Manufacturer SMC

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
2021 698 737 683 2.1k 2.1k 2.2k
2020 603 718 762 676 2.2k 2.1k 2.1k 2.1k
2019 685 726 710 625 2.1k 2.1k 2.1k 2.2k
2018 754 792 772 691 2.1k 2.0k 2.1k 2.1k
2017 845 882 885 788 1.9k 2.0k 2.0k 2.1k
2016 924 977 992 880 1.8k 1.8k 1.8k 1.9k
2015 950 1.1k 1.1k 987 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k 1.8k
2014 1.0k 1.2k 1.2k 1.0k 1.5k 1.4k 1.5k 1.6k
2013 1.1k 1.2k 1.3k 1.0k 1.3k 1.3k 1.1k 1.5k
2012 1.3k 1.4k 1.3k 1.2k 1.3k 1.2k 1.1k 1.3k
2011 1.3k 1.5k 1.5k 1.3k 1.3k 1.2k 1.1k 1.3k
2010 1.3k 1.6k 1.6k 1.3k 1.3k 1.1k 1.0k 1.2k
2009 1.4k 1.7k 1.7k 1.4k 1.2k 1.1k 1.0k 1.2k
2008 1.9k 1.5k 930 1.2k
2007 1.7k 989
2006 1.8k
2005 2.0k
2004 1.4k
2003 510
2002 28
2001 0
2000 0
1999 0
1998 0
1997 0
1996 0
1995 0
1994 0
Quarter Licensed SORN
2021 Q3 683 2.2k
2021 Q2 737 2.1k
2021 Q1 698 2.1k
2020 Q4 676 2.1k
2020 Q3 762 2.1k
2020 Q2 718 2.1k
2020 Q1 603 2.2k
2019 Q4 625 2.2k
2019 Q3 710 2.1k
2019 Q2 726 2.1k
2019 Q1 685 2.1k
2018 Q4 691 2.1k
2018 Q3 772 2.1k
2018 Q2 792 2.0k
2018 Q1 754 2.1k
2017 Q4 788 2.1k
2017 Q3 885 2.0k
2017 Q2 882 2.0k
2017 Q1 845 1.9k
2016 Q4 880 1.9k
2016 Q3 992 1.8k
2016 Q2 977 1.8k
2016 Q1 924 1.8k
2015 Q4 987 1.8k
2015 Q3 1.1k 1.6k
2015 Q2 1.1k 1.6k
2015 Q1 950 1.6k
2014 Q4 1.0k 1.6k
2014 Q3 1.2k 1.5k
2014 Q2 1.2k 1.4k
2014 Q1 1.0k 1.5k
2013 Q4 1.0k 1.5k
2013 Q3 1.3k 1.1k
2013 Q2 1.2k 1.3k
2013 Q1 1.1k 1.3k
2012 Q4 1.2k 1.3k
2012 Q3 1.3k 1.1k
2012 Q2 1.4k 1.2k
2012 Q1 1.3k 1.3k
2011 Q4 1.3k 1.3k
2011 Q3 1.5k 1.1k
2011 Q2 1.5k 1.2k
2011 Q1 1.3k 1.3k
2010 Q4 1.3k 1.2k
2010 Q3 1.6k 1.0k
2010 Q2 1.6k 1.1k
2010 Q1 1.3k 1.3k
2009 Q4 1.4k 1.2k
2009 Q3 1.7k 1.0k
2009 Q2 1.7k 1.1k
2009 Q1 1.4k 1.2k
2008 Q4 1.5k 1.2k
2008 Q3 1.9k 930
2007 Q4 1.7k 989
2006 Q4 1.8k
2005 Q4 2.0k
2004 Q4 1.4k
2003 Q4 510
2002 Q4 28
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

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Licensed 2
SORN 9
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 45 29 41 50 42 54 30 11 19 27
SORN 47 71 37 64 54 35 14 5 7 3
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 3 22 59 73 48 39 28 26 26
SORN 2 4 160 446 480 223 171 151 79 54
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 6 13
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 1 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 1 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 9
2020 27 3
2019 19 7
2018 11 5
2017 30 14
2016 54 35
2015 42 54
2014 50 64
2013 41 37
2012 29 71
2011 45 47
2010 26 54
2009 26 79
2008 28 151
2007 39 171
2006 48 223
2005 73 480
2004 59 446
2003 22 160
2002 3 4
2001 0 2
2000 1 13
1999 0 6
1998 0 1
1997 0 0
1996 0 0
1995 0 1
1994 0 0
1993 0 1
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 1 1
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

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Licensed 9
SORN 64
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 45 29 41 50 41 54 30 11 19 27
SORN 46 71 37 64 54 35 14 5 7 3
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 0 2 21 53 76 48 39 28 26 26
SORN 2 4 143 428 482 223 169 151 78 54
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 1 0 0 2 3
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 9 64
2020 27 3
2019 19 7
2018 11 5
2017 30 14
2016 54 35
2015 41 54
2014 50 64
2013 41 37
2012 29 71
2011 45 46
2010 26 54
2009 26 78
2008 28 151
2007 39 169
2006 48 223
2005 76 482
2004 53 428
2003 21 143
2002 2 4
2001 0 2
2000 1 3
1999 0 2
1998 0 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
0 21 505 1.3k 1.3k 520 390 330 172 149 152 132 112 151 143 112 53 20 28 31 20
Year Registrations
2021 20
2020 31
2019 28
2018 20
2017 53
2016 112
2015 143
2014 151
2013 112
2012 132
2011 152
2010 149
2009 172
2008 330
2007 390
2006 520
2005 1.3k
2004 1.3k
2003 505
2002 21
2001 0

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2020 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 10 86
500cc to 749cc 2
1800cc to 1899cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
up to 499cc Petrol 10 86
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other