National Statistics

Vehicle licensing statistics: January to March 2017

Licensed motor vehicle statistics in the United Kingdom from January to March 2017.

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Vehicle licensing statistics: January to March 2017 tables

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Statistics on motor vehicles that were registered for the first time during January to March 2017.

These statistics are derived from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), which administers vehicle registration and licensing records in the United Kingdom (Great Britain prior to July 2014).

During January to March 2017 there were:

  • 959,000 vehicles registered for the first time, the highest figure ever recorded
  • 44,000 new ultra-low emission vehicles registered for the first time in the UK

At the end of March 2017, there were 37.5 million vehicles registered for use on the road in Great Britain.

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Published 15 June 2017