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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Sep 2010 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
26 193
23 012
16 917
5 588
9 887
1 521
871
1 403
85 392
Seasonally Adjusted
26 201
22 812
17 336
5 627
9 910
1 644
862
1 408
85 800

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.2
-1.0
-0.5
-0.2
0.8
-0.3
-0.4
0.2
-0.3
Seasonally Adjusted
-0.4
-1.2
3.5
2.3
2.2
12.7
0.2
1.9
0.9

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
6.2
9.6
-0.8
7.6
21.2
4.0
10.9
12.1
7.4
Seasonally Adjusted
6.6
9.5
2.5
8.0
22.3
21.9
13.6
13.8
8.6

(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



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend - The September 2010 trend estimate for new motor vehicle sales (85 392) decreased by 0.3% when compared with August 2010.
  • Seasonally Adjusted - The September 2010 seasonally adjusted estimate for new motor vehicle sales (85 800) increased by 0.9% when compared with August 2010.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend - When comparing trend estimates for September 2010 with August 2010, sales of Passenger vehicles decreased by 1.0%, while sales of Sports utility vehicles increased by 1.1%. Over the same period sales of Other vehicles decreased by 0.4%.
  • Seasonally Adjusted - When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for September 2010 with August 2010, sales of Passenger vehicles and Sports utility vehicles increased by 1.6% and 4.1% respectively, while sales of Other vehicles decreased by 4.4%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend - When comparing September 2010 with August 2010, Victoria recorded the largest percentage decrease with 1.0%, followed by Queensland (0.5%) and Northern Territory (0.4%). Western Australia recorded the largest percentage increase with 0.8%, followed by the Australian Capital Territory (0.2%).
  • Seasonally Adjusted - In seasonally adjusted terms, Tasmania recorded the largest percentage increase of 12.8%, followed by Queensland (3.5%) and South Australia (2.3%). The largest percentage decrease for new motor vehicle sales occurred in Victoria (1.2%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2010 15 November 2010
November 2010 15 December 2010
December 2011 17 January 2011
January 2011 16 February 2011
February 2011 15 March 2011
March 2011 14 April 2011



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for September 2010.


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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 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

2009
July
45 227
15 230
15 736
76 193
2.3
2.1
1.6
2.1
August
46 109
15 666
16 092
77 868
2.0
2.9
2.3
2.2
September
46 740
16 251
16 553
79 545
1.4
3.7
2.9
2.2
October
47 172
16 930
17 030
81 132
0.9
4.2
2.9
2.0
November
47 585
17 609
17 403
82 598
0.9
4.0
2.2
1.8
December
48 088
18 174
17 599
83 860
1.1
3.2
1.1
1.5
2010
January
48 716
18 539
17 623
84 878
1.3
2.0
0.1
1.2
February
49 369
18 742
17 552
85 663
1.3
1.1
-0.4
0.9
March
49 843
18 881
17 494
86 218
1.0
0.7
-0.3
0.6
April
49 954
19 066
17 484
86 504
0.2
1.0
-0.1
0.3
May
49 687
19 356
17 475
86 519
-0.5
1.5
-
-
June
49 168
19 698
17 441
86 308
-1.0
1.8
-0.2
-0.2
July
48 600
20 011
17 389
85 999
-1.2
1.6
-0.3
-0.4
August
48 088
20 282
17 321
85 691
-1.1
1.4
-0.4
-0.4
September
47 631
20 510
17 251
85 392
-1.0
1.1
-0.4
-0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2009
July
45 480
15 255
15 197
75 932
1.6
-5.3
-23.9
-6.1
August
46 411
15 193
15 315
76 920
2.0
-0.4
0.8
1.3
September
46 613
15 758
16 618
78 989
0.4
3.7
8.5
2.7
October
47 351
16 519
18 532
82 401
1.6
4.8
11.5
4.3
November
47 783
18 358
20 236
86 377
0.9
11.1
9.2
4.8
December
47 027
19 014
23 077
89 117
-1.6
3.6
14.0
3.2
2010
January
49 168
18 422
18 764
86 354
4.6
-3.1
-18.7
-3.1
February
49 103
18 526
17 483
85 111
-0.1
0.6
-6.8
-1.4
March
49 468
18 363
17 148
84 980
0.7
-0.9
-1.9
-0.2
April
54 054
20 925
17 492
92 471
9.3
13.9
2.0
8.8
May
51 214
19 592
17 603
88 409
-5.3
-6.4
0.6
-4.4
June
49 511
19 676
17 760
86 946
-3.3
0.4
0.9
-1.7
July
47 528
20 326
16 966
84 820
-4.0
3.3
-4.5
-2.4
August
47 414
19 922
17 689
85 025
-0.2
-2.0
4.3
0.2
September
48 151
20 745
16 904
85 800
1.6
4.1
-4.4
0.9

Original

2009
July
46 099
14 752
14 482
75 333
-17.4
-27.9
-45.5
-26.8
August
44 918
13 972
14 397
73 287
-2.6
-5.3
-0.6
-2.7
September
47 284
14 443
16 404
78 131
5.3
3.4
13.9
6.6
October
46 544
15 741
18 528
80 813
-1.6
9.0
12.9
3.4
November
47 059
18 360
20 414
85 833
1.1
16.6
10.2
6.2
December
46 623
19 616
22 469
88 708
-0.9
6.8
10.1
3.3
2010
January
43 580
16 900
14 384
74 864
-6.5
-13.8
-36.0
-15.6
February
47 829
18 073
16 317
82 219
9.7
6.9
13.4
9.8
March
53 717
21 643
19 384
94 744
12.3
19.8
18.8
15.2
April
47 156
18 067
16 178
81 401
-12.2
-16.5
-16.5
-14.1
May
50 450
20 065
18 703
89 218
7.0
11.1
15.6
9.6
June
60 820
24 597
23 305
108 722
20.6
22.6
24.6
21.9
July
47 591
19 032
15 753
82 376
-21.8
-22.6
-32.4
-24.2
August
46 504
18 515
17 103
82 122
-2.3
-2.7
8.6
-0.3
September
48 763
19 684
16 607
85 054
4.9
6.3
-2.9
3.6

- 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

2009
July
23 520
19 997
16 260
4 938
8 084
1 422
756
1 215
76 193
August
24 110
20 505
16 655
5 067
8 089
1 437
772
1 233
77 868
September
24 665
20 988
17 046
5 193
8 155
1 462
786
1 251
79 545
October
25 132
21 450
17 376
5 304
8 303
1 501
798
1 268
81 132
November
25 504
21 903
17 629
5 388
8 527
1 552
812
1 283
82 598
December
25 770
22 340
17 789
5 445
8 788
1 607
824
1 296
83 860
2010
January
25 961
22 753
17 863
5 483
9 023
1 651
834
1 310
84 878
February
26 105
23 132
17 861
5 515
9 206
1 674
842
1 327
85 663
March
26 221
23 460
17 785
5 547
9 342
1 667
850
1 346
86 218
April
26 305
23 677
17 648
5 577
9 441
1 631
858
1 366
86 504
May
26 353
23 729
17 476
5 599
9 524
1 589
867
1 382
86 519
June
26 351
23 620
17 294
5 610
9 614
1 556
872
1 391
86 308
July
26 303
23 439
17 131
5 608
9 713
1 535
874
1 397
85 999
August
26 238
23 243
17 004
5 601
9 804
1 526
875
1 401
85 691
September
26 193
23 012
16 917
5 588
9 887
1 521
871
1 403
85 392

Seasonally Adjusted

2009
July
23 523
20 112
16 140
4 918
7 934
1 340
758
1 206
75 932
August
23 956
19 926
16 481
4 996
7 983
1 584
775
1 219
76 920
September
24 578
20 842
16 909
5 211
8 104
1 349
759
1 237
78 989
October
25 154
21 832
17 676
5 549
8 603
1 504
778
1 305
82 401
November
26 341
23 464
18 343
5 718
8 847
1 488
866
1 311
86 377
December
27 908
22 825
19 380
5 940
9 167
1 782
804
1 313
89 117
2010
January
26 039
23 041
18 116
5 863
9 363
1 708
917
1 307
86 354
February
26 115
22 760
17 676
5 420
9 384
1 626
803
1 325
85 111
March
25 725
23 609
17 248
5 388
9 112
1 712
853
1 332
84 980
April
26 865
26 037
18 189
5 702
11 786
1 650
862
1 380
92 471
May
26 405
24 009
17 712
5 615
10 793
1 582
890
1 404
88 409
June
26 639
23 892
17 336
5 740
9 572
1 535
844
1 386
86 946
July
25 778
23 182
16 629
5 521
9 910
1 495
905
1 400
84 820
August
26 300
23 085
16 743
5 502
9 694
1 458
861
1 382
85 025
September
26 201
22 812
17 336
5 627
9 910
1 644
862
1 408
85 800

Original

2009
July
23 472
19 884
16 403
4 632
7 817
1 184
761
1 180
75 333
August
22 704
18 848
15 661
4 696
8 003
1 476
723
1 176
73 287
September
24 367
20 857
16 255
5 141
8 217
1 382
698
1 214
78 131
October
24 251
21 989
16 830
5 506
8 763
1 520
696
1 258
80 813
November
26 559
23 417
17 719
5 698
8 702
1 619
810
1 309
85 833
December
26 848
23 398
18 995
6 213
8 967
2 242
737
1 308
88 708
2010
January
22 820
19 746
15 253
5 151
8 521
1 487
716
1 170
74 864
February
25 708
21 924
16 744
5 242
9 048
1 474
742
1 337
82 219
March
29 083
26 380
19 480
5 950
9 636
1 711
1 038
1 466
94 744
April
23 616
22 660
16 326
4 944
10 331
1 406
872
1 246
81 401
May
26 531
23 994
18 370
5 798
10 604
1 527
997
1 397
89 218
June
33 240
29 192
22 956
7 109
11 647
1 779
1 133
1 666
108 722
July
25 050
22 499
16 516
5 208
9 572
1 292
881
1 358
82 376
August
25 287
22 312
15 966
5 233
9 753
1 407
819
1 345
82 122
September
26 079
22 511
16 939
5 548
10 121
1 715
785
1 356
85 054

(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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