9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, November 2017 Quality Declaration 
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CESSATION OF NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES COLLECTION

As foreshadowed in the ABS 2017-2018 Forward Work Program, publication of Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0) will cease following release of the December 2017 issue on 16 January 2018. Data on sales of new motor vehicles (in original terms) is available from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries website: https://www.fcai.com.au/sales.

NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
32 805
27 913
19 259
5 965
8 639
1 746
853
1 510
98 690
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
32 682
28 033
19 530
5 979
8 680
1 754
855
1 542
99 055
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
-0.4
-0.5
-0.7
-0.6
1.0
1.6
-2.5
-0.7
-0.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-
-0.3
0.5
-0.8
0.7
2.9
-0.3
2.3
0.1
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
-0.8
1.0
2.0
0.1
8.9
2.5
-0.8
-3.6
1.1
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.2
0.9
2.2
-1.2
13.1
5.0
-0.8
-0.8
2.1

- 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.



NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


NOVEMBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The November 2017 trend estimate (98,690) decreased by 0.3% when compared with October 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for November 2017 with October 2017, sales for Other vehicles increased by 0.4%. By contrast, Passenger vehicles and Sports utility vehicles decreased by 0.8% and 0.4% respectively.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (1.6%), continuing an upward trend that began in May 2017.
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (-2.5%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2017 (Final Issue) 16 January 2018



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for November 2017.


INQUIRIES

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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

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

2016
September
39 984
37 466
20 792
98 242
-0.3
0.6
0.2
0.1
October
39 824
37 489
20 773
98 086
-0.4
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
November
39 533
37 334
20 749
97 616
-0.7
-0.4
-0.1
-0.5
December
39 132
37 097
20 827
97 056
-1.0
-0.6
0.4
-0.6
2017
January
38 744
36 971
21 059
96 773
-1.0
-0.3
1.1
-0.3
February
38 439
37 123
21 390
96 953
-0.8
0.4
1.6
0.2
March
38 293
37 557
21 765
97 615
-0.4
1.2
1.8
0.7
April
38 247
38 133
22 165
98 545
-0.1
1.5
1.8
1.0
May
38 213
38 649
22 540
99 401
-0.1
1.4
1.7
0.9
June
38 118
38 975
22 839
99 932
-0.2
0.8
1.3
0.5
July
37 865
39 120
23 031
100 016
-0.7
0.4
0.8
0.1
August
37 450
39 105
23 169
99 725
-1.1
-
0.6
-0.3
September
37 042
39 000
23 310
99 352
-1.1
-0.3
0.6
-0.4
October
36 712
38 902
23 420
99 034
-0.9
-0.3
0.5
-0.3
November
36 433
38 733
23 524
98 690
-0.8
-0.4
0.4
-0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
September
40 334
38 279
20 881
99 494
1.2
2.1
1.7
1.7
October
39 193
38 264
20 442
97 899
-2.8
-
-2.1
-1.6
November
39 090
36 838
21 075
97 003
-0.3
-3.7
3.1
-0.9
December
40 606
35 670
21 268
97 544
3.9
-3.2
0.9
0.6
2017
January
39 199
38 004
20 526
97 729
-3.5
6.5
-3.5
0.2
February
37 622
36 844
20 676
95 143
-4.0
-3.1
0.7
-2.6
March
37 008
37 940
21 967
96 915
-1.6
3.0
6.2
1.9
April
38 017
36 981
22 979
97 978
2.7
-2.5
4.6
1.1
May
39 414
38 531
22 604
100 549
3.7
4.2
-1.6
2.6
June
39 014
40 391
22 627
102 032
-1.0
4.8
0.1
1.5
July
37 749
39 445
22 265
99 459
-3.2
-2.3
-1.6
-2.5
August
36 519
38 742
23 901
99 162
-3.3
-1.8
7.3
-0.3
September
36 768
38 621
23 563
98 953
0.7
-0.3
-1.4
-0.2
October
37 169
38 559
23 191
98 920
1.1
-0.2
-1.6
-
November
36 565
39 106
23 384
99 055
-1.6
1.4
0.8
0.1

Original

2016
September
42 076
39 497
21 123
102 696
8.0
8.5
7.9
8.2
October
37 817
36 442
19 098
93 357
-10.1
-7.7
-9.6
-9.1
November
39 852
37 536
21 549
98 937
5.4
3.0
12.8
6.0
December
42 385
34 936
21 442
98 763
6.4
-6.9
-0.5
-0.2
2017
January
34 920
34 127
15 863
84 910
-17.6
-2.3
-26.0
-14.0
February
34 740
35 497
18 788
89 025
-0.5
4.0
18.4
4.8
March
38 972
41 484
24 954
105 410
12.2
16.9
32.8
18.4
April
32 147
31 368
19 620
83 135
-17.5
-24.4
-21.4
-21.1
May
38 842
39 629
24 430
102 901
20.8
26.3
24.5
23.8
June
50 646
51 393
32 132
134 171
30.4
29.7
31.5
30.4
July
35 792
36 979
19 983
92 754
-29.3
-28.0
-37.8
-30.9
August
35 733
38 118
22 811
96 662
-0.2
3.1
14.2
4.2
September
38 147
39 003
23 050
100 200
6.8
2.3
1.0
3.7
October
36 396
36 871
22 496
95 763
-4.6
-5.5
-2.4
-4.4
November
36 929
40 748
23 688
101 365
1.5
10.5
5.3
5.8

- 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.

Trend

2016
September
33 077
27 729
19 096
5 989
8 199
1 735
885
1 533
98 242
October
33 134
27 750
18 993
5 987
8 064
1 734
872
1 552
98 086
November
33 078
27 626
18 890
5 958
7 933
1 704
860
1 567
97 616
December
32 974
27 425
18 817
5 916
7 848
1 655
851
1 570
97 056
2017
January
32 909
27 307
18 819
5 885
7 832
1 609
849
1 563
96 773
February
32 930
27 354
18 927
5 895
7 852
1 581
860
1 554
96 953
March
33 032
27 591
19 154
5 948
7 887
1 569
883
1 551
97 615
April
33 190
27 924
19 440
6 019
7 935
1 569
911
1 557
98 545
May
33 341
28 229
19 680
6 082
7 994
1 576
934
1 565
99 401
June
33 421
28 403
19 799
6 121
8 081
1 593
945
1 569
99 932
July
33 394
28 428
19 765
6 116
8 191
1 618
941
1 563
100 016
August
33 257
28 318
19 640
6 078
8 311
1 649
923
1 549
99 725
September
33 097
28 167
19 500
6 037
8 435
1 684
899
1 533
99 352
October
32 939
28 041
19 389
6 002
8 551
1 718
875
1 521
99 034
November
32 805
27 913
19 259
5 965
8 639
1 746
853
1 510
98 690

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
September
33 326
28 038
19 202
6 248
8 344
1 835
937
1 564
99 494
October
33 440
27 934
18 754
5 688
7 952
1 765
826
1 539
97 899
November
32 306
27 784
19 104
6 049
7 674
1 670
862
1 555
97 003
December
33 816
26 402
19 054
6 047
8 063
1 651
843
1 668
97 544
2017
January
32 920
28 661
18 510
5 874
7 778
1 584
860
1 542
97 729
February
32 348
26 458
18 900
5 660
7 817
1 557
883
1 519
95 143
March
32 642
27 262
19 132
6 004
7 946
1 576
825
1 528
96 915
April
33 547
27 730
18 875
5 968
7 857
1 562
899
1 539
97 978
May
33 589
28 493
19 987
6 158
8 202
1 617
943
1 560
100 549
June
33 648
29 395
20 603
6 223
7 895
1 612
1 012
1 644
102 032
July
33 204
28 168
19 710
6 175
8 116
1 580
938
1 570
99 459
August
33 039
28 149
19 525
6 020
8 424
1 535
935
1 534
99 162
September
33 577
27 864
18 992
5 945
8 389
1 822
868
1 497
98 953
October
32 668
28 109
19 427
6 030
8 618
1 704
858
1 507
98 920
November
32 682
28 033
19 530
5 979
8 680
1 754
855
1 542
99 055

Original

2016
September
34 424
28 766
19 702
6 551
8 668
2 074
880
1 631
102 696
October
31 850
27 546
16 870
5 450
7 580
1 937
713
1 411
93 357
November
32 955
28 991
18 733
6 259
7 657
1 903
808
1 631
98 937
December
33 632
27 065
19 252
6 464
8 026
1 918
734
1 672
98 763
2017
January
29 068
24 535
15 709
5 134
7 037
1 337
652
1 438
84 910
February
30 221
24 917
17 474
5 354
7 526
1 334
760
1 439
89 025
March
35 677
29 252
21 217
6 387
8 712
1 536
946
1 683
105 410
April
28 565
23 292
16 312
4 951
6 634
1 214
910
1 257
83 135
May
34 545
29 077
20 674
6 133
8 154
1 540
1 276
1 502
102 901
June
44 341
37 255
28 768
8 213
10 161
1 953
1 333
2 147
134 171
July
30 620
26 584
18 540
5 663
7 576
1 376
914
1 481
92 754
August
32 137
27 569
18 695
5 790
8 487
1 538
904
1 542
96 662
September
34 168
28 096
19 175
6 029
8 401
2 016
821
1 494
100 200
October
31 454
28 098
17 860
5 831
8 458
1 870
744
1 448
95 763
November
33 463
29 332
19 134
6 330
8 685
2 021
789
1 611
101 365

(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.