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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/10/2014   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
30 003
25 471
18 467
5 912
9 690
1 423
893
1 485
93 343
Seasonally Adjusted
30 228
25 470
18 880
5 917
9 809
1 593
901
1 486
94 285

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.4
-
0.1
0.3
-0.6
-0.3
-1.2
0.9
0.1
Seasonally Adjusted
1.8
2.0
4.5
0.5
5.1
14.2
4.5
2.1
2.9

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
1.9
-1.2
-3.5
1.7
-4.4
-11.5
-6.6
1.3
-1.1
Seasonally Adjusted
4.1
-0.6
-0.1
1.8
-3.5
-5.6
0.6
4.1
0.8

(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.



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend estimates: The September 2014 trend estimate (93 343) has increased by 0.1% when compared with August 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The September 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (94 285) has increased by 2.9% when compared with August 2014.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for September 2014 with August 2014, sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. Over the same period, Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.6%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for September 2014 with August 2014, sales of all vehicle types increased. Passenger, Sports utility and Other vehicles increased by 0.5%, 6.8% and 2.3% respectively.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Five of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing September 2014 with August 2014. The Australian Capital Territory recorded the largest percentage increase (0.9%), followed by New South Wales (0.4%) and South Australia (0.3%). Over the same period, the Northern Territory recorded the largest decrease in sales of 1.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: All states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing September 2014 with August 2014. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage increase (14.2%) followed by Western Australia (5.1%) and both Queensland and the Northern Territory (4.5%).




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): New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - long term-graph_update_September_2014


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
July
47 653
27 633
19 182
94 469
-
-
-0.9
-0.2
August
47 546
27 689
19 126
94 362
-0.2
0.2
-0.3
-0.1
September
47 451
27 748
19 144
94 342
-0.2
0.2
0.1
-
October
47 329
27 796
19 188
94 314
-0.3
0.2
0.2
-
November
47 112
27 844
19 243
94 199
-0.5
0.2
0.3
-0.1
December
46 776
27 912
19 230
93 919
-0.7
0.2
-0.1
-0.3
2014
January
46 316
28 019
19 145
93 481
-1.0
0.4
-0.4
-0.5
February
45 795
28 208
19 012
93 015
-1.1
0.7
-0.7
-0.5
March
45 309
28 460
18 912
92 681
-1.1
0.9
-0.5
-0.4
April
44 908
28 750
18 906
92 563
-0.9
1.0
-
-0.1
May
44 632
29 100
18 985
92 717
-0.6
1.2
0.4
0.2
June
44 437
29 452
19 089
92 978
-0.4
1.2
0.5
0.3
July
44 269
29 745
19 134
93 147
-0.4
1.0
0.2
0.2
August
44 116
30 005
19 131
93 252
-0.3
0.9
-
0.1
September
44 044
30 182
19 118
93 343
-0.2
0.6
-0.1
0.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
July
46 887
27 147
19 453
93 487
-2.8
-3.0
-5.2
-3.4
August
48 000
28 526
18 430
94 955
2.4
5.1
-5.3
1.6
September
47 177
27 477
18 890
93 544
-1.7
-3.7
2.5
-1.5
October
47 159
26 915
18 910
92 984
-
-2.0
0.1
-0.6
November
47 407
28 412
19 339
95 158
0.5
5.6
2.3
2.3
December
47 119
28 799
20 419
96 337
-0.6
1.4
5.6
1.2
2014
January
45 966
27 594
18 871
92 431
-2.4
-4.2
-7.6
-4.1
February
46 234
27 378
18 750
92 363
0.6
-0.8
-0.6
-0.1
March
44 782
28 842
18 606
92 230
-3.1
5.3
-0.8
-0.1
April
45 111
28 661
18 396
92 168
0.7
-0.6
-1.1
-0.1
May
44 046
29 382
19 119
92 546
-2.4
2.5
3.9
0.4
June
44 731
29 505
20 395
94 632
1.6
0.4
6.7
2.3
July
44 635
30 094
18 427
93 156
-0.2
2.0
-9.7
-1.6
August
43 802
29 076
18 785
91 664
-1.9
-3.4
1.9
-1.6
September
44 017
31 046
19 222
94 285
0.5
6.8
2.3
2.9

Original

2013
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
April
39 027
25 350
16 333
80 710
-17.1
-17.6
-15.9
-17.0
May
43 819
30 730
20 013
94 562
12.3
21.2
22.5
17.2
June
53 844
36 846
27 619
118 309
22.9
19.9
38.0
25.1
July
43 464
28 805
17 598
89 867
-19.3
-21.8
-36.3
-24.0
August
42 658
27 543
17 956
88 157
-1.9
-4.4
2.0
-1.9
September
45 194
30 027
19 757
94 978
5.9
9.0
10.0
7.7

- 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
July
29 413
25 551
19 345
5 780
10 332
1 620
969
1 458
94 469
August
29 402
25 684
19 224
5 795
10 228
1 610
965
1 455
94 362
September
29 430
25 792
19 147
5 812
10 134
1 607
955
1 466
94 342
October
29 486
25 830
19 098
5 831
10 039
1 609
937
1 485
94 314
November
29 547
25 749
19 081
5 846
9 947
1 606
919
1 504
94 199
December
29 580
25 507
19 099
5 842
9 875
1 596
909
1 510
93 919
2014
January
29 557
25 186
19 093
5 831
9 834
1 575
907
1 498
93 481
February
29 478
24 925
19 025
5 820
9 836
1 543
915
1 473
93 015
March
29 395
24 827
18 896
5 818
9 866
1 509
925
1 446
92 681
April
29 356
24 914
18 726
5 827
9 896
1 485
931
1 428
92 563
May
29 429
25 126
18 590
5 846
9 899
1 466
932
1 428
92 717
June
29 585
25 320
18 519
5 864
9 872
1 451
926
1 441
92 978
July
29 741
25 422
18 477
5 882
9 817
1 437
915
1 457
93 147
August
29 883
25 466
18 456
5 896
9 748
1 428
903
1 471
93 252
September
30 003
25 471
18 467
5 912
9 690
1 423
893
1 485
93 343

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
July
28 979
25 269
19 053
5 758
10 353
1 658
1 008
1 408
93 487
August
29 913
25 496
19 658
5 803
10 160
1 426
1 023
1 476
94 955
September
29 034
25 630
18 891
5 811
10 168
1 688
896
1 427
93 544
October
28 874
25 542
18 651
5 781
10 089
1 663
932
1 452
92 984
November
29 609
26 736
18 877
6 023
9 783
1 662
936
1 532
95 158
December
30 380
26 126
19 721
5 790
10 215
1 626
922
1 557
96 337
2014
January
29 730
24 326
19 228
5 695
9 499
1 549
879
1 526
92 431
February
29 187
24 542
18 980
5 892
9 877
1 505
909
1 471
92 363
March
29 036
25 050
18 559
5 914
9 893
1 485
874
1 419
92 230
April
29 327
24 400
18 890
5 755
9 835
1 515
1 056
1 390
92 168
May
29 395
25 322
18 499
5 699
9 911
1 472
847
1 400
92 546
June
29 921
25 835
18 731
6 045
10 147
1 506
979
1 467
94 632
July
29 599
25 626
18 339
5 842
9 876
1 471
913
1 491
93 156
August
29 700
24 960
18 066
5 890
9 335
1 395
862
1 456
91 664
September
30 228
25 470
18 880
5 917
9 809
1 593
901
1 486
94 285

Original

2013
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
April
25 625
21 108
17 041
4 897
8 604
1 182
1 070
1 183
80 710
May
29 788
26 042
19 252
5 764
9 920
1 409
978
1 409
94 562
June
37 575
31 327
24 643
7 531
12 440
1 743
1 258
1 792
118 309
July
28 587
24 756
17 767
5 514
9 556
1 302
913
1 472
89 867
August
28 404
24 184
17 169
5 618
9 137
1 418
807
1 420
88 157
September
30 388
25 670
18 890
6 099
9 882
1 734
904
1 411
94 978

(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
October 2014 17 November 2014
November 2014 15 December 2014
December 2014 19 January 2015
January 2015 16 February 2015
February 2015 16 March 2015
March 2015 16 April 2015



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