Statistical data set

Vehicle licensing statistics data tables

Detailed statistics about vehicle licensing and registered vehicles in the United Kingdom.

Data files containing detailed information about vehicles in the UK are also available, including make and model data.

The table index for this statistical series has been updated to provide a full map between the old and new numbering systems used in this page.

All vehicles

Licensed vehicles

Overview

VEH0101: Vehicles at the end of the quarter by licence status and body type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 51.1 KB)

Detailed breakdowns

VEH0105: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by body type and upper and lower tier local authority, including diesel cars and vans: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 1.31 MB)

VEH0206: Licensed cars at the end of the year by VED band and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 19.6 KB)

VEH0506: Licensed heavy goods vehicles at the end of the year by gross vehicle weight (tonnes): Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 13.8 KB)

VEH0601: Licensed buses and coaches at the end of the year by body type detail: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 11.6 KB)

VEH1102: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by body type and keepership (private and company): Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 45.5 KB)

VEH1103: Licensed vehicles at the end of the quarter by body type and fuel type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 248 KB)

VEH1104: Licensed vehicles at the end of the quarter by body type and region: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 172 KB)

VEH1107: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by body type and number of years since first use: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 76.7 KB)

VEH1108: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by body type, number of keepers and year of first registration: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 966 KB)

VEH1111: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by body type and year of first use: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 694 KB)

Vehicles registered for the first time

Overview

VEH0150: Vehicles registered for the first time by body type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 88.3 KB)

Detailed breakdowns

VEH0156: Provisional average reported carbon dioxide (CO2) emission figures of vehicles registered for the first time by body type, fuel type and measure: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 85.6 KB)

VEH0256: Cars registered for the first time by VED band and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 167 KB)

VEH0556: Heavy goods vehicles registered for the first time by gross vehicle weight (tonnes): Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 12.8 KB)

VEH0651: Buses and coaches registered for the first time by body type detail: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 11.1 KB)

VEH1152: Vehicles registered for the first time by body type and keepership (private and company): Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 30.8 KB)

VEH1153: Vehicles registered for the first time by body type and fuel type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 1.03 MB)

VEH1154: Vehicles registered for the first time by body type and region: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 49.7 KB)

Plug-in vehicles

Licensed vehicles

VEH0141: Licensed plug-in vehicles (PiVs) at the end of the quarter by body type and fuel type, including breakdown of generic models: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 128 KB)

VEH0142: Licensed plug-in vehicles (PiVs) at the end of the quarter by fuel type, keepership (private and company) and upper and lower tier local authority: United Kingdom (ODS, 1.31 MB)

Vehicles registered for the first time

VEH0181: Plug-in vehicles (PiVs) registered for the first time by body type and fuel type, including breakdown of generic models: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 201 KB)

VEH0182: Plug-in vehicles (PiVs) registered for the first time by region: United Kingdom (ODS, 61.3 KB)

Ultra low emission vehicles

Licensed vehicles

VEH0132: Licensed ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) at the end of the quarter by fuel type, keepership (private and company) and upper and lower tier local authority: United Kingdom (ODS, 1.23 MB)

VEH0133: Licensed ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) at the end of the quarter by body type and fuel type, including breakdown of generic models: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 140 KB)

Vehicles registered for the first time

VEH0171: Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) registered for the first time by body type and fuel type, including breakdown of generic models: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 282 KB)

VEH0172: Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) registered for the first time by region: United Kingdom (ODS, 62.1 KB)

Tables under review

Not all previously published tables have been converted to an accessible format in the 2021 release. Some of these tables are planned for review, subject to user comments, whilst others are to be withdrawn due to their replacement by alternatives.

VEH0103: Licensed vehicles at the end of the year by tax class: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 17.4 KB)

VEH0111: Vehicles by number of changes of keeper during the year: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 38.5 KB)

VEH0122: Licensed vehicles at the end of the quarter by postcode district and body type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 3.67 MB)

VEH0123: Vehicles with a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) at the end of the quarter by postcode district and body type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 3.09 MB)

VEH0134: Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) licensed at the end of quarter by postcode district: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 1.12 MB)

VEH0153: Motor vehicles registered for the first time by tax class: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 23.1 KB)

VEH0205: Licensed cars at the end of the year by engine capacity and fuel type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 49.6 KB)

VEH0210: Licensed cars at the end of the year by make and region: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 203 KB)

VEH0255: Cars registered for the first time by engine capacity and fuel type: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 40.9 KB)

VEH0260: Cars registered for the first time by make and region: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 189 KB)

VEH0301: Licensed motorcycles, scooters and mopeds at the end of the quarter: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 12.4 KB)

VEH0305: Licensed motorcycles, scooters and mopeds at the end of the year by engine capacity: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 29.2 KB)

VEH0355: Motorcycles, scooters and mopeds registered for the first time by engine capacity: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 26 KB)

VEH0520: Goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes by year of first registration and whether they remained licensed: Great Britain (ODS, 27.6 KB)

VEH0521: Goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes licensed at end of the year by gross vehicle weight (tonnes) and rigid or articulated: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 28.9 KB)

VEH0522: Rigid goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes licensed at the end of the year by body type and gross vehicle weight (tonnes): Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 79.8 KB)

VEH0523: Rigid goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes licensed at the end of the year by body type and year of first registration: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 132 KB)

VEH0524: Goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes by axle configuration and taxation group: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 61 KB)

VEH0525: Goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes licensed at end of year by body type and by year of first registration: Great Britain and United Kingdom (ODS, 98.5 KB)

Withdrawn tables

VEH0130: Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) licensed at the end of quarter by body type, including regional breakdown for the latest quarter: United Kingdom (ODS, 19.9 KB)

VEH0131: Plug-in cars, LGVs and quadricycles licensed at the end of quarter by upper and lower tier local authority: United Kingdom (ODS, 143 KB)

VEH0170: Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) registered for the first time, including top 20 models: United Kingdom (ODS, 19 KB)

Contact us

Vehicles statistics

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Published 24 May 2022