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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Mar 2014 Quality Declaration 
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MARCH KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
29 469
24 673
19 029
5 859
9 778
1 512
889
1 491
92 699
Seasonally Adjusted
29 026
24 898
18 650
5 990
9 804
1 491
877
1 434
92 168

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.3
-1.0
-0.2
0.3
-0.3
-2.6
-0.6
-0.7
-0.5
Seasonally Adjusted
-0.8
1.6
-2.0
2.7
-1.2
-2.7
-3.0
-2.1
-0.3

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
1.7
-2.5
-3.7
-1.3
-10.6
-5.8
-6.6
-0.7
-2.4
Seasonally Adjusted
-0.5
2.1
-8.1
4.3
-11.4
-11.3
-9.9
-6.6
-2.8

(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.


MARCH KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES

  • Trend estimates: The March 2014 trend estimate (92 699) has decreased by 0.5% when compared with February 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The March 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (92 168) has decreased by 0.3% when compared with February 2014.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for March 2014 with February 2014, sales of Other and Passenger vehicles decreased by 0.9% and 0.8% respectively. Over the same period, Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for March 2014 with February 2014, sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 3.2% and 0.9% respectively. Over the same period, sales of Sports utility vehicles increased by 4.9%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Seven of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing March 2014 with February 2014. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage decrease (2.6%), followed by Victoria (1.0%) and the Australian Capital Territory (0.7%). Over the same period, South Australia was the only jurisdiction to record an increase of 0.3%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: Six of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing March 2014 with February 2014. The Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage decrease (3.0%) followed by Tasmania (2.7%) and the Australian Capital Territory (2.1%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
April 2014 15 May 2014
May 2014 17 June 2014
June 2014 15 July 2014
July 2014 18 August 2014
August 2014 15 September 2014
September 2014 15 October 2014



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for March 2014.


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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

2013
January
48 135
27 066
20 476
95 677
-1.2
1.0
-0.6
-0.5
February
47 573
27 337
20 337
95 248
-1.2
1.0
-0.7
-0.4
March
47 281
27 564
20 137
94 983
-0.6
0.8
-1.0
-0.3
April
47 279
27 692
19 883
94 854
-
0.5
-1.3
-0.1
May
47 418
27 696
19 615
94 729
0.3
-
-1.4
-0.1
June
47 563
27 645
19 363
94 571
0.3
-0.2
-1.3
-0.2
July
47 595
27 669
19 202
94 466
0.1
0.1
-0.8
-0.1
August
47 516
27 754
19 153
94 423
-0.2
0.3
-0.3
-
September
47 444
27 823
19 166
94 434
-0.2
0.2
0.1
-
October
47 330
27 866
19 191
94 387
-0.2
0.2
0.1
-0.1
November
47 104
27 913
19 251
94 268
-0.5
0.2
0.3
-0.1
December
46 803
27 959
19 296
94 058
-0.6
0.2
0.2
-0.2
2014
January
46 434
27 992
19 240
93 666
-0.8
0.1
-0.3
-0.4
February
46 030
28 014
19 119
93 163
-0.9
0.1
-0.6
-0.5
March
45 682
28 077
18 940
92 699
-0.8
0.2
-0.9
-0.5

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
January
46 314
28 295
21 070
95 679
-7.7
6.9
5.1
-1.1
February
45 931
28 178
21 793
95 902
-0.8
-0.4
3.4
0.2
March
48 237
27 064
19 541
94 842
5.0
-4.0
-10.3
-1.1
April
47 465
27 434
18 714
93 613
-1.6
1.4
-4.2
-1.3
May
46 996
27 559
19 462
94 016
-1.0
0.5
4.0
0.4
June
48 383
28 019
20 648
97 050
3.0
1.7
6.1
3.2
July
47 027
27 376
19 285
93 688
-2.8
-2.3
-6.6
-3.5
August
47 842
28 222
18 431
94 495
1.7
3.1
-4.4
0.9
September
47 141
27 622
19 092
93 856
-1.5
-2.1
3.6
-0.7
October
47 206
27 105
18 845
93 156
0.1
-1.9
-1.3
-0.7
November
47 379
28 356
19 361
95 095
0.4
4.6
2.7
2.1
December
47 210
28 835
20 319
96 364
-0.4
1.7
4.9
1.3
2014
January
46 111
27 496
18 984
92 591
-2.3
-4.6
-6.6
-3.9
February
46 369
27 283
18 807
92 459
0.6
-0.8
-0.9
-0.1
March
44 903
28 622
18 643
92 168
-3.2
4.9
-0.9
-0.3

Original

2013
January
41 957
26 623
16 850
85 430
-17.1
4.2
-12.5
-10.5
February
43 338
26 834
20 046
90 218
3.3
0.8
19.0
5.6
March
48 664
29 148
19 588
97 400
12.3
8.6
-2.3
8.0
April
42 844
24 384
17 889
85 117
-12.0
-16.3
-8.7
-12.6
May
46 774
29 152
20 862
96 788
9.2
19.6
16.6
13.7
June
57 636
34 398
26 724
118 758
23.2
18.0
28.1
22.7
July
46 318
25 568
18 349
90 235
-19.6
-25.7
-31.3
-24.0
August
48 060
27 515
17 761
93 336
3.8
7.6
-3.2
3.4
September
47 149
26 199
19 314
92 662
-1.9
-4.8
8.7
-0.7
October
46 939
26 258
19 406
92 603
-0.4
0.2
0.5
-0.1
November
49 089
28 889
18 946
96 924
4.6
10.0
-2.4
4.7
December
47 686
28 543
20 527
96 756
-2.9
-1.2
8.3
-0.2
2014
January
41 626
25 868
14 791
82 285
-12.7
-9.4
-27.9
-15.0
February
43 651
25 867
17 300
86 818
4.9
-
17.0
5.5
March
47 079
30 778
19 410
97 267
7.9
19.0
12.2
12.0

- 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

2013
January
28 994
25 293
20 129
6 015
11 205
1 557
966
1 517
95 677
February
28 925
25 268
19 936
5 990
11 086
1 579
955
1 509
95 248
March
28 974
25 318
19 755
5 937
10 939
1 605
952
1 502
94 983
April
29 101
25 404
19 619
5 872
10 777
1 631
955
1 494
94 854
May
29 228
25 465
19 516
5 812
10 618
1 643
962
1 483
94 729
June
29 311
25 528
19 411
5 780
10 464
1 641
967
1 470
94 571
July
29 358
25 645
19 289
5 786
10 331
1 631
967
1 460
94 466
August
29 386
25 780
19 182
5 811
10 218
1 626
963
1 457
94 423
September
29 454
25 859
19 124
5 830
10 118
1 627
955
1 467
94 434
October
29 536
25 839
19 098
5 834
10 026
1 627
942
1 484
94 387
November
29 614
25 722
19 099
5 833
9 951
1 621
928
1 501
94 268
December
29 669
25 500
19 129
5 830
9 898
1 607
915
1 512
94 058
2014
January
29 648
25 215
19 123
5 833
9 851
1 581
904
1 511
93 666
February
29 557
24 927
19 075
5 843
9 812
1 552
895
1 501
93 163
March
29 469
24 673
19 029
5 859
9 778
1 512
889
1 491
92 699

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
January
28 518
25 780
19 707
6 442
11 128
1 693
911
1 501
95 679
February
28 986
25 541
20 080
5 967
11 254
1 580
989
1 505
95 902
March
29 168
24 374
20 302
5 743
11 067
1 680
974
1 535
94 842
April
28 727
25 644
18 930
5 903
10 502
1 552
918
1 437
93 613
May
28 918
25 543
19 176
5 734
10 515
1 666
974
1 491
94 016
June
30 219
25 952
20 172
5 826
10 684
1 745
927
1 525
97 050
July
28 980
25 431
19 073
5 740
10 372
1 644
1 017
1 432
93 688
August
29 731
25 578
19 400
5 814
10 073
1 419
997
1 483
94 495
September
29 169
25 679
18 999
5 865
10 111
1 717
912
1 404
93 856
October
28 932
25 579
18 732
5 775
10 122
1 639
931
1 447
93 156
November
29 698
26 651
18 867
6 010
9 745
1 649
933
1 541
95 095
December
30 458
26 048
19 690
5 783
10 248
1 636
941
1 561
96 364
2014
January
29 780
24 355
19 289
5 678
9 504
1 557
879
1 548
92 591
February
29 272
24 502
19 027
5 835
9 922
1 532
904
1 464
92 459
March
29 026
24 898
18 650
5 990
9 804
1 491
877
1 434
92 168

Original

2013
January
26 194
22 583
16 946
5 918
10 198
1 403
748
1 440
85 430
February
27 427
24 415
18 369
5 696
10 679
1 309
867
1 456
90 218
March
29 928
25 360
21 135
5 680
11 145
1 564
1 075
1 513
97 400
April
25 982
23 023
17 666
5 381
9 497
1 273
971
1 324
85 117
May
29 707
26 226
20 221
5 761
10 610
1 597
1 132
1 534
96 788
June
37 194
30 647
26 245
6 999
12 782
1 917
1 162
1 812
118 758
July
27 789
24 584
18 618
5 485
9 848
1 466
1 049
1 396
90 235
August
29 223
25 210
19 101
5 730
10 177
1 491
967
1 437
93 336
September
28 702
25 430
18 498
5 847
10 153
1 835
852
1 345
92 662
October
28 519
25 961
18 057
5 732
10 305
1 737
853
1 439
92 603
November
30 496
27 547
18 381
6 216
9 815
1 984
904
1 581
96 924
December
29 966
26 316
19 718
6 039
10 287
2 009
835
1 586
96 756
2014
January
27 080
21 289
16 660
5 082
8 707
1 280
713
1 474
82 285
February
27 585
23 411
17 367
5 567
9 427
1 263
791
1 407
86 818
March
30 656
26 311
20 073
6 184
10 117
1 457
998
1 471
97 267

(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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