9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, August 2015 Quality Declaration 
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
32 077
25 932
19 357
5 386
8 683
1 645
848
1 495
95 423
Seasonally Adjusted
31 748
25 574
19 079
5 232
8 695
1 677
831
1 495
94 332

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.5
-0.2
-0.3
-1.8
-0.4
0.8
-3.3
0.3
-0.1
Seasonally Adjusted
-0.2
-3.3
-1.5
-6.0
-0.4
3.2
-2.4
-1.3
-1.6

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
7.3
1.9
5.8
-8.1
-10.3
15.9
-6.6
2.7
2.6
Seasonally Adjusted
6.7
0.6
5.5
-11.9
-7.7
18.8
-5.2
2.8
2.1

(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.



AUGUST TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS

  • The August 2015 trend estimate for total new motor vehicle sales (95 423) has decreased by 0.1% when compared with July 2015.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for August 2015 with those from July 2015, sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 0.3% and 0.7% respectively. Over the same period sales for Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.5%.
  • Five of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing August 2015 with July 2015. The Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage decrease (3.3%), followed by South Australia (1.8%) and Western Australia (0.4%). Over the same period, Tasmania recorded the largest increase in sales (0.8%).




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
June
44 355
29 384
19 085
92 824
-0.5
1.2
0.6
0.3
July
44 147
29 697
19 157
93 000
-0.5
1.1
0.4
0.2
August
43 900
29 896
19 186
92 982
-0.6
0.7
0.2
-
September
43 621
30 076
19 200
92 897
-0.6
0.6
0.1
-0.1
October
43 399
30 278
19 227
92 904
-0.5
0.7
0.1
-
November
43 265
30 556
19 291
93 111
-0.3
0.9
0.3
0.2
December
43 109
30 953
19 376
93 438
-0.4
1.3
0.4
0.4
2015
January
42 972
31 428
19 431
93 831
-0.3
1.5
0.3
0.4
February
42 896
31 939
19 453
94 288
-0.2
1.6
0.1
0.5
March
42 857
32 437
19 459
94 753
-0.1
1.6
-
0.5
April
42 817
32 871
19 421
95 109
-0.1
1.3
-0.2
0.4
May
42 754
33 217
19 346
95 317
-0.1
1.1
-0.4
0.2
June
42 671
33 524
19 252
95 447
-0.2
0.9
-0.5
0.1
July
42 556
33 816
19 142
95 514
-0.3
0.9
-0.6
0.1
August
42 448
33 968
19 006
95 423
-0.3
0.5
-0.7
-0.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
June
44 169
29 310
20 179
93 658
-0.5
-0.4
5.7
0.8
July
44 406
29 834
18 460
92 700
0.5
1.8
-8.5
-1.0
August
43 937
29 184
19 241
92 362
-1.1
-2.2
4.2
-0.4
September
43 769
31 229
19 211
94 208
-0.4
7.0
-0.2
2.0
October
43 402
30 010
19 217
92 629
-0.8
-3.9
-
-1.7
November
43 118
30 548
18 794
92 459
-0.7
1.8
-2.2
-0.2
December
44 162
30 855
20 134
95 151
2.4
1.0
7.1
2.9
2015
January
43 575
30 259
19 283
93 117
-1.3
-1.9
-4.2
-2.1
February
43 134
33 293
19 232
95 659
-1.0
10.0
-0.3
2.7
March
44 918
31 827
19 507
96 252
4.1
-4.4
1.4
0.6
April
41 072
34 105
19 424
94 602
-8.6
7.2
-0.4
-1.7
May
42 248
32 231
19 325
93 804
2.9
-5.5
-0.5
-0.8
June
44 638
33 336
19 483
97 456
5.7
3.4
0.8
3.9
July
42 541
34 043
19 313
95 896
-4.7
2.1
-0.9
-1.6
August
41 523
34 320
18 489
94 332
-2.4
0.8
-4.3
-1.6

Original

2014
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
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

- 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
June
29 506
25 307
18 466
5 856
9 888
1 442
921
1 438
92 824
July
29 718
25 406
18 391
5 873
9 815
1 430
915
1 451
93 000
August
29 900
25 458
18 296
5 862
9 684
1 419
907
1 455
92 982
September
30 028
25 507
18 239
5 831
9 526
1 417
902
1 447
92 897
October
30 130
25 565
18 271
5 795
9 374
1 431
902
1 437
92 904
November
30 208
25 656
18 422
5 772
9 253
1 462
906
1 432
93 111
December
30 241
25 777
18 638
5 774
9 160
1 499
915
1 436
93 438
2015
January
30 296
25 867
18 886
5 789
9 082
1 536
929
1 446
93 831
February
30 444
25 929
19 131
5 806
9 014
1 566
940
1 458
94 288
March
30 709
25 966
19 322
5 802
8 951
1 590
944
1 469
94 753
April
31 046
25 983
19 416
5 757
8 890
1 603
937
1 476
95 109
May
31 381
25 994
19 431
5 677
8 823
1 610
921
1 480
95 317
June
31 680
25 989
19 427
5 581
8 764
1 620
899
1 485
95 447
July
31 929
25 972
19 408
5 485
8 720
1 632
876
1 491
95 514
August
32 077
25 932
19 357
5 386
8 683
1 645
848
1 495
95 423

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
June
29 654
25 622
18 596
5 972
9 902
1 491
975
1 446
93 658
July
29 547
25 315
18 266
5 784
9 925
1 455
925
1 483
92 700
August
29 756
25 430
18 080
5 936
9 417
1 412
877
1 454
92 362
September
30 259
25 415
18 905
5 902
9 739
1 598
905
1 485
94 208
October
30 466
25 255
17 993
5 768
9 405
1 427
903
1 411
92 629
November
29 815
25 999
17 941
5 798
9 156
1 430
897
1 423
92 459
December
30 498
25 952
20 356
5 553
9 032
1 412
954
1 395
95 151
2015
January
29 952
25 614
18 957
5 694
9 037
1 580
844
1 439
93 117
February
30 685
25 749
19 728
6 152
9 188
1 656
1 009
1 492
95 659
March
30 822
26 209
20 356
5 747
9 078
1 590
918
1 533
96 252
April
30 365
26 346
19 365
5 750
8 804
1 582
955
1 435
94 602
May
31 294
25 385
18 988
5 607
8 600
1 549
954
1 426
93 804
June
32 683
26 064
20 099
5 637
8 910
1 659
890
1 514
97 456
July
31 804
26 438
19 363
5 568
8 732
1 625
852
1 514
95 896
August
31 748
25 574
19 079
5 232
8 695
1 677
831
1 495
94 332

Original

2014
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
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

(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
September 2015 15 October 2015
October 2015 16 November 2015
November 2015 15 December 2015
December 2015 18 January 2016
January 2016 15 February 2016
February 2016 15 March 2016



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

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