Manufacturer SIMSON

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
2022 36 48
2021 42 42 41 39 35 38 40 45
2020 35 34 37 41 35 36 34 35
2019 27 29 35 37 35 34 33 32
2018 23 25 24 27 28 28 30 33
2017 15 16 15 20 26 28 30 29
2016 14 14 15 15 19 20 22 23
2015 15 17 17 15 13 14 15 18
2014 13 13 13 13 14 14 15 15
2013 19 17 15 13 7 11 12 15
2012 10 12 17 17 12 13 11 11
2011 13 10 11 9 9 12 12 14
2010 15 15 11 11 6 8 11 13
2009 17 16 16 16 5 6 7 9
2008 17 17 5 7
2007 12 8
2006 9
2005 9
2004 9
2003 16
2002 16
2001 22
2000 35
1999 37
1998 35
1997 29
1996 29
1995 27
1994 2
Quarter Licensed SORN
2022 Q1 36 48
2021 Q4 39 45
2021 Q3 41 40
2021 Q2 42 38
2021 Q1 42 35
2020 Q4 41 35
2020 Q3 37 34
2020 Q2 34 36
2020 Q1 35 35
2019 Q4 37 32
2019 Q3 35 33
2019 Q2 29 34
2019 Q1 27 35
2018 Q4 27 33
2018 Q3 24 30
2018 Q2 25 28
2018 Q1 23 28
2017 Q4 20 29
2017 Q3 15 30
2017 Q2 16 28
2017 Q1 15 26
2016 Q4 15 23
2016 Q3 15 22
2016 Q2 14 20
2016 Q1 14 19
2015 Q4 15 18
2015 Q3 17 15
2015 Q2 17 14
2015 Q1 15 13
2014 Q4 13 15
2014 Q3 13 15
2014 Q2 13 14
2014 Q1 13 14
2013 Q4 13 15
2013 Q3 15 12
2013 Q2 17 11
2013 Q1 19 7
2012 Q4 17 11
2012 Q3 17 11
2012 Q2 12 13
2012 Q1 10 12
2011 Q4 9 14
2011 Q3 11 12
2011 Q2 10 12
2011 Q1 13 9
2010 Q4 11 13
2010 Q3 11 11
2010 Q2 15 8
2010 Q1 15 6
2009 Q4 16 9
2009 Q3 16 7
2009 Q2 16 6
2009 Q1 17 5
2008 Q4 17 7
2008 Q3 17 5
2007 Q4 12 8
2006 Q4 9
2005 Q4 9
2004 Q4 9
2003 Q4 16
2002 Q4 16
2001 Q4 22
2000 Q4 35
1999 Q4 37
1998 Q4 35
1997 Q4 29
1996 Q4 29
1995 Q4 27
1994 Q4 2

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

?
Licensed 0
SORN 1
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
SORN 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
SORN 4 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2 2 0 1 0 4 2 3 0 3
SORN 0 1 3 0 3 0 1 1 1 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
SORN 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0
1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 1 0 1 1 2 0
SORN 1 0 1 1 2 1 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 0 1
2010 0 1
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 1 1
2005 0 0
2004 2 0
2003 1 1
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 1
1998 1 0
1997 0 0
1996 0 1
1995 0 0
1994 0 0
1993 0 0
1992 0 1
1991 1 0
1990 0 0
1989 0 0
1988 0 2
1987 0 1
1986 2 0
1985 3 0
1984 0 1
1983 0 4
1982 0 1
1981 2 4
1980 3 1
1979 0 1
1978 3 1
1977 2 1
1976 4 0
1975 0 3
1974 1 0
1973 0 3
1972 2 1
1971 2 0
1970 1 0
1969 0 1
1968 1 3
1967 1 0
1966 0 0
1965 0 0
1964 0 2
1963 0 0
1962 0 1
1961 1 0
1960 0 1
1959 2 1
1958 1 2
1957 1 1
1956 0 1
1955 1 0
1954 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 ?
Licensed 0 1 0 0 33
SORN 0 0 0 1 41
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 1 0 0
SORN 1 0 0 1 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 33 41
2014 0 1
2013 0 0
2012 1 0
2011 0 0
2010 0 0
2009 0 0
2008 0 0
2007 0 0
2006 1 1
2005 0 0
2004 2 0
2003 1 0
2002 0 0
2001 0 0
2000 0 0
1999 0 1
1998 1 0
1997 0 0
1996 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 2021 2022
4 4 5 4 3 5 1 4 4 2 2 6 1 0 4 6 7 14 13 8 9 0
Year Registrations
2022 0
2021 9
2020 8
2019 13
2018 14
2017 7
2016 6
2015 4
2014 0
2013 1
2012 6
2011 2
2010 2
2009 4
2008 4
2007 1
2006 5
2005 3
2004 4
2003 5
2002 4
2001 4

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2021 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 1
up to 50cc 30 35
51cc to 125cc 1
up to 100cc 1 1
201cc to 300cc 5 5
401cc to 500cc 1
2901cc to 3000cc 1
4201cc to 4300cc 2 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol
Diesel 1
Other
up to 50cc Petrol 30 35
Diesel
Other
51cc to 125cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
up to 100cc Petrol 1
Diesel 1
Other
201cc to 300cc Petrol 5 5
Diesel
Other
401cc to 500cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2901cc to 3000cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4201cc to 4300cc Petrol
Diesel 2 1
Other