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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Jan 2014 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/02/2014   
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JANUARY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
30 179
25 512
19 455
5 777
9 773
1 643
910
1 568
94 816
Seasonally Adjusted
30 125
24 391
19 550
5 669
9 455
1 582
893
1 566
93 232

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.8
-0.5
0.8
-0.4
-0.7
0.3
-1.3
1.9
0.2
Seasonally Adjusted
-1.4
-6.3
-1.2
-1.5
-7.9
-4.7
-5.4
-1.1
-3.5

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
4.0
1.0
-3.4
-3.9
-12.8
5.5
-5.8
3.2
-0.9
Seasonally Adjusted
4.9
-5.3
-1.6
-12.3
-14.7
-8.0
-3.6
3.4
-3.0

(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.



JANUARY KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend estimates: The January 2014 trend estimate (94 816) has increased by 0.2% when compared with December 2013.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The January 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (93 232) has decreased by 3.5% when compared with December 2013.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for January 2014 with December 2013, sales of Sports utility and Other vehicles increased by 0.3% and 0.9% respectively. Over the same period, Passenger vehicles decreased by 0.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for January 2014 with December 2013, sales of Passenger, Sports utility and Other vehicles decreased by 2.1%, 4.6% and 5.1% respectively.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Four of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing January 2014 with December 2013. The Australian Capital Territory recorded the largest percentage increase (1.9%) followed by both New South Wales and Queensland with 0.8% each. Over the same period, sales in the Northern Territory and Western Australia decreased by 1.3% and 0.7% respectively. Sales in Western Australia have decreased for thirteen consecutive months.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: All eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing January 2014 with December 2013. Western Australia recorded the largest percentage decrease (7.9%) followed by Victoria (6.3%) and the Northern Territory (5.4%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
February 2014 17 March 2014
March 2014 17 April 2014
April 2014 15 May 2014
May 2014 17 June 2014
June 2014 15 July 2014
July 2014 18 August 2014



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

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


INQUIRIES

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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

2012
November
49 193
26 563
20 678
96 434
0.2
0.5
0.3
0.3
December
48 839
26 758
20 609
96 205
-0.7
0.7
-0.3
-0.2
2013
January
48 201
27 018
20 456
95 675
-1.3
1.0
-0.7
-0.6
February
47 582
27 302
20 288
95 171
-1.3
1.0
-0.8
-0.5
March
47 227
27 551
20 073
94 851
-0.7
0.9
-1.1
-0.3
April
47 179
27 702
19 824
94 705
-0.1
0.5
-1.2
-0.2
May
47 306
27 721
19 577
94 605
0.3
0.1
-1.2
-0.1
June
47 468
27 671
19 359
94 498
0.3
-0.2
-1.1
-0.1
July
47 532
27 685
19 227
94 443
0.1
-
-0.7
-0.1
August
47 481
27 745
19 194
94 420
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
-
September
47 420
27 812
19 190
94 422
-0.1
0.2
-
-
October
47 339
27 890
19 227
94 456
-0.2
0.3
0.2
-
November
47 234
27 976
19 343
94 554
-0.2
0.3
0.6
0.1
December
47 109
28 048
19 470
94 628
-0.3
0.3
0.7
0.1
2014
January
47 038
28 123
19 655
94 816
-0.2
0.3
0.9
0.2

Seasonally Adjusted

2012
November
50 419
24 756
20 333
95 508
2.9
-7.9
-0.3
-0.8
December
50 243
26 465
19 953
96 661
-0.3
6.9
-1.9
1.2
2013
January
46 524
28 231
21 316
96 071
-7.4
6.7
6.8
-0.6
February
46 090
27 801
21 552
95 444
-0.9
-1.5
1.1
-0.7
March
47 860
27 405
19 376
94 642
3.8
-1.4
-10.1
-0.8
April
47 308
27 409
18 730
93 447
-1.2
-
-3.3
-1.3
May
47 049
27 560
19 470
94 079
-0.5
0.6
4.0
0.7
June
48 249
28 049
20 620
96 919
2.6
1.8
5.9
3.0
July
46 976
27 374
19 306
93 656
-2.6
-2.4
-6.4
-3.4
August
47 828
28 186
18 494
94 508
1.8
3.0
-4.2
0.9
September
47 146
27 686
19 132
93 964
-1.4
-1.8
3.5
-0.6
October
47 281
27 085
18 939
93 306
0.3
-2.2
-1.0
-0.7
November
47 435
28 389
19 455
95 280
0.3
4.8
2.7
2.1
December
47 469
28 838
20 266
96 573
0.1
1.6
4.2
1.4
2014
January
46 470
27 523
19 240
93 232
-2.1
-4.6
-5.1
-3.5

Original

2012
November
51 652
26 145
20 550
98 347
4.8
1.6
-
2.9
December
50 618
25 548
19 261
95 427
-2.0
-2.3
-6.3
-3.0
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

- 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

2012
November
29 309
25 418
20 463
5 952
11 247
1 542
979
1 524
96 434
December
29 188
25 355
20 342
5 998
11 271
1 551
976
1 525
96 205
2013
January
29 014
25 269
20 134
6 012
11 205
1 556
966
1 519
95 675
February
28 898
25 246
19 913
5 993
11 088
1 572
953
1 508
95 171
March
28 909
25 304
19 710
5 945
10 943
1 595
947
1 498
94 851
April
29 016
25 401
19 563
5 882
10 783
1 620
951
1 488
94 705
May
29 150
25 473
19 465
5 821
10 625
1 635
959
1 477
94 605
June
29 259
25 542
19 374
5 788
10 468
1 637
966
1 465
94 498
July
29 340
25 660
19 267
5 791
10 331
1 631
968
1 456
94 443
August
29 389
25 767
19 182
5 814
10 221
1 627
965
1 455
94 420
September
29 460
25 815
19 142
5 831
10 124
1 628
956
1 465
94 422
October
29 577
25 821
19 142
5 834
10 023
1 631
944
1 485
94 456
November
29 752
25 769
19 203
5 822
9 928
1 636
932
1 511
94 554
December
29 943
25 649
19 299
5 799
9 838
1 638
922
1 539
94 628
2014
January
30 179
25 512
19 455
5 777
9 773
1 643
910
1 568
94 816

Seasonally Adjusted

2012
November
28 560
24 792
20 827
5 780
11 362
1 655
1 004
1 527
95 508
December
29 806
25 289
20 337
6 033
11 221
1 452
970
1 553
96 661
2013
January
28 731
25 767
19 864
6 465
11 084
1 719
927
1 515
96 071
February
28 916
25 318
19 982
5 908
11 300
1 548
974
1 499
95 444
March
28 948
24 549
20 146
5 812
11 055
1 651
958
1 523
94 642
April
28 618
25 616
18 899
5 910
10 503
1 551
920
1 430
93 447
May
28 923
25 545
19 243
5 722
10 514
1 666
975
1 489
94 079
June
30 148
25 959
20 082
5 838
10 698
1 744
927
1 522
96 919
July
28 995
25 425
19 031
5 735
10 392
1 634
1 017
1 426
93 656
August
29 737
25 594
19 386
5 832
10 055
1 431
998
1 475
94 508
September
29 203
25 730
19 033
5 864
10 091
1 710
915
1 417
93 964
October
29 011
25 572
18 809
5 770
10 106
1 651
936
1 452
93 306
November
29 825
26 633
18 962
5 989
9 739
1 661
935
1 536
95 280
December
30 537
26 037
19 794
5 756
10 261
1 660
945
1 584
96 573
2014
January
30 125
24 391
19 550
5 669
9 455
1 582
893
1 566
93 232

Original

2012
November
30 030
25 740
20 368
6 024
11 676
2 015
938
1 556
98 347
December
28 619
25 238
20 116
6 265
11 014
1 772
859
1 544
95 427
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

(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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