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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 7.0k 5.2k
2019 6.9k 7.1k 7.2k 7.3k 4.1k 4.4k 4.5k 4.7k
2018 6.1k 6.4k 6.7k 6.8k 3.7k 3.7k 3.9k 4.0k
2017 5.6k 5.8k 6.0k 6.0k 2.9k 3.2k 3.4k 3.5k
2016 5.5k 5.5k 5.7k 5.6k 2.4k 2.5k 2.6k 2.8k
2015 5.0k 5.1k 5.4k 5.5k 1.9k 2.1k 2.2k 2.2k
2014 4.2k 4.4k 4.7k 4.8k 1.6k 1.7k 1.7k 1.8k
2013 4.0k 4.2k 4.2k 4.2k 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k 1.6k
2012 3.8k 3.8k 4.0k 4.0k 1.3k 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k
2011 3.4k 3.5k 3.7k 3.7k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k 1.3k
2010 3.2k 3.3k 3.4k 3.4k 1.1k 1.2k 1.2k 1.2k
2009 3.2k 3.2k 3.4k 3.3k 1.0k 1.1k 1.1k 1.2k
2008 3.4k 3.3k 991 1.1k
2007 3.1k 880
2006 2.7k
2005 2.6k
2004 2.1k
2003 1.6k
2002 1.7k
2001 1.7k
2000 1.9k
1999 2.0k
1998 2.0k
1997 2.2k
1996 2.4k
1995 4.1k
1994 5.2k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q1 7.0k 5.2k
2019 Q4 7.3k 4.7k
2019 Q3 7.2k 4.5k
2019 Q2 7.1k 4.4k
2019 Q1 6.9k 4.1k
2018 Q4 6.8k 4.0k
2018 Q3 6.7k 3.9k
2018 Q2 6.4k 3.7k
2018 Q1 6.1k 3.7k
2017 Q4 6.0k 3.5k
2017 Q3 6.0k 3.4k
2017 Q2 5.8k 3.2k
2017 Q1 5.6k 2.9k
2016 Q4 5.6k 2.8k
2016 Q3 5.7k 2.6k
2016 Q2 5.5k 2.5k
2016 Q1 5.5k 2.4k
2015 Q4 5.5k 2.2k
2015 Q3 5.4k 2.2k
2015 Q2 5.1k 2.1k
2015 Q1 5.0k 1.9k
2014 Q4 4.8k 1.8k
2014 Q3 4.7k 1.7k
2014 Q2 4.4k 1.7k
2014 Q1 4.2k 1.6k
2013 Q4 4.2k 1.6k
2013 Q3 4.2k 1.4k
2013 Q2 4.2k 1.3k
2013 Q1 4.0k 1.3k
2012 Q4 4.0k 1.4k
2012 Q3 4.0k 1.3k
2012 Q2 3.8k 1.3k
2012 Q1 3.8k 1.3k
2011 Q4 3.7k 1.3k
2011 Q3 3.7k 1.2k
2011 Q2 3.5k 1.2k
2011 Q1 3.4k 1.2k
2010 Q4 3.4k 1.2k
2010 Q3 3.4k 1.2k
2010 Q2 3.3k 1.2k
2010 Q1 3.2k 1.1k
2009 Q4 3.3k 1.2k
2009 Q3 3.4k 1.1k
2009 Q2 3.2k 1.1k
2009 Q1 3.2k 1.0k
2008 Q4 3.3k 1.1k
2008 Q3 3.4k 991
2007 Q4 3.1k 880
2006 Q4 2.7k
2005 Q4 2.6k
2004 Q4 2.1k
2003 Q4 1.6k
2002 Q4 1.7k
2001 Q4 1.7k
2000 Q4 1.9k
1999 Q4 2.0k
1998 Q4 2.0k
1997 Q4 2.2k
1996 Q4 2.4k
1995 Q4 4.1k
1994 Q4 5.2k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 159 161 221 336 462 479 701 974 1.2k 1.1k
SORN 219 217 177 331 383 271 254 363 161 663
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 19 39 49 224 291 161 259 130 41 82
SORN 31 63 69 103 153 160 262 248 61 141
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 4 5 3 23 11 16 26 22 22 31
SORN 13 10 15 23 11 14 30 28 45 45
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 3 1 7 11 4 6 10 17 12
SORN 0 4 5 3 7 4 8 20 10 16
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2 1 3 0 7 5 2 8 16 5
SORN 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 3 2
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
SORN 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1927 1928 1929 1930
Licensed 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.1k 663
2019 1.2k 161
2018 974 363
2017 701 254
2016 479 271
2015 462 383
2014 336 331
2013 221 177
2012 161 217
2011 159 219
2010 82 141
2009 41 61
2008 130 248
2007 259 262
2006 161 160
2005 291 153
2004 224 103
2003 49 69
2002 39 63
2001 19 31
2000 31 45
1999 22 45
1998 22 28
1997 26 30
1996 16 14
1995 11 11
1994 23 23
1993 3 15
1992 5 10
1991 4 13
1990 12 16
1989 17 10
1988 10 20
1987 6 8
1986 4 4
1985 11 7
1984 7 3
1983 1 5
1982 3 4
1981 0 0
1980 5 2
1979 16 3
1978 8 1
1977 2 1
1976 5 1
1975 7 2
1974 0 1
1973 3 1
1972 1 3
1971 2 1
1970 4 0
1969 1 0
1968 0 1
1967 0 0
1966 1 1
1965 0 1
1964 0 0
1963 0 0
1962 0 1
1961 0 0
1960 4 0
1959 0 0
1958 0 0
1957 0 0
1956 0 0
1955 0 0
1954 0 0
1953 0 0
1952 0 0
1951 1 0
1950 1 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 0 0
1945 0 0
1944 0 0
1943 0 0
1942 0 0
1941 0 0
1940 0 0
1939 0 0
1938 0 0
1937 0 0
1936 0 0
1935 0 0
1934 0 0
1933 0 0
1932 0 0
1931 0 0
1930 0 0
1929 0 0
1928 0 0
1927 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 133 163 202 249 416 439 709 966 1.2k 1.4k
SORN 197 209 152 272 376 252 253 360 163 1.2k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 19 21 39 175 220 136 224 105 37 72
SORN 17 38 46 72 118 122 191 144 50 121
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 2 5 5 21 10 14 30 16 13 17
SORN 8 10 13 17 8 11 27 22 38 31
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 3 0 6 9 4 5 6 15 8
SORN 0 2 6 2 7 4 6 17 10 15
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 12 8 16 17 5 3 3 17 14 8
SORN 0 5 3 2 0 2 2 2 3 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 1 8 6 7 9 9 7 9 10 16
SORN 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 2 1 0 1 4 7
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.4k 1.2k
2019 1.2k 163
2018 966 360
2017 709 253
2016 439 252
2015 416 376
2014 249 272
2013 202 152
2012 163 209
2011 133 197
2010 72 121
2009 37 50
2008 105 144
2007 224 191
2006 136 122
2005 220 118
2004 175 72
2003 39 46
2002 21 38
2001 19 17
2000 17 31
1999 13 38
1998 16 22
1997 30 27
1996 14 11
1995 10 8
1994 21 17
1993 5 13
1992 5 10
1991 2 8
1990 8 15
1989 15 10
1988 6 17
1987 5 6
1986 4 4
1985 9 7
1984 6 2
1983 0 6
1982 3 2
1981 0 0
1980 8 1
1979 14 3
1978 17 2
1977 3 2
1976 3 2
1975 5 0
1974 17 2
1973 16 3
1972 8 5
1971 12 0
1970 16 0
1969 10 3
1968 9 0
1967 7 1
1966 9 0
1965 9 0
1964 7 1
1963 6 0
1962 8 0
1961 1 0
1960 7 1
1959 4 0
1958 1 0
1957 0 0
1956 1 0
1955 2 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
117 208 287 651 813 490 710 609 359 399 627 611 600 1.0k 1.3k 838 1.2k 1.5k 1.4k
Year Registrations
2019 1.4k
2018 1.5k
2017 1.2k
2016 838
2015 1.3k
2014 1.0k
2013 600
2012 611
2011 627
2010 399
2009 359
2008 609
2007 710
2006 490
2005 813
2004 651
2003 287
2002 208
2001 117

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
Unknown 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol
Diesel 1
Other