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Statistics on taxis and private hire vehicles for 2017.
At the end of March 2017:
the total number of licensed taxi and private hire vehicles in England increased by 16% to 281,000
73% of all licensed vehicles in England were private hire vehicles
39% of the total number of licensed taxis and private hire vehicles in England were in London
58% of licensed taxis in England were wheelchair accessible
there were 356,300 taxi or private hire vehicle driver licences in England