9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, October 2015 Quality Declaration 
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
32 899
26 746
19 759
5 670
8 769
1 639
822
1 598
97 903
Seasonally Adjusted
32 356
26 317
19 638
5 864
8 674
1 636
863
1 578
96 925

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.7
0.1
0.5
-1.4
1.6
0.4
Seasonally Adjusted
-3.8
-5.2
-2.2
1.9
-2.5
-16.4
6.5
-3.9
-3.6

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
9.3
4.8
8.3
-1.8
-6.4
14.7
-9.0
11.7
5.5
Seasonally Adjusted
5.7
3.7
8.9
2.4
-8.6
14.4
-4.2
11.8
4.2

(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.


OCTOBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS

  • The October 2015 trend estimate (97 903) has increased by 0.4% when compared with September 2015.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for October 2015 with September 2015, sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 0.1% and 0.5% respectively. Over the same period sales for Sports utility vehicles increased by 1.5%.
  • Seven of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing October 2015 with September 2015. The Australian Capital Territory recorded the largest percentage increase (1.6%), followed by South Australia (0.7%) and New South Wales (0.6%). Over the same period, the Northern Territory was the only jurisdiction to record a decrease in sales (1.4%).





SUMMARY COMMENTARY

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

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

2014
August
43 843
29 889
19 196
92 928
-0.6
0.4
0.2
-0.1
September
43 563
29 999
19 224
92 787
-0.6
0.4
0.1
-0.2
October
43 355
30 151
19 258
92 763
-0.5
0.5
0.2
-
November
43 252
30 419
19 319
92 990
-0.2
0.9
0.3
0.2
December
43 142
30 850
19 393
93 385
-0.3
1.4
0.4
0.4
2015
January
43 032
31 371
19 437
93 840
-0.3
1.7
0.2
0.5
February
42 958
31 922
19 450
94 330
-0.2
1.8
0.1
0.5
March
42 860
32 408
19 463
94 732
-0.2
1.5
0.1
0.4
April
42 817
32 849
19 421
95 087
-0.1
1.4
-0.2
0.4
May
42 830
33 293
19 316
95 439
-
1.4
-0.5
0.4
June
42 859
33 823
19 181
95 863
0.1
1.6
-0.7
0.4
July
42 902
34 468
19 017
96 387
0.1
1.9
-0.9
0.5
August
42 892
35 209
18 851
96 953
-
2.1
-0.9
0.6
September
42 806
35 953
18 715
97 474
-0.2
2.1
-0.7
0.5
October
42 770
36 507
18 625
97 903
-0.1
1.5
-0.5
0.4

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
August
43 784
29 376
19 239
92 398
-1.6
-2.0
4.3
-0.6
September
43 258
30 662
19 380
93 301
-1.2
4.4
0.7
1.0
October
43 854
30 007
19 134
92 995
1.4
-2.1
-1.3
-0.3
November
43 016
30 449
18 810
92 274
-1.9
1.5
-1.7
-0.8
December
44 130
30 718
20 215
95 064
2.6
0.9
7.5
3.0
2015
January
43 662
30 316
19 251
93 228
-1.1
-1.3
-4.8
-1.9
February
43 155
33 250
19 227
95 632
-1.2
9.7
-0.1
2.6
March
44 995
31 710
19 510
96 214
4.3
-4.6
1.5
0.6
April
41 317
34 403
19 382
95 102
-8.2
8.5
-0.7
-1.2
May
42 052
32 171
19 330
93 553
1.8
-6.5
-0.3
-1.6
June
44 619
33 448
19 422
97 489
6.1
4.0
0.5
4.2
July
42 735
34 476
19 258
96 469
-4.2
3.1
-0.8
-1.0
August
41 667
34 861
18 445
94 973
-2.5
1.1
-4.2
-1.6
September
44 712
37 513
18 313
100 537
7.3
7.6
-0.7
5.9
October
41 321
36 552
19 052
96 925
-7.6
-2.6
4.0
-3.6

Original

2014
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
October
43 126
28 835
19 275
91 236
-4.6
-4.0
-2.4
-3.9
November
43 063
31 032
18 137
92 232
-0.1
7.6
-5.9
1.1
December
45 051
30 666
21 092
96 809
4.6
-1.2
16.3
5.0
2015
January
39 799
27 679
14 638
82 116
-11.7
-9.7
-30.6
-15.2
February
40 775
32 039
17 610
90 424
2.5
15.8
20.3
10.1
March
48 185
35 503
21 366
105 054
18.2
10.8
21.3
16.2
April
35 015
29 664
16 977
81 656
-27.3
-16.4
-20.5
-22.3
May
40 592
32 530
20 205
93 327
15.9
9.7
19.0
14.3
June
56 386
42 256
27 208
125 850
38.9
29.9
34.7
34.8
July
41 420
32 679
18 209
92 308
-26.5
-22.7
-33.1
-26.7
August
40 673
32 900
17 132
90 705
-1.8
0.7
-5.9
-1.7
September
46 084
36 968
18 340
101 392
13.3
12.4
7.1
11.8
October
40 856
34 744
18 721
94 321
-11.3
-6.0
2.1
-7.0

- 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

2014
August
29 875
25 461
18 279
5 863
9 675
1 417
907
1 452
92 928
September
29 999
25 481
18 211
5 818
9 519
1 415
902
1 441
92 787
October
30 101
25 516
18 243
5 772
9 369
1 429
903
1 430
92 763
November
30 185
25 603
18 406
5 747
9 252
1 461
908
1 427
92 990
December
30 237
25 739
18 643
5 754
9 162
1 500
917
1 433
93 385
2015
January
30 308
25 849
18 905
5 779
9 085
1 539
930
1 446
93 840
February
30 462
25 928
19 147
5 805
9 014
1 572
941
1 461
94 330
March
30 700
25 952
19 321
5 805
8 943
1 596
945
1 470
94 732
April
31 032
25 973
19 421
5 759
8 881
1 606
939
1 477
95 087
May
31 419
26 041
19 460
5 686
8 825
1 605
920
1 485
95 439
June
31 807
26 155
19 501
5 618
8 784
1 603
894
1 499
95 863
July
32 165
26 297
19 572
5 587
8 767
1 609
868
1 521
96 387
August
32 469
26 460
19 650
5 595
8 764
1 620
848
1 548
96 953
September
32 712
26 612
19 721
5 629
8 763
1 630
834
1 573
97 474
October
32 899
26 746
19 759
5 670
8 769
1 639
822
1 598
97 903

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
August
29 782
25 422
18 096
5 932
9 414
1 419
876
1 457
92 398
September
30 063
25 150
18 648
5 857
9 639
1 580
913
1 450
93 301
October
30 622
25 388
18 030
5 724
9 487
1 430
901
1 411
92 995
November
29 738
25 887
17 971
5 777
9 149
1 431
897
1 423
92 274
December
30 434
25 948
20 336
5 553
9 030
1 409
955
1 398
95 064
2015
January
29 997
25 591
19 048
5 682
9 032
1 590
849
1 439
93 228
February
30 702
25 710
19 726
6 145
9 191
1 658
1 010
1 490
95 632
March
30 847
26 212
20 298
5 761
9 064
1 585
918
1 529
96 214
April
30 505
26 519
19 474
5 776
8 824
1 593
952
1 459
95 102
May
31 242
25 319
18 891
5 594
8 594
1 541
952
1 421
93 553
June
32 600
26 110
20 123
5 679
8 907
1 662
888
1 519
97 489
July
31 965
26 648
19 462
5 646
8 756
1 618
850
1 524
96 469
August
31 945
25 688
19 306
5 242
8 725
1 720
832
1 515
94 973
September
33 639
27 750
20 087
5 756
8 898
1 955
810
1 641
100 537
October
32 356
26 317
19 638
5 864
8 674
1 636
863
1 578
96 925

Original

2014
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
October
29 839
25 559
16 990
5 628
9 534
1 488
826
1 372
91 236
November
30 419
26 282
16 814
5 888
8 876
1 650
841
1 462
92 232
December
30 257
26 783
20 853
5 830
9 143
1 645
894
1 404
96 809
2015
January
26 796
22 211
16 570
5 039
8 101
1 364
662
1 373
82 116
February
28 975
24 742
18 212
5 915
8 851
1 409
877
1 443
90 424
March
33 773
28 536
22 499
6 173
9 823
1 560
1 064
1 626
105 054
April
26 264
22 160
17 335
4 843
7 609
1 280
948
1 217
81 656
May
30 996
25 231
19 312
5 429
8 353
1 440
1 144
1 422
93 327
June
42 105
32 615
27 270
7 286
11 503
1 989
1 189
1 893
125 850
July
30 332
25 902
18 700
5 256
8 341
1 445
836
1 496
92 308
August
30 529
24 608
18 183
5 088
8 371
1 710
767
1 449
90 705
September
33 983
27 675
20 387
5 859
9 009
2 090
785
1 604
101 392
October
31 196
26 503
18 246
5 825
8 534
1 719
785
1 513
94 321

(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
November 2015 15 December 2015
December 2015 18 January 2016
January 2016 15 February 2016
February 2016 15 March 2016
March 2016 18 April 2016
April 2016 17 May 2016



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

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