VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

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
2023 8.1k 7.9k 7.5k 7.1k 5.4k 5.3k 5.4k 5.5k
2022 9.6k 9.3k 8.8k 8.4k 5.5k 5.4k 5.4k 5.4k
2021 12k 11k 11k 10k 5.7k 5.5k 5.5k 5.6k
2020 14k 14k 13k 12k 5.7k 5.6k 5.6k 5.7k
2019 17k 17k 16k 15k 5.1k 5.1k 5.3k 0
2018 20k 20k 19k 18k 5.0k 4.9k 5.0k 5.2k
2017 23k 23k 22k 21k 4.4k 4.7k 4.8k 5.0k
2016 26k 25k 25k 24k 3.5k 3.6k 3.8k 4.2k
2015 28k 28k 27k 26k 2.7k 2.7k 2.9k 3.3k
2014 28k 28k 29k 28k 2.2k 2.1k 2.3k 2.6k
2013 29k 29k 29k 29k 1.9k 1.8k 1.8k 2.2k
2012 30k 30k 30k 29k 1.8k 1.7k 1.6k 1.8k
2011 30k 30k 30k 30k 1.6k 1.6k 1.6k 1.8k
2010 31k 31k 31k 30k 1.4k 1.4k 1.3k 1.5k
2009 31k 31k 31k 31k 1.4k 1.3k 1.3k 1.4k
2008 31k 31k 1.2k 1.4k
2007 31k 1.2k
2006 32k
2005 32k
2004 30k
2003 27k
2002 25k
2001 20k
2000 12k
1999 3.3k
1998 2.3k
1997 2.3k
1996 2.3k
1995 2.2k
1994 2.3k
Quarter Licensed SORN
2023 Q4 7.1k 5.5k
2023 Q3 7.5k 5.4k
2023 Q2 7.9k 5.3k
2023 Q1 8.1k 5.4k
2022 Q4 8.4k 5.4k
2022 Q3 8.8k 5.4k
2022 Q2 9.3k 5.4k
2022 Q1 9.6k 5.5k
2021 Q4 10k 5.6k
2021 Q3 11k 5.5k
2021 Q2 11k 5.5k
2021 Q1 12k 5.7k
2020 Q4 12k 5.7k
2020 Q3 13k 5.6k
2020 Q2 14k 5.6k
2020 Q1 14k 5.7k
2019 Q4 15k 0
2019 Q3 16k 5.3k
2019 Q2 17k 5.1k
2019 Q1 17k 5.1k
2018 Q4 18k 5.2k
2018 Q3 19k 5.0k
2018 Q2 20k 4.9k
2018 Q1 20k 5.0k
2017 Q4 21k 5.0k
2017 Q3 22k 4.8k
2017 Q2 23k 4.7k
2017 Q1 23k 4.4k
2016 Q4 24k 4.2k
2016 Q3 25k 3.8k
2016 Q2 25k 3.6k
2016 Q1 26k 3.5k
2015 Q4 26k 3.3k
2015 Q3 27k 2.9k
2015 Q2 28k 2.7k
2015 Q1 28k 2.7k
2014 Q4 28k 2.6k
2014 Q3 29k 2.3k
2014 Q2 28k 2.1k
2014 Q1 28k 2.2k
2013 Q4 29k 2.2k
2013 Q3 29k 1.8k
2013 Q2 29k 1.8k
2013 Q1 29k 1.9k
2012 Q4 29k 1.8k
2012 Q3 30k 1.6k
2012 Q2 30k 1.7k
2012 Q1 30k 1.8k
2011 Q4 30k 1.8k
2011 Q3 30k 1.6k
2011 Q2 30k 1.6k
2011 Q1 30k 1.6k
2010 Q4 30k 1.5k
2010 Q3 31k 1.3k
2010 Q2 31k 1.4k
2010 Q1 31k 1.4k
2009 Q4 31k 1.4k
2009 Q3 31k 1.3k
2009 Q2 31k 1.3k
2009 Q1 31k 1.4k
2008 Q4 31k 1.4k
2008 Q3 31k 1.2k
2007 Q4 31k 1.2k
2006 Q4 32k
2005 Q4 32k
2004 Q4 30k
2003 Q4 27k
2002 Q4 25k
2001 Q4 20k
2000 Q4 12k
1999 Q4 3.3k
1998 Q4 2.3k
1997 Q4 2.3k
1996 Q4 2.3k
1995 Q4 2.2k
1994 Q4 2.3k

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ?
Licensed 6 18 19 5 7 3 3 1 1 217
SORN 0 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 264
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 841 745 761 945 921 196 46 23 20 17
SORN 1.0k 636 381 296 205 27 12 5 1 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 3 0 0 3 1 3 14 9 34 615
SORN 9 2 3 1 1 9 32 42 121 1.2k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 5 3 5 12 15 3 1 1 0 4
SORN 12 13 17 35 32 10 4 1 3 15
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 102 135 71 50 45 38 42 56 65 2
SORN 81 106 60 45 35 24 39 42 58 4
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 40 45 49 37 73 53 93 49 64 68
SORN 29 27 27 22 20 18 48 30 40 70
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 13 16 23 27 46 70 57 47 33 39
SORN 14 16 7 21 24 41 35 11 18 13
1946 1947 1948 1949 1950
Licensed 0 1 0 3 12
SORN 1 1 1 7 11
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 217 264
2019 1 0
2018 1 0
2017 3 0
2016 3 1
2015 7 1
2014 5 1
2013 19 0
2012 18 5
2011 6 0
2010 17 0
2009 20 1
2008 23 5
2007 46 12
2006 196 27
2005 921 205
2004 945 296
2003 761 381
2002 745 636
2001 841 1.0k
2000 615 1.2k
1999 34 121
1998 9 42
1997 14 32
1996 3 9
1995 1 1
1994 3 1
1993 0 3
1992 0 2
1991 3 9
1990 4 15
1989 0 3
1988 1 1
1987 1 4
1986 3 10
1985 15 32
1984 12 35
1983 5 17
1982 3 13
1981 5 12
1980 2 4
1979 65 58
1978 56 42
1977 42 39
1976 38 24
1975 45 35
1974 50 45
1973 71 60
1972 135 106
1971 102 81
1970 68 70
1969 64 40
1968 49 30
1967 93 48
1966 53 18
1965 73 20
1964 37 22
1963 49 27
1962 45 27
1961 40 29
1960 39 13
1959 33 18
1958 47 11
1957 57 35
1956 70 41
1955 46 24
1954 27 21
1953 23 7
1952 16 16
1951 13 14
1950 12 11
1949 3 7
1948 0 1
1947 1 1
1946 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 1.8k
SORN 1.5k
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Licensed 5 1 1 0 6 2 0 2 0 1
SORN 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Licensed 845 721 743 906 893 185 39 19 18 16
SORN 1.0k 614 361 281 194 25 12 2 3 0
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Licensed 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 19 565
SORN 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 7 83 1.1k
1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Licensed 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
SORN 0 3 0 6 5 1 1 1 0 3
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
Licensed 49 36 19 3 1 1 2 0 10 1
SORN 50 40 35 10 2 0 1 0 1 1
1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970
Licensed 7 5 10 7 7 10 11 16 22 25
SORN 2 5 7 3 4 8 18 17 14 34
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Licensed 0 0 3 5 6 5 2 5 3 5
SORN 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
1948 1949 1950
Licensed 1 0 0
SORN 0 0 0
Year Licensed SORN
Unknown 1.8k 1.5k
2020 1 0
2019 0 0
2018 2 0
2017 0 1
2016 2 0
2015 6 1
2014 0 0
2013 1 1
2012 1 2
2011 5 1
2010 16 0
2009 18 3
2008 19 2
2007 39 12
2006 185 25
2005 893 194
2004 906 281
2003 743 361
2002 721 614
2001 845 1.0k
2000 565 1.1k
1999 19 83
1998 2 7
1997 0 0
1996 1 0
1995 0 1
1994 0 2
1993 1 1
1992 0 3
1991 1 0
1990 0 3
1989 0 0
1988 0 1
1987 1 1
1986 1 1
1985 0 5
1984 2 6
1983 0 0
1982 2 3
1981 2 0
1980 1 1
1979 10 1
1978 0 0
1977 2 1
1976 1 0
1975 1 2
1974 3 10
1973 19 35
1972 36 40
1971 49 50
1970 25 34
1969 22 14
1968 16 17
1967 11 18
1966 10 8
1965 7 4
1964 7 3
1963 10 7
1962 5 5
1961 7 2
1960 5 2
1959 3 1
1958 5 1
1957 2 2
1956 5 2
1955 6 2
1954 5 2
1953 3 1
1952 0 0
1951 0 0
1950 0 0
1949 0 0
1948 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 2021 2022 2023
8.7k 5.3k 3.5k 3.0k 2.4k 490 144 125 93 92 77 79 75 59 115 116 85 106 111 98 82 65 66
Year Registrations
2023 66
2022 65
2021 82
2020 98
2019 111
2018 106
2017 85
2016 116
2015 115
2014 59
2013 75
2012 79
2011 77
2010 92
2009 93
2008 125
2007 144
2006 490
2005 2.4k
2004 3.0k
2003 3.5k
2002 5.3k
2001 8.7k

Vehicles licensed or SORN in 2023 Q4, by fuel type and engine capacity

Covers United Kingdom including Northern Ireland

Capacity Licensed SORN
Petrol Diesel Other Petrol Diesel Other
Unknown 1 5 4
Up to 100cc 3 1
1001cc to 1100cc 2 1 3
1101cc to 1200cc 344 241 1
1201cc to 1300cc 455 339
1301cc to 1400cc 649 1 317
1401cc to 1500cc 82 62
1501cc to 1600cc 2.6k 2 1 1.6k 2 2
1601cc to 1700cc 592 1 654 1
1701cc to 1800cc 47 30
1801cc to 1900cc 15 15 16 12
1901cc to 2000cc 2.2k 3 2 2.1k 10 2
2001cc to 2100cc 76 1 83 1
2101cc to 2200cc 7 4
2201cc to 2300cc 5 5
2301cc to 2400cc 13 4
2401cc to 2500cc 4 3
2501cc to 2600cc 1 6
2701cc to 2800cc 2 1
2901cc to 3000cc 1
3101cc to 3200cc 1 5
3401cc to 3500cc 1
3501cc to 3600cc 1 2
4001cc to 4100cc 1
4101cc to 4200cc 1
5701cc to 5800cc 1
9901cc to 10000cc 1
Capacity Licensed SORN
Unknown Petrol 1 4
Diesel
Other 5
Up to 100cc Petrol 3 1
Diesel
Other
1001cc to 1100cc Petrol 2 3
Diesel 1
Other
1101cc to 1200cc Petrol 344 241
Diesel 1
Other
1201cc to 1300cc Petrol 455 339
Diesel
Other
1301cc to 1400cc Petrol 649 317
Diesel
Other 1
1401cc to 1500cc Petrol 82 62
Diesel
Other
1501cc to 1600cc Petrol 2.6k 1.6k
Diesel 2 2
Other 1 2
1601cc to 1700cc Petrol 592 654
Diesel 1
Other 1
1701cc to 1800cc Petrol 47 30
Diesel
Other
1801cc to 1900cc Petrol 15 16
Diesel 15 12
Other
1901cc to 2000cc Petrol 2.2k 2.1k
Diesel 3 10
Other 2 2
2001cc to 2100cc Petrol 76 83
Diesel 1 1
Other
2101cc to 2200cc Petrol 7 4
Diesel
Other
2201cc to 2300cc Petrol 5 5
Diesel
Other
2301cc to 2400cc Petrol 13 4
Diesel
Other
2401cc to 2500cc Petrol 4 3
Diesel
Other
2501cc to 2600cc Petrol 1 6
Diesel
Other
2701cc to 2800cc Petrol 2 1
Diesel
Other
2901cc to 3000cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3101cc to 3200cc Petrol 1 5
Diesel
Other
3401cc to 3500cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
3501cc to 3600cc Petrol 1 2
Diesel
Other
4001cc to 4100cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
4101cc to 4200cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
5701cc to 5800cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other
9901cc to 10000cc Petrol 1
Diesel
Other