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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Jul 2010  
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JULY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
26 378
23 904
17 174
5 658
9 718
1 536
886
1 409
86 662
Seasonally Adjusted
25 773
23 339
16 633
5 539
9 929
1 493
909
1 404
85 019

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-
-0.2
-1.1
0.4
0.7
-2.1
0.9
0.7
-0.2
Seasonally Adjusted
-3.3
-3.1
-4.4
-3.6
3.7
-5.0
7.8
0.9
-2.6

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
12.0
19.5
5.7
14.6
20.2
9.1
16.7
16.1
13.7
Seasonally Adjusted
9.3
15.1
2.6
12.4
25.9
11.9
19.2
16.1
11.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(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.

New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - Short term
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles—Short term



JULY KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend - The July 2010 trend estimate for new motor vehicle sales (86 662) decreased by 0.2% when compared with June 2010.
  • Seasonally Adjusted - The July 2010 seasonally adjusted estimate for new motor vehicle sales (85 019) decreased by 2.6% when compared to June 2010.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend - When comparing trend estimates for July 2010 to June 2010, sales decreased for Passenger vehicles (0.9%) and Other vehicles (0.3%). Sales of Sports utility vehicles increased by 1.7% over the same period.
  • Seasonally Adjusted - When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for July 2010 to June 2010, sales decreased for Passenger vehicles (4.3%) and Other vehicles (4.2%), while Sports utility vehicles increased by 3.2%


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend - Three out of eight states and territories contributed to the national decrease in trend estimate for new motor vehicle sales when comparing July 2010 with June 2010. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage decrease with 2.1%, followed by Queensland (1.1%) and Victoria (0.2%). This was offset by increases in other states and territories. Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage increase with 0.9%, followed by Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory, both with 0.7%.
  • Seasonally Adjusted - In seasonally adjusted terms, sales of new motor vehicles decreased in five of the eight states or territories for July 2010 when compared to June 2010. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage decrease of 5.0%, followed by Queensland (4.4%) and South Australia (3.6%). The largest percentage increase for new motor vehicle sales occurred in the Northern Territory (7.8%) and Western Australia (3.7%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 201015 September 2010
September 2010 18 October 2010
October 2010 15 November 2010
November 2010 15 December 2010
December 2010 17 January 2011
January 2011 16 February 2011



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for July 2010.


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SUMMARY COMMENTARY

New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - Long term
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles—Long term


New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - Short term
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles—Short term

New motor vehicle sales by type of vehicle by month

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

Trend

2009
May
43 367
14 694
15 392
73 453
1.1
1.7
0.2
1.0
June
44 231
14 917
15 509
74 657
2.0
1.5
0.8
1.6
July
45 229
15 216
15 748
76 193
2.3
2.0
1.5
2.1
August
46 086
15 646
16 097
77 829
1.9
2.8
2.2
2.1
September
46 700
16 233
16 549
79 482
1.3
3.8
2.8
2.1
October
47 130
16 921
17 020
81 072
0.9
4.2
2.8
2.0
November
47 558
17 612
17 390
82 560
0.9
4.1
2.2
1.8
December
48 078
18 182
17 586
83 845
1.1
3.2
1.1
1.6
2010
January
48 722
18 545
17 612
84 879
1.3
2.0
0.1
1.2
February
49 338
18 728
17 542
85 608
1.3
1.0
-0.4
0.9
March
49 769
18 868
17 486
86 123
0.9
0.7
-0.3
0.6
April
49 942
19 092
17 480
86 513
0.3
1.2
-
0.5
May
49 862
19 407
17 471
86 740
-0.2
1.7
-
0.3
June
49 618
19 737
17 447
86 802
-0.5
1.7
-0.1
0.1
July
49 192
20 068
17 403
86 662
-0.9
1.7
-0.3
-0.2

Seasonally Adjusted

2009
May
43 676
15 473
16 789
75 937
3.8
9.0
10.4
6.3
June
44 790
16 160
20 006
80 955
2.5
4.4
19.2
6.6
July
45 683
15 301
15 204
76 188
2.0
-5.3
-24.0
-5.9
August
45 965
15 031
15 394
76 390
0.6
-1.8
1.3
0.3
September
46 776
15 727
16 490
78 993
1.8
4.6
7.1
3.4
October
47 331
16 555
18 549
82 435
1.2
5.3
12.5
4.4
November
47 755
18 372
20 265
86 391
0.9
11.0
9.2
4.8
December
46 995
19 074
23 043
89 112
-1.6
3.8
13.7
3.1
2010
January
49 162
18 400
18 762
86 323
4.6
-3.5
-18.6
-3.1
February
49 093
18 532
17 460
85 085
-0.1
0.7
-6.9
-1.4
March
49 617
18 318
17 140
85 075
1.1
-1.2
-1.8
-
April
54 050
20 935
17 485
92 470
8.9
14.3
2.0
8.7
May
51 257
19 646
17 646
88 549
-5.2
-6.2
0.9
-4.2
June
49 731
19 778
17 775
87 283
-3.0
0.7
0.7
-1.4
July
47 581
20 405
17 032
85 019
-4.3
3.2
-4.2
-2.6

Original

2009
May
42 245
15 562
17 634
75 441
15.1
18.9
24.4
17.9
June
55 837
20 459
26 551
102 847
32.2
31.5
50.6
36.3
July
46 099
14 752
14 482
75 333
-17.4
-27.9
-45.5
-26.8
August
44 918
13 972
14 397
73 287
-2.6
-5.3
-0.6
-2.7
September
47 284
14 443
16 404
78 131
5.3
3.4
13.9
6.6
October
46 544
15 741
18 528
80 813
-1.6
9.0
12.9
3.4
November
47 059
18 360
20 414
85 833
1.1
16.6
10.2
6.2
December
46 623
19 616
22 469
88 708
-0.9
6.8
10.1
3.3
2010
January
43 580
16 900
14 384
74 864
-6.5
-13.8
-36.0
-15.6
February
47 829
18 073
16 317
82 219
9.7
6.9
13.4
9.8
March
53 717
21 643
19 384
94 744
12.3
19.8
18.8
15.2
April
47 156
18 067
16 178
81 401
-12.2
-16.5
-16.5
-14.1
May
50 450
20 065
18 703
89 218
7.0
11.1
15.6
9.6
June
60 820
24 597
23 305
108 722
20.6
22.6
24.6
21.9
July
47 591
19 032
15 753
82 376
-21.8
-22.6
-32.4
-24.2

- 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.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Trend

2009
May
22 555
19 206
15 566
4 701
8 101
1 402
724
1 199
73 453
June
22 984
19 552
15 870
4 810
8 093
1 405
740
1 202
74 657
July
23 542
20 000
16 251
4 936
8 083
1 408
759
1 214
76 193
August
24 131
20 473
16 644
5 066
8 088
1 421
775
1 231
77 829
September
24 679
20 931
17 037
5 194
8 153
1 449
790
1 249
79 482
October
25 136
21 390
17 375
5 307
8 301
1 494
802
1 267
81 072
November
25 498
21 861
17 636
5 391
8 524
1 554
813
1 284
82 560
December
25 757
22 324
17 798
5 447
8 783
1 614
824
1 298
83 845
2010
January
25 944
22 759
17 870
5 483
9 019
1 661
832
1 312
84 879
February
26 079
23 127
17 850
5 508
9 197
1 681
838
1 327
85 608
March
26 187
23 431
17 772
5 537
9 332
1 672
846
1 346
86 123
April
26 282
23 685
17 665
5 574
9 442
1 644
855
1 366
86 513
May
26 349
23 852
17 524
5 610
9 546
1 607
866
1 384
86 740
June
26 368
23 945
17 356
5 638
9 649
1 569
878
1 399
86 802
July
26 378
23 904
17 174
5 658
9 718
1 536
886
1 409
86 662

Seasonally Adjusted

2009
May
23 436
20 170
15 830
4 909
8 211
1 438
745
1 200
75 937
June
24 392
21 503
17 220
5 158
8 984
1 558
751
1 388
80 955
July
23 576
20 273
16 216
4 930
7 887
1 334
763
1 209
76 188
August
23 992
19 689
16 300
4 954
7 983
1 480
782
1 209
76 390
September
24 575
20 729
16 965
5 229
8 103
1 387
769
1 235
78 993
October
25 137
21 824
17 686
5 558
8 627
1 519
777
1 307
82 435
November
26 348
23 457
18 381
5 731
8 839
1 461
867
1 307
86 391
December
27 913
22 795
19 378
5 941
9 158
1 806
804
1 318
89 112
2010
January
25 998
23 091
18 101
5 860
9 339
1 710
912
1 313
86 323
February
26 083
22 758
17 673
5 415
9 389
1 640
802
1 324
85 085
March
25 732
23 640
17 292
5 381
9 120
1 728
851
1 332
85 075
April
26 864
26 090
18 141
5 695
11 795
1 652
856
1 377
92 470
May
26 378
24 075
17 758
5 632
10 824
1 584
892
1 405
88 549
June
26 662
24 089
17 406
5 744
9 579
1 571
843
1 391
87 283
July
25 773
23 339
16 633
5 539
9 929
1 493
909
1 404
85 019

Original

2009
May
22 958
19 995
15 884
5 025
8 150
1 404
851
1 174
75 441
June
31 089
26 508
23 509
6 406
10 838
1 814
991
1 692
102 847
July
23 472
19 884
16 403
4 632
7 817
1 184
761
1 180
75 333
August
22 704
18 848
15 661
4 696
8 003
1 476
723
1 176
73 287
September
24 367
20 857
16 255
5 141
8 217
1 382
698
1 214
78 131
October
24 251
21 989
16 830
5 506
8 763
1 520
696
1 258
80 813
November
26 559
23 417
17 719
5 698
8 702
1 619
810
1 309
85 833
December
26 848
23 398
18 995
6 213
8 967
2 242
737
1 308
88 708
2010
January
22 820
19 746
15 253
5 151
8 521
1 487
716
1 170
74 864
February
25 708
21 924
16 744
5 242
9 048
1 474
742
1 337
82 219
March
29 083
26 380
19 480
5 950
9 636
1 711
1 038
1 466
94 744
April
23 616
22 660
16 326
4 944
10 331
1 406
872
1 246
81 401
May
26 531
23 994
18 370
5 798
10 604
1 527
997
1 397
89 218
June
33 240
29 192
22 956
7 109
11 647
1 779
1 133
1 666
108 722
July
25 050
22 499
16 516
5 208
9 572
1 292
881
1 358
82 376

(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.



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