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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 702 724 730 470 447 453
2019 685 712 720 709 452 447 447 466
2018 630 676 702 684 487 457 446 466
2017 651 689 669 636 432 439 464 493
2016 614 647 643 628 443 420 423 441
2015 616 629 634 616 397 401 417 440
2014 570 624 633 616 399 377 382 402
2013 572 608 622 572 357 359 326 438
2012 588 625 630 585 352 337 328 382
2011 611 647 651 598 337 328 321 383
2010 637 662 653 608 311 304 301 360
2009 622 648 654 624 305 305 281 330
2008 666 634 282 319
2007 645 285
2006 676
2005 705
2004 729
2003 729
2002 713
2001 754
2000 778
1999 774
1998 726
1997 689
1996 615
1995 542
1994 551
Quarter Licensed SORN
2020 Q3 730 453
2020 Q2 724 447
2020 Q1 702 470
2019 Q4 709 466
2019 Q3 720 447
2019 Q2 712 447
2019 Q1 685 452
2018 Q4 684 466
2018 Q3 702 446
2018 Q2 676 457
2018 Q1 630 487
2017 Q4 636 493
2017 Q3 669 464
2017 Q2 689 439
2017 Q1 651 432
2016 Q4 628 441
2016 Q3 643 423
2016 Q2 647 420
2016 Q1 614 443
2015 Q4 616 440
2015 Q3 634 417
2015 Q2 629 401
2015 Q1 616 397
2014 Q4 616 402
2014 Q3 633 382
2014 Q2 624 377
2014 Q1 570 399
2013 Q4 572 438
2013 Q3 622 326
2013 Q2 608 359
2013 Q1 572 357
2012 Q4 585 382
2012 Q3 630 328
2012 Q2 625 337
2012 Q1 588 352
2011 Q4 598 383
2011 Q3 651 321
2011 Q2 647 328
2011 Q1 611 337
2010 Q4 608 360
2010 Q3 653 301
2010 Q2 662 304
2010 Q1 637 311
2009 Q4 624 330
2009 Q3 654 281
2009 Q2 648 305
2009 Q1 622 305
2008 Q4 634 319
2008 Q3 666 282
2007 Q4 645 285
2006 Q4 676
2005 Q4 705
2004 Q4 729
2003 Q4 729
2002 Q4 713
2001 Q4 754
2000 Q4 778
1999 Q4 774
1998 Q4 726
1997 Q4 689
1996 Q4 615
1995 Q4 542
1994 Q4 551

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 0 1 1 0 1 1 5 2 12 349
SORN 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 182
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 2 3
SORN 5 0 0 1 1 3 1 7 9 5
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 0 5 0 1 1 0 5 4 9 7
SORN 5 4 5 1 0 3 5 13 8 20
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 0 0 1 2 2 4 9 3 1 5
SORN 3 2 6 2 5 16 5 7 6 8
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 46 61 28 1 2 1 1 2 2 3
SORN 11 23 11 4 0 1 2 2 2 2
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 6 4 5 5 5 1 8 6 10 12
SORN 4 4 3 3 7 1 0 3 6 4
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 1 4 7 12 7 4 11 5
SORN 1 0 1 2 1 4 2 4 4 2
1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 0 0 0
SORN 0 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 349 182
2019 12 0
2018 2 2
2017 5 4
2016 1 2
2015 1 0
2014 0 0
2013 1 0
2012 1 0
2011 0 6
2010 3 5
2009 2 9
2008 2 7
2007 1 1
2006 2 3
2005 1 1
2004 0 1
2003 1 0
2002 2 0
2001 3 5
2000 7 20
1999 9 8
1998 4 13
1997 5 5
1996 0 3
1995 1 0
1994 1 1
1993 0 5
1992 5 4
1991 0 5
1990 5 8
1989 1 6
1988 3 7
1987 9 5
1986 4 16
1985 2 5
1984 2 2
1983 1 6
1982 0 2
1981 0 3
1980 3 2
1979 2 2
1978 2 2
1977 1 2
1976 1 1
1975 2 0
1974 1 4
1973 28 11
1972 61 23
1971 46 11
1970 12 4
1969 10 6
1968 6 3
1967 8 0
1966 1 1
1965 5 7
1964 5 3
1963 5 3
1962 4 4
1961 6 4
1960 5 2
1959 11 4
1958 4 4
1957 7 2
1956 12 4
1955 7 1
1954 4 2
1953 1 1
1952 0 0
1951 0 1
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 0 0
1947 0 0
1946 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 0 0 1 0 1 2 5 2 11 107
SORN 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 95
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2
SORN 9 0 0 1 1 3 1 7 8 5
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 13 5
SORN 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 4 16 13
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 0 1 3 3 3 7 3 0 3
SORN 3 2 6 2 3 15 6 6 5 5
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 75 68 107 34 2 0 1 2 2 3
SORN 23 45 63 23 0 1 2 1 1 3
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 10 9 8 2 9 9 19 23 31 40
SORN 4 0 2 0 4 2 1 13 12 21
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 1 0 1 7 18 10 3 6 8 8
SORN 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 0 1 0
1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 1 0
SORN 0 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 107 95
2019 11 0
2018 2 2
2017 5 4
2016 2 1
2015 1 0
2014 0 0
2013 1 0
2012 0 0
2011 0 1
2010 2 5
2009 2 8
2008 2 7
2007 1 1
2006 2 3
2005 0 1
2004 0 1
2003 0 0
2002 0 0
2001 3 9
2000 5 13
1999 13 16
1998 0 4
1997 3 4
1996 1 2
1995 0 1
1994 1 0
1993 0 0
1992 1 0
1991 1 2
1990 3 5
1989 0 5
1988 3 6
1987 7 6
1986 3 15
1985 3 3
1984 3 2
1983 1 6
1982 0 2
1981 2 3
1980 3 3
1979 2 1
1978 2 1
1977 1 2
1976 0 1
1975 2 0
1974 34 23
1973 107 63
1972 68 45
1971 75 23
1970 40 21
1969 31 12
1968 23 13
1967 19 1
1966 9 2
1965 9 4
1964 2 0
1963 8 2
1962 9 0
1961 10 4
1960 8 0
1959 8 1
1958 6 0
1957 3 1
1956 10 4
1955 18 2
1954 7 2
1953 1 0
1952 0 1
1951 1 1
1950 0 0
1949 1 0
1948 0 0
1947 1 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 2020
20 10 6 9 11 31 7 17 25 17 12 17 9 14 11 12 39 17 18 9
Year Registrations
2020 9
2019 18
2018 17
2017 39
2016 12
2015 11
2014 14
2013 9
2012 17
2011 12
2010 17
2009 25
2008 17
2007 7
2006 31
2005 11
2004 9
2003 6
2002 10
2001 20

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 3
up to 499cc 1
500cc to 749cc 1
750cc to 999cc 15 3
1000cc to 1099cc 23 6
1100cc to 1199cc 27 8
1200cc to 1299cc 27 5
1300cc to 1399cc 2 1
1400cc to 1499cc 32 12
1500cc to 1599cc 419 233
1600cc to 1699cc 33 18
1700cc to 1799cc 37 48
1800cc to 1899cc 5
1900cc to 1999cc 26 12
2000cc to 2099cc 2 6
2100cc to 2199cc 22 50
2200cc to 2299cc 2
2400cc to 2499cc 1
2700cc to 2799cc 1
3000cc to 3099cc 1
3400cc to 3499cc 19 31
3500cc to 3599cc 3 4
3600cc to 3699cc 4 16
4750cc to 4999cc 1
10000cc and over 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 1
Diesel
Other 3
up to 499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
500cc to 749cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
750cc to 999cc Petrol 15 3
Diesel
Other
1000cc to 1099cc Petrol 23 6
Diesel
Other
1100cc to 1199cc Petrol 27 8
Diesel
Other
1200cc to 1299cc Petrol 27 5
Diesel
Other
1300cc to 1399cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
1400cc to 1499cc Petrol 32 12
Diesel
Other
1500cc to 1599cc Petrol 419 233
Diesel
Other
1600cc to 1699cc Petrol 33 18
Diesel
Other
1700cc to 1799cc Petrol 37 48
Diesel
Other
1800cc to 1899cc Petrol 5
Diesel
Other
1900cc to 1999cc Petrol 26 12
Diesel
Other
2000cc to 2099cc Petrol 2 6
Diesel
Other
2100cc to 2199cc Petrol 22 50
Diesel
Other
2200cc to 2299cc Petrol 2
Diesel
Other
2400cc to 2499cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
2700cc to 2799cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3000cc to 3099cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3400cc to 3499cc Petrol 19 31
Diesel
Other
3500cc to 3599cc Petrol 3 4
Diesel
Other
3600cc to 3699cc Petrol 4 16
Diesel
Other
4750cc to 4999cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
10000cc and over Petrol 1
Diesel
Other