9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, April 2016 Quality Declaration 
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APRIL KEY FIGURES

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.(a)
NT(a)
ACT(a)
Aust.

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
33 729
26 845
19 243
5 939
8 676
1 554
910
1 563
98 460
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 497
26 849
18 843
5 783
8 596
1 576
874
1 586
97 604
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
0.9
0.3
-0.5
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
1.3
1.8
0.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-1.5
0.1
-7.7
-4.5
-1.3
0.9
-6.7
-1.8
-2.5
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
8.8
3.2
-1.0
3.0
-2.4
-3.2
-2.2
6.0
3.5
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
9.8
0.8
-3.7
0.1
-2.7
-1.4
-7.4
10.1
2.4

(a) Seasonally adjusted numbers of new motor vehicle sales in Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory should be used with caution. For more information, see paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes.

APRIL TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The April 2016 trend estimate (98 460) increased by 0.3% when compared with March 2016.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for April 2016 with March 2016, sales of Passenger vehicles, Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles increased by 0.1%, 0.1% and 0.8% respectively.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Australian Capital Territory (1.8%).
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Queensland (-0.5%), continuing a downward trend which commenced in November 2015.




SUMMARY COMMENTARY

Graph Image for New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - long term
Graph Image for New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - short term


New motor vehicle sales by type of vehicle by month

Count Passenger vehicles
Count Sports utility vehicles
Count Other vehicles
Count Total vehicles
Change Passenger vehicles
Change Sports utility vehicles
Change Other vehicles
Change Total vehicles
no.
no.
no.
no.
%
%
%
%

Trend

2015
February
43 093
31 918
19 396
94 407
-0.1
1.9
-0.2
0.5
March
42 974
32 446
19 364
94 784
-0.3
1.7
-0.2
0.4
April
42 882
32 926
19 304
95 112
-0.2
1.5
-0.3
0.3
May
42 850
33 415
19 187
95 452
-0.1
1.5
-0.6
0.4
June
42 821
33 983
19 073
95 878
-0.1
1.7
-0.6
0.4
July
42 831
34 567
18 989
96 387
-
1.7
-0.4
0.5
August
42 818
35 121
18 958
96 896
-
1.6
-0.2
0.5
September
42 643
35 599
19 056
97 298
-0.4
1.4
0.5
0.4
October
42 290
35 932
19 333
97 555
-0.8
0.9
1.5
0.3
November
41 856
36 097
19 758
97 712
-1.0
0.5
2.2
0.2
December
41 508
36 104
20 236
97 849
-0.8
-
2.4
0.1
2016
January
41 212
36 104
20 674
97 990
-0.7
-
2.2
0.1
February
40 982
36 119
21 023
98 124
-0.6
-
1.7
0.1
March
40 812
36 095
21 293
98 200
-0.4
-0.1
1.3
0.1
April
40 871
36 131
21 458
98 460
0.1
0.1
0.8
0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
February
43 487
33 047
19 154
95 687
-1.6
10.0
0.2
2.5
March
45 120
31 668
19 256
96 044
3.8
-4.2
0.5
0.4
April
41 022
34 871
19 414
95 306
-9.1
10.1
0.8
-0.8
May
42 137
32 278
19 266
93 681
2.7
-7.4
-0.8
-1.7
June
44 534
33 487
19 168
97 188
5.7
3.7
-0.5
3.7
July
42 796
34 370
19 392
96 558
-3.9
2.6
1.2
-0.6
August
41 604
34 763
18 541
94 908
-2.8
1.1
-4.4
-1.7
September
44 447
37 619
18 573
100 640
6.8
8.2
0.2
6.0
October
41 075
36 226
19 250
96 551
-7.6
-3.7
3.6
-4.1
November
41 606
35 358
20 510
97 474
1.3
-2.4
6.5
1.0
December
42 966
35 009
19 583
97 558
3.3
-1.0
-4.5
0.1
2016
January
40 128
36 918
21 031
98 078
-6.6
5.5
7.4
0.5
February
40 589
36 532
20 854
97 975
1.1
-1.0
-0.8
-0.1
March
41 766
36 375
21 980
100 121
2.9
-0.4
5.4
2.2
April
41 256
35 416
20 933
97 604
-1.2
-2.6
-4.8
-2.5

Original

2015
February
40 775
32 039
17 610
90 424
2.5
15.8
20.3
10.1
March
48 185
35 503
21 366
105 054
18.2
10.8
21.3
16.2
April
35 015
29 664
16 977
81 656
-27.3
-16.4
-20.5
-22.3
May
40 592
32 530
20 205
93 327
15.9
9.7
19.0
14.3
June
56 386
42 256
27 208
125 850
38.9
29.9
34.7
34.8
July
41 420
32 679
18 209
92 308
-26.5
-22.7
-33.1
-26.7
August
40 673
32 900
17 132
90 705
-1.8
0.7
-5.9
-1.7
September
46 084
36 968
18 340
101 392
13.3
12.4
7.1
11.8
October
40 856
34 744
18 721
94 321
-11.3
-6.0
2.1
-7.0
November
41 726
36 070
20 843
98 639
2.1
3.8
11.3
4.6
December
44 172
35 439
20 005
99 616
5.9
-1.7
-4.0
1.0
2016
January
35 214
33 073
16 086
84 373
-20.3
-6.7
-19.6
-15.3
February
39 558
36 865
20 020
96 443
12.3
11.5
24.5
14.3
March
43 652
38 437
22 423
104 512
10.3
4.3
12.0
8.4
April
36 671
31 783
19 117
87 571
-16.0
-17.3
-14.7
-16.2

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

New motor vehicle sales by state/territory of registration

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.(a)
NT(a)
ACT(a)
Aust.

Trend

2015
February
30 533
25 933
19 141
5 801
9 010
1 583
939
1 467
94 407
March
30 724
25 967
19 329
5 806
8 944
1 602
938
1 472
94 784
April
31 006
26 002
19 443
5 765
8 886
1 606
930
1 474
95 112
May
31 372
26 079
19 485
5 692
8 830
1 601
913
1 481
95 452
June
31 769
26 188
19 535
5 617
8 784
1 596
890
1 498
95 878
July
32 136
26 318
19 613
5 576
8 762
1 596
866
1 521
96 387
August
32 387
26 455
19 704
5 599
8 763
1 604
842
1 542
96 896
September
32 505
26 586
19 778
5 672
8 777
1 610
824
1 547
97 298
October
32 544
26 680
19 815
5 773
8 786
1 608
817
1 533
97 555
November
32 595
26 715
19 805
5 877
8 783
1 599
825
1 512
97 712
December
32 735
26 718
19 743
5 952
8 774
1 588
841
1 499
97 849
2016
January
32 944
26 736
19 632
5 985
8 757
1 576
861
1 500
97 990
February
33 198
26 756
19 494
5 985
8 730
1 565
881
1 515
98 124
March
33 439
26 764
19 344
5 965
8 698
1 556
898
1 535
98 200
April
33 729
26 845
19 243
5 939
8 676
1 554
910
1 563
98 460

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
February
30 648
25 740
19 739
6 179
9 177
1 670
1 006
1 529
95 687
March
30 839
26 082
20 295
5 735
9 103
1 587
899
1 504
96 044
April
30 509
26 638
19 563
5 780
8 835
1 598
944
1 440
95 306
May
31 243
25 337
19 002
5 624
8 581
1 523
945
1 425
93 681
June
32 425
26 086
20 039
5 672
8 918
1 650
884
1 513
97 188
July
31 889
26 774
19 489
5 659
8 758
1 613
852
1 524
96 558
August
31 844
25 787
19 228
5 277
8 724
1 710
831
1 508
94 908
September
33 702
27 548
20 366
5 742
8 902
1 931
814
1 634
100 640
October
32 313
26 195
19 454
5 880
8 683
1 617
855
1 555
96 551
November
32 198
26 586
20 250
5 820
8 768
1 546
801
1 505
97 474
December
32 529
26 999
19 297
6 014
8 789
1 664
823
1 443
97 558
2016
January
32 748
26 642
19 920
6 083
8 842
1 558
823
1 462
98 078
February
33 355
26 671
19 393
5 917
8 700
1 519
934
1 487
97 975
March
34 017
26 814
20 411
6 055
8 711
1 562
937
1 615
100 121
April
33 497
26 849
18 843
5 783
8 596
1 576
874
1 586
97 604

Original

2015
February
28 975
24 742
18 212
5 915
8 851
1 409
877
1 443
90 424
March
33 773
28 536
22 499
6 173
9 823
1 560
1 064
1 626
105 054
April
26 264
22 160
17 335
4 843
7 609
1 280
948
1 217
81 656
May
30 996
25 231
19 312
5 429
8 353
1 440
1 144
1 422
93 327
June
42 105
32 615
27 270
7 286
11 503
1 989
1 189
1 893
125 850
July
30 332
25 902
18 700
5 256
8 341
1 445
836
1 496
92 308
August
30 529
24 608
18 183
5 088
8 371
1 710
767
1 449
90 705
September
33 983
27 675
20 387
5 859
9 009
2 090
785
1 604
101 392
October
31 196
26 503
18 246
5 825
8 534
1 719
785
1 513
94 321
November
33 176
27 421
19 249
6 019
8 724
1 764
734
1 552
98 639
December
32 740
27 785
19 711
6 315
8 969
1 913
733
1 450
99 616
2016
January
28 392
22 426
17 193
5 208
7 861
1 298
626
1 369
84 373
February
32 633
26 782
18 711
5 988
8 725
1 319
851
1 434
96 443
March
35 963
27 716
21 470
6 087
9 054
1 515
1 023
1 684
104 512
April
29 391
23 963
17 753
5 174
7 601
1 313
969
1 407
87 571

(a) Seasonally adjusted numbers of new motor vehicle sales in Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory should be used with caution. For more information, see paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
May 2016 16 June 2016
June 2016 14 July 2016
July 2016 16 August 2016
August 2016 15 September 2016
September 2016 18 October 2016
October 2016 16 November 2016



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