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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
2019 6.9k 7.1k 7.2k 4.1k 4.4k 4.5k
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
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 ?
Licensed 192 194 258 398 501 506 739 1.1k 1.1k
SORN 201 190 159 304 383 243 231 0 778
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 19 45 53 222 282 179 281 160 50 101
SORN 31 59 64 104 151 144 245 216 51 128
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3 5 3 26 11 18 25 23 26 30
SORN 13 10 15 20 11 15 30 28 44 46
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 3 1 7 11 4 6 10 17 13
SORN 0 4 5 3 7 4 8 19 9 15
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 2 1 4 0 7 6 2 8 16 5
SORN 1 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 3 2
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 778
2018 1.1k 0
2017 739 231
2016 506 243
2015 501 383
2014 398 304
2013 258 159
2012 194 190
2011 192 201
2010 101 128
2009 50 51
2008 160 216
2007 281 245
2006 179 144
2005 282 151
2004 222 104
2003 53 64
2002 45 59
2001 19 31
2000 30 46
1999 26 44
1998 23 28
1997 25 30
1996 18 15
1995 11 11
1994 26 20
1993 3 15
1992 5 10
1991 3 13
1990 13 15
1989 17 9
1988 10 19
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 6 1
1975 7 2
1974 0 1
1973 4 0
1972 1 3
1971 2 1
1970 4 0
1969 1 0
1968 0 1
1967 0 0
1966 0 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 ?
Licensed 162 196 234 308 460 460 743 1.2k 1.5k
SORN 180 185 140 254 378 233 237 186 1.1k
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 19 23 42 170 212 152 241 129 46 88
SORN 17 36 42 75 118 108 180 118 43 111
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 5 5 23 10 15 30 16 16 17
SORN 8 10 13 15 8 11 27 22 37 33
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 3 0 6 9 4 5 7 16 9
SORN 0 2 6 2 7 4 6 15 9 14
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 13 8 18 17 5 4 3 18 15 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 3 7
SORN 0 0 0 0 0 1
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.5k 1.1k
2018 1.2k 186
2017 743 237
2016 460 233
2015 460 378
2014 308 254
2013 234 140
2012 196 185
2011 162 180
2010 88 111
2009 46 43
2008 129 118
2007 241 180
2006 152 108
2005 212 118
2004 170 75
2003 42 42
2002 23 36
2001 19 17
2000 17 33
1999 16 37
1998 16 22
1997 30 27
1996 15 11
1995 10 8
1994 23 15
1993 5 13
1992 5 10
1991 1 8
1990 9 14
1989 16 9
1988 7 15
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 15 3
1978 18 2
1977 3 2
1976 4 2
1975 5 0
1974 17 2
1973 18 3
1972 8 5
1971 13 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 3 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 1.1k
Year Registrations
2019 1.1k
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 2018 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