2014 Q1 895 850
2013 Q4 905 847
2013 Q3 913 693
2013 Q2 928 676
2013 Q1 922 641
2012 Q4 911 701
2012 Q3 919 679
2012 Q2 918 614
2012 Q1 903 600
2011 Q4 905 677
2011 Q3 919 626
2011 Q2 909 578
2011 Q1 907 569
2010 Q4 892 618
2010 Q3 917 573
2010 Q2 926 518
2010 Q1 907 505
2009 Q4 914 555
2009 Q3 912 543
2009 Q2 914 508
2009 Q1 882 494
2008 Q4 876 555
2008 Q3 888 530
2007 Q4 870 530
2006 Q4 888
2005 Q4 998
2004 Q4 1.0k
2003 Q4 1.0k
2002 Q4 1.1k
2001 Q4 1.2k
2000 Q4 1.4k
1999 Q4 1.6k
1998 Q4 1.8k
1997 Q4 2.1k
1996 Q4 2.6k
1995 Q4 3.0k
1994 Q4 3.7k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 ?
Licensed 0 2 0 0 1 540
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 350
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 1 1 2 6 3 3 4
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 19 5 13 9 9 5 6 0 0 0
SORN 114 81 55 47 40 34 16 4 1 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 35 44 34 45 67 41 35 30 41 27
SORN 20 49 36 61 91 81 74 92 163 140
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 4 4 2 2 3 2 2 7 22 25
SORN 3 2 1 2 3 1 0 6 14 18
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 11
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2 7 4
1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 540 350
2005 1 1
2004 0 0
2003 0 0
2002 2 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 4
1999 1 3
1998 1 3
1997 0 6
1996 0 2
1995 0 1
1994 0 1
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 1
1989 0 1
1988 0 4
1987 6 16
1986 5 34
1985 9 40
1984 9 47
1983 13 55
1982 5 81
1981 19 114
1980 27 140
1979 41 163
1978 30 92
1977 35 74
1976 41 81
1975 67 91
1974 45 61
1973 34 36
1972 44 49
1971 35 20
1970 25 18
1969 22 14
1968 7 6
1967 2 0
1966 2 1
1965 3 3
1964 2 2
1963 2 1
1962 4 2
1961 4 3
1960 11 4
1959 4 7
1958 0 2
1957 2 2
1956 0 2
1955 1 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 1
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 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 ?
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 227
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 201
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 3 2 3
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 18 5 12 8 6 5 5 0 0 0
SORN 104 71 46 42 35 32 15 4 1 1
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 72 107 121 78 65 38 33 25 44 26
SORN 50 95 116 112 90 74 67 87 149 124
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 11 3 7 8 2 1 0 6 53 82
SORN 5 4 3 2 0 2 2 5 17 54
1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 9 13
SORN 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 227 201
2018 0 1
2017 0 0
2016 1 0
2015 0 0
2014 0 0
2013 0 0
2012 0 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 0 0
2005 1 2
2004 1 0
2003 0 0
2002 1 0
2001 0 1
2000 0 3
1999 0 2
1998 2 3
1997 0 6
1996 0 1
1995 0 1
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 0
1991 0 0
1990 0 1
1989 0 1
1988 0 4
1987 5 15
1986 5 32
1985 6 35
1984 8 42
1983 12 46
1982 5 71
1981 18 104
1980 26 124
1979 44 149
1978 25 87
1977 33 67
1976 38 74
1975 65 90
1974 78 112
1973 121 116
1972 107 95
1971 72 50
1970 82 54
1969 53 17
1968 6 5
1967 0 2
1966 1 2
1965 2 0
1964 8 2
1963 7 3
1962 3 4
1961 11 5
1960 13 0
1959 9 6
1958 1 1
1957 1 1
1956 1 2
1955 1 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 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
22 22 3 12 12 5 6 7 6 4 2 9 10 9 10 10 9 10 15
Year Registrations
2019 15
2018 10
2017 9
2016 10
2015 10
2014 9
2013 10
2012 9
2011 2
2010 4
2009 6
2008 7
2007 6
2006 5
2005 12
2004 12
2003 3
2002 22
2001 22

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
500cc to 749cc 1
2700cc to 2799cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
500cc to 749cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other