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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Nov 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/12/2012   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
29 215
25 605
20 534
5 885
11 282
1 626
993
1 516
96 655
Seasonally Adjusted
28 696
25 114
20 556
5 808
11 338
1 687
1 006
1 543
95 748

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.2
0.7
0.4
0.7
1.1
3.5
-0.2
0.5
0.6
Seasonally Adjusted
-1.6
-0.4
1.8
-0.6
0.9
7.3
-2.1
5.1
-

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
7.8
11.9
10.6
9.9
18.6
23.6
11.8
11.0
11.1
Seasonally Adjusted
2.6
10.5
11.3
13.1
19.1
36.2
20.6
13.1
9.7

- 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.



NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend estimates: The November 2012 trend estimate (96 655) has increased by 0.6% when compared with October 2012.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The November 2012 seasonally adjusted estimate (95 748) increased by 31 units (0.0%) when compared with October 2012.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for November 2012 with October 2012, sales of Passenger vehicles increased by 1.2%, while sales of Sports utility vehicles decreased by 0.5%. Over the same period Other vehicles increased by 0.4%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for November 2012 with October 2012, sales of Passenger vehicles increased by 2.8%, while sales of Sports utility vehicles decreased by 5.4%. Other vehicles increased by 0.5% over the same period.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Seven of the eight states and territories experienced an increase for new motor vehicle sales when comparing November 2012 with October 2012. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage increase (3.5%), followed by Western Australia (1.1%). Over the same period the Northern Territory decreased by 0.2%
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: Four of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing November 2012 with October 2012. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage increase (7.3%), followed by the Australian Capital Territory (5.1%) and Queensland (1.8%). Over the same period, the Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage decrease (2.1%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2012 16 January 2013
January 2013 18 February 2013
February 2013 18 March 2013
April 2013 15 May 2013
May 2013 17 June 2013



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for November 2012.


DATA NOTES

The flooding which occurred in Thailand in from June 2011 may have had an impact on new vehicle sales in Australia due to associated delays in delivery of Thai manufactured vehicles and vehicle parts. The impacts from the flooding is no longer affecting the supply of new motor vehicles to Australia from Thailand.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.


SUMMARY COMMENTARY

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

Footnote(s): Break in time series for trend between June and July 2000. See paragraph 13 of the Expanatory Notes.

Source(s): Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia


Graph Image for 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

2011
September
47 297
21 713
17 544
86 554
-
2.2
0.2
0.6
October
47 183
22 172
17 497
86 852
-0.2
2.1
-0.3
0.3
November
46 981
22 634
17 370
86 985
-0.4
2.1
-0.7
0.2
December
46 805
23 108
17 273
87 186
-0.4
2.1
-0.6
0.2
2012
January
46 802
23 602
17 258
87 662
-
2.1
-0.1
0.5
February
46 951
24 079
17 379
88 409
0.3
2.0
0.7
0.9
March
47 062
24 495
17 684
89 241
0.2
1.7
1.8
0.9
April
47 089
24 883
18 168
90 140
0.1
1.6
2.7
1.0
May
47 082
25 312
18 757
91 150
-
1.7
3.2
1.1
June
47 148
25 716
19 339
92 203
0.1
1.6
3.1
1.2
July
47 430
26 009
19 817
93 257
0.6
1.1
2.5
1.1
August
47 941
26 187
20 173
94 301
1.1
0.7
1.8
1.1
September
48 606
26 252
20 428
95 285
1.4
0.3
1.3
1.0
October
49 308
26 217
20 590
96 114
1.4
-0.1
0.8
0.9
November
49 905
26 075
20 675
96 655
1.2
-0.5
0.4
0.6

Seasonally Adjusted

2011
September
46 741
21 449
18 174
86 364
-2.9
-6.1
4.4
-2.3
October
48 931
21 618
17 580
88 129
4.7
0.8
-3.3
2.0
November
46 300
23 477
17 494
87 271
-5.4
8.6
-0.5
-1.0
December
46 139
22 878
14 925
83 942
-0.3
-2.6
-14.7
-3.8
2012
January
46 590
23 757
15 538
85 885
1.0
3.8
4.1
2.3
February
46 438
23 515
17 121
87 074
-0.3
-1.0
10.2
1.4
March
47 838
25 140
17 713
90 691
3.0
6.9
3.5
4.2
April
46 852
24 801
18 407
90 059
-2.1
-1.3
3.9
-0.7
May
48 031
25 354
18 907
92 292
2.5
2.2
2.7
2.5
June
47 252
25 701
18 454
91 406
-1.6
1.4
-2.4
-1.0
July
44 470
25 327
20 466
90 263
-5.9
-1.5
10.9
-1.3
August
47 087
26 562
20 584
94 233
5.9
4.9
0.6
4.4
September
50 220
27 308
20 599
98 127
6.7
2.8
0.1
4.1
October
49 144
26 286
20 287
95 717
-2.1
-3.7
-1.5
-2.5
November
50 506
24 857
20 384
95 748
2.8
-5.4
0.5
-

Original

2011
September
47 700
20 778
18 341
86 819
-1.5
-6.0
4.5
-1.4
October
47 536
20 400
17 260
85 196
-0.3
-1.8
-5.9
-1.9
November
46 712
24 182
17 760
88 654
-1.7
18.5
2.9
4.1
December
45 764
22 367
14 328
82 459
-2.0
-7.5
-19.3
-7.0
2012
January
42 555
22 123
12 105
76 783
-7.0
-1.1
-15.5
-6.9
February
46 019
23 448
16 256
85 723
8.1
6.0
34.3
11.6
March
51 161
27 363
19 092
97 616
11.2
16.7
17.4
13.9
April
40 496
21 841
16 760
79 097
-20.8
-20.2
-12.2
-19.0
May
48 448
26 863
20 758
96 069
19.6
23.0
23.9
21.5
June
57 439
31 617
23 510
112 566
18.6
17.7
13.3
17.2
July
43 354
23 845
19 442
86 641
-24.5
-24.6
-17.3
-23.0
August
46 612
26 216
20 724
93 552
7.5
9.9
6.6
8.0
September
49 210
25 079
20 338
94 627
5.6
-4.3
-1.9
1.1
October
49 291
25 737
20 556
95 584
0.2
2.6
1.1
1.0
November
51 652
26 145
20 550
98 347
4.8
1.6
-
2.9

- 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

2011
September
26 898
22 858
18 424
5 419
9 320
1 397
869
1 368
86 554
October
27 043
22 857
18 543
5 379
9 416
1 360
885
1 370
86 852
November
27 096
22 884
18 567
5 353
9 514
1 316
888
1 366
86 985
December
27 115
22 994
18 557
5 364
9 638
1 278
882
1 357
87 186
2012
January
27 190
23 200
18 572
5 408
9 803
1 257
881
1 352
87 662
February
27 325
23 450
18 662
5 466
9 996
1 259
892
1 358
88 409
March
27 508
23 647
18 830
5 512
10 179
1 277
915
1 373
89 241
April
27 758
23 806
19 071
5 540
10 322
1 300
943
1 398
90 140
May
28 083
23 989
19 358
5 564
10 439
1 326
964
1 428
91 150
June
28 403
24 220
19 638
5 599
10 554
1 357
978
1 454
92 203
July
28 657
24 516
19 891
5 649
10 684
1 400
986
1 474
93 257
August
28 863
24 852
20 110
5 715
10 832
1 453
988
1 487
94 301
September
29 040
25 171
20 295
5 784
10 994
1 512
990
1 498
95 285
October
29 170
25 428
20 445
5 843
11 154
1 571
995
1 509
96 114
November
29 215
25 605
20 534
5 885
11 282
1 626
993
1 516
96 655

Seasonally Adjusted

2011
September
26 481
22 709
18 304
5 756
9 394
1 416
949
1 355
86 364
October
27 848
23 089
18 999
5 215
9 233
1 423
920
1 402
88 129
November
27 979
22 725
18 474
5 133
9 523
1 238
834
1 365
87 271
December
26 328
22 364
17 522
5 091
9 240
1 341
766
1 291
83 942
2012
January
26 477
22 710
18 443
5 072
9 647
1 165
965
1 406
85 885
February
26 641
23 213
18 600
5 421
9 840
1 282
840
1 237
87 074
March
27 878
24 318
18 876
5 816
10 174
1 361
906
1 362
90 691
April
27 789
23 945
18 956
5 518
10 292
1 320
858
1 383
90 059
May
28 610
23 859
19 785
5 426
10 793
1 315
1 067
1 438
92 292
June
28 387
23 979
19 087
5 567
10 411
1 365
1 051
1 560
91 406
July
27 607
23 922
18 836
5 610
10 521
1 451
928
1 388
90 263
August
29 237
24 775
20 121
5 714
10 658
1 300
947
1 480
94 233
September
29 844
26 458
20 583
5 927
11 197
1 588
986
1 543
98 127
October
29 152
25 219
20 196
5 842
11 239
1 572
1 028
1 469
95 717
November
28 696
25 114
20 556
5 808
11 338
1 687
1 006
1 543
95 748

Original

2011
September
26 661
22 845
18 040
5 853
9 731
1 494
881
1 314
86 819
October
26 608
22 996
17 972
5 041
8 974
1 439
808
1 358
85 196
November
28 966
23 049
18 038
5 304
9 650
1 435
799
1 413
88 654
December
25 109
22 356
17 225
5 275
8 880
1 687
666
1 261
82 459
2012
January
24 004
20 278
15 732
4 622
9 014
1 008
820
1 305
76 783
February
26 391
23 270
17 839
5 344
9 673
1 148
776
1 282
85 723
March
30 209
26 177
20 718
6 037
10 644
1 361
1 052
1 418
97 616
April
24 426
20 785
17 062
4 746
8 939
1 072
863
1 204
79 097
May
29 811
24 600
20 933
5 689
11 025
1 266
1 252
1 493
96 069
June
34 785
28 662
25 051
6 728
12 698
1 443
1 357
1 842
112 566
July
26 594
22 991
18 234
5 298
9 968
1 268
917
1 371
86 641
August
28 706
24 696
19 791
5 577
11 072
1 365
898
1 447
93 552
September
28 854
25 263
19 579
5 821
11 054
1 651
918
1 487
94 627
October
28 792
26 078
19 602
5 848
11 228
1 612
949
1 475
95 584
November
30 030
25 740
20 368
6 024
11 676
2 015
938
1 556
98 347

(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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