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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 1.3k 1.2k 1.2k 3.4k 3.3k 3.3k
2019 1.7k 1.5k 1.5k 1.4k 3.2k 3.2k 3.3k 3.3k
2018 2.3k 2.1k 1.9k 1.8k 3.0k 3.1k 3.2k 3.2k
2017 3.3k 3.0k 2.8k 2.5k 2.7k 2.8k 2.9k 2.9k
2016 4.5k 4.2k 3.8k 3.6k 2.1k 2.2k 2.4k 2.6k
2015 5.6k 5.5k 5.2k 4.9k 1.3k 1.5k 1.7k 1.9k
2014 4.9k 5.2k 5.7k 5.7k 671 742 859 1.1k
2013 3.8k 4.1k 4.5k 4.7k 377 428 469 580
2012 2.4k 2.9k 3.3k 3.6k 125 155 210 279
2011 1.1k 1.5k 1.8k 2.1k 27 38 61 95
2010 323 488 702 841 0 0 10 19
2009 0 0 108 218 0 0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q3 1.2k 3.3k
2020 Q2 1.2k 3.3k
2020 Q1 1.3k 3.4k
2019 Q4 1.4k 3.3k
2019 Q3 1.5k 3.3k
2019 Q2 1.5k 3.2k
2019 Q1 1.7k 3.2k
2018 Q4 1.8k 3.2k
2018 Q3 1.9k 3.2k
2018 Q2 2.1k 3.1k
2018 Q1 2.3k 3.0k
2017 Q4 2.5k 2.9k
2017 Q3 2.8k 2.9k
2017 Q2 3.0k 2.8k
2017 Q1 3.3k 2.7k
2016 Q4 3.6k 2.6k
2016 Q3 3.8k 2.4k
2016 Q2 4.2k 2.2k
2016 Q1 4.5k 2.1k
2015 Q4 4.9k 1.9k
2015 Q3 5.2k 1.7k
2015 Q2 5.5k 1.5k
2015 Q1 5.6k 1.3k
2014 Q4 5.7k 1.1k
2014 Q3 5.7k 859
2014 Q2 5.2k 742
2014 Q1 4.9k 671
2013 Q4 4.7k 580
2013 Q3 4.5k 469
2013 Q2 4.1k 428
2013 Q1 3.8k 377
2012 Q4 3.6k 279
2012 Q3 3.3k 210
2012 Q2 2.9k 155
2012 Q1 2.4k 125
2011 Q4 2.1k 95
2011 Q3 1.8k 61
2011 Q2 1.5k 38
2011 Q1 1.1k 27
2010 Q4 841 19
2010 Q3 702 10
2010 Q2 488 0
2010 Q1 323 0
2009 Q4 218 0
2009 Q3 108 0
2009 Q2 0 0
2009 Q1 0 0
2008 Q4 0 0
2008 Q3 0 0
2007 Q4 0 0
2006 Q4 0
2005 Q4 0
2004 Q4 0
2003 Q4 0
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 123 203 288 457 198 27 6 0 2 1
SORN 582 742 639 783 276 25 1 0 0 0
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 41
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 58 238
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1 0
2019 2 0
2018 0 0
2017 6 1
2016 27 25
2015 198 276
2014 457 783
2013 288 639
2012 203 742
2011 123 582
2010 41 238
2009 12 58
2008 0 3
2007 1 0
2006 0 0
2005 0 0
2004 0 0
2003 0 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 0
1998 0 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 0
1986 0 0
1985 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 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 123 203 288 457 198 27 6 0 2 3
SORN 582 742 639 783 276 25 1 0 0 1
2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 12 41
SORN 1 56 241
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 3 1
2019 2 0
2018 0 0
2017 6 1
2016 27 25
2015 198 276
2014 457 783
2013 288 639
2012 203 742
2011 123 582
2010 41 241
2009 12 56
2008 0 1

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 0 0 0 0 0 0 109 626 1.3k 1.9k 1.8k 2.2k 805 74 8 1 3 2
Year Registrations
2020 2
2019 3
2018 1
2017 8
2016 74
2015 805
2014 2.2k
2013 1.8k
2012 1.9k
2011 1.3k
2010 626
2009 109
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
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
1200cc to 1299cc 1
2700cc to 2799cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other