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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Jun 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/07/2008   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
26 519
23 769
18 785
5 511
10 030
1 627
901
1 318
88 460
Seasonally Adjusted
26 910
24 043
18 839
5 536
9 854
1 565
857
1 313
88 917

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.3
0.3
-1.0
-
-0.9
-1.2
-1.3
-1.6
-0.4
Seasonally Adjusted
1.0
0.9
3.0
-0.3
-1.2
-0.6
-3.3
0.6
1.0

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
-0.4
8.2
-2.6
8.3
-1.0
1.4
9.7
-5.9
1.8
Seasonally Adjusted
0.4
8.3
-3.4
8.0
-3.1
-3.0
2.3
-6.5
1.4

- 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



JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend - The June 2008 trend estimate for new motor vehicle sales (88 460) decreased 0.4% when compared with May 2008. The trend estimate has continued to decrease since January 2008.
  • Seasonally adjusted - The June 2008 estimate for total sales of new motor vehicles (88 917) increased by 1.0% compared with May 2008.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend - When comparing June 2008 with May 2008, trend estimates decreased for other vehicles, 0.6%, sports utility vehicles, 0.5%, and passenger vehicles, 0.2%. When compared with the same period 12 months ago, passenger vehicles fell by 1.9% while sports utility vehicles and other vehicles rose by 7.7% and 7.4% respectively.
  • Seasonally adjusted - When comparing June 2008 with May 2008, sports utility vehicles and passenger vehicles increased by 5.3% and 0.4% respectively, while other vehicles decreased by 1.2%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend - When comparing June 2008 with May 2008, seven of the states and territories showed decreases in the trend estimate of total sales of new motor vehicles. The largest decreases were in the Australian Capital Territory, 1.6%, the Northern Territory, 1.3% and Tasmania, 1.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted - When comparing June 2008 to May 2008, four of the states and territories showed decreases. The largest decrease was in the Northern Territory, 3.3%, followed by Western Australia, 1.2% and Tasmania, 0.6%. Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria showed increases of 3.0%, 1.0% and 0.9% respectively.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2008 21 August 2008
August 2008 22 September 2008
September 2008 21 October 2008
October 2008 19 November 2008
November 2008 22 December 2008
December 2008 22 January 2009



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details from the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for June 2008.


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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

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

2007
April
53 500
15 873
17 385
86 758
0.1
1.1
1.1
0.5
May
53 333
16 060
17 494
86 887
-0.3
1.2
0.6
0.1
June
53 018
16 295
17 603
86 916
-0.6
1.5
0.6
-
July
52 712
16 590
17 792
87 094
-0.6
1.8
1.1
0.2
August
52 568
16 938
18 079
87 585
-0.3
2.1
1.6
0.6
September
52 605
17 311
18 409
88 325
0.1
2.2
1.8
0.8
October
52 801
17 651
18 698
89 150
0.4
2.0
1.6
0.9
November
53 057
17 914
18 941
89 912
0.5
1.5
1.3
0.9
December
53 252
18 034
19 138
90 424
0.4
0.7
1.0
0.6
2008
January
53 249
18 026
19 248
90 523
-
-
0.6
0.1
February
52 981
17 948
19 265
90 194
-0.5
-0.4
0.1
-0.4
March
52 608
17 849
19 227
89 684
-0.7
-0.6
-0.2
-0.6
April
52 316
17 740
19 147
89 203
-0.6
-0.6
-0.4
-0.5
May
52 135
17 640
19 019
88 794
-0.3
-0.6
-0.7
-0.5
June
52 014
17 544
18 902
88 460
-0.2
-0.5
-0.6
-0.4

Seasonally Adjusted

2007
April
52 273
16 510
17 226
86 009
-3.0
5.1
-1.1
-1.2
May
52 491
15 951
17 526
85 968
0.4
-3.4
1.7
-
June
54 086
16 016
17 571
87 673
3.0
0.4
0.3
2.0
July
53 966
16 086
17 829
87 881
-0.2
0.4
1.5
0.2
August
51 667
17 123
17 679
86 469
-4.3
6.4
-0.8
-1.6
September
51 790
17 452
18 461
87 703
0.2
1.9
4.4
1.4
October
52 103
18 154
18 708
88 965
0.6
4.0
1.3
1.4
November
53 166
17 611
19 552
90 329
2.0
-3.0
4.5
1.5
December
54 490
17 757
18 900
91 147
2.5
0.8
-3.3
0.9
2008
January
54 206
18 230
19 124
91 560
-0.5
2.7
1.2
0.5
February
52 214
18 129
18 906
89 249
-3.7
-0.6
-1.1
-2.5
March
52 294
17 992
19 385
89 671
0.2
-0.8
2.5
0.5
April
51 603
17 704
20 069
89 376
-1.3
-1.6
3.5
-0.3
May
52 451
17 007
18 593
88 051
1.6
-3.9
-7.4
-1.5
June
52 639
17 900
18 378
88 917
0.4
5.3
-1.2
1.0

Original

2007
April
45 109
14 274
16 231
75 614
-21.9
-18.8
-14.8
-19.9
May
52 727
16 912
18 958
88 597
16.9
18.5
16.8
17.2
June
63 768
18 966
22 363
105 097
20.9
12.1
18.0
18.6
July
53 589
15 396
17 306
86 291
-16.0
-18.8
-22.6
-17.9
August
52 748
17 440
18 018
88 206
-1.6
13.3
4.1
2.2
September
50 197
15 874
17 418
83 489
-4.8
-9.0
-3.3
-5.3
October
53 336
17 748
18 205
89 289
6.3
11.8
4.5
6.9
November
54 195
17 702
20 184
92 081
1.6
-0.3
10.9
3.1
December
51 722
17 114
17 414
86 250
-4.6
-3.3
-13.7
-6.3
2008
January
49 295
17 646
15 329
82 270
-4.7
3.1
-12.0
-4.6
February
53 030
18 277
18 591
89 898
7.6
3.6
21.3
9.3
March
53 122
18 425
19 738
91 285
0.2
0.8
6.2
1.5
April
47 639
16 654
19 768
84 061
-10.3
-9.6
0.2
-7.9
May
51 416
17 279
19 945
88 640
7.9
3.8
0.9
5.4
June
61 524
21 388
23 629
106 541
19.7
23.8
18.5
20.2

- 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)
Aus
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Trend

2007
April
26 521
21 851
19 399
5 151
10 013
1 603
824
1 396
86 758
May
26 597
21 907
19 372
5 115
10 067
1 605
823
1 401
86 887
June
26 617
21 973
19 280
5 088
10 132
1 605
821
1 400
86 916
July
26 651
22 099
19 247
5 080
10 189
1 608
823
1 397
87 094
August
26 760
22 284
19 360
5 109
10 233
1 620
824
1 395
87 585
September
26 941
22 494
19 591
5 179
10 257
1 638
827
1 398
88 325
October
27 180
22 712
19 837
5 278
10 257
1 650
834
1 402
89 150
November
27 387
22 922
20 038
5 380
10 260
1 667
851
1 407
89 912
December
27 472
23 114
20 123
5 463
10 279
1 690
873
1 410
90 424
2008
January
27 403
23 276
20 018
5 515
10 301
1 706
897
1 407
90 523
February
27 197
23 397
19 755
5 529
10 300
1 706
915
1 395
90 194
March
26 949
23 496
19 456
5 525
10 264
1 694
922
1 378
89 684
April
26 747
23 590
19 199
5 517
10 198
1 673
920
1 359
89 203
May
26 603
23 688
18 975
5 512
10 117
1 647
913
1 339
88 794
June
26 519
23 769
18 785
5 511
10 030
1 627
901
1 318
88 460

Seasonally Adjusted

2007
April
26 655
21 451
18 896
5 235
10 003
1 524
834
1 411
86 009
May
26 225
21 467
19 679
4 923
9 899
1 560
817
1 398
85 968
June
26 814
22 207
19 502
5 127
10 167
1 614
838
1 404
87 673
July
26 855
22 139
19 495
5 154
10 287
1 764
802
1 385
87 881
August
26 578
22 303
18 560
5 035
10 281
1 495
827
1 390
86 469
September
26 411
22 653
19 365
5 117
10 298
1 632
824
1 403
87 703
October
27 339
22 539
19 709
5 329
10 183
1 604
854
1 408
88 965
November
27 622
22 690
20 462
5 379
10 172
1 781
843
1 380
90 329
December
27 437
23 157
21 165
5 270
10 210
1 629
850
1 429
91 147
2008
January
27 844
23 633
19 549
5 935
10 556
1 726
887
1 430
91 560
February
27 107
23 512
19 188
5 437
10 082
1 677
897
1 349
89 249
March
27 102
23 416
19 254
5 427
10 328
1 692
1 015
1 437
89 671
April
26 022
23 132
20 224
5 459
10 461
1 803
920
1 355
89 376
May
26 632
23 830
18 298
5 553
9 972
1 575
886
1 305
88 051
June
26 910
24 043
18 839
5 536
9 854
1 565
857
1 313
88 917

Original

2007
April
23 245
18 833
16 907
4 616
8 701
1 214
883
1 215
75 614
May
26 649
22 151
20 428
5 237
10 172
1 587
973
1 400
88 597
June
31 965
25 491
24 997
6 152
11 995
1 750
1 107
1 640
105 097
July
26 851
21 655
19 600
4 871
9 645
1 561
739
1 369
86 291
August
26 549
22 958
19 145
5 128
10 730
1 481
791
1 424
88 206
September
24 946
21 788
18 025
4 738
10 244
1 684
724
1 340
83 489
October
27 556
23 097
18 933
5 329
10 460
1 708
781
1 425
89 289
November
27 835
23 644
20 189
5 556
10 435
2 225
803
1 394
92 081
December
25 290
22 432
19 557
5 078
9 809
2 010
719
1 355
86 250
2008
January
25 810
21 044
16 972
5 256
9 650
1 490
722
1 326
82 270
February
27 855
23 803
18 914
5 607
9 952
1 484
876
1 407
89 898
March
28 128
23 153
20 231
5 334
10 483
1 470
1 108
1 378
91 285
April
24 489
21 814
19 109
5 293
9 475
1 496
1 049
1 336
84 061
May
26 334
23 865
18 672
5 803
10 067
1 585
1 025
1 289
88 640
June
32 027
27 638
24 335
6 568
11 564
1 778
1 128
1 503
106 541

(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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