9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, September 2016 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
33 200
27 909
19 440
6 095
8 441
1 745
922
1 543
99 294
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 856
28 180
19 432
6 306
8 473
1 858
936
1 600
100 640
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
0.3
0.9
-
0.9
0.2
2.9
0.2
-1.0
0.4
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
3.1
1.6
1.5
4.7
2.0
7.6
0.9
8.4
2.5
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
2.0
5.2
-1.7
7.4
-3.8
8.7
11.8
0.3
2.1
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.5
2.7
-3.4
10.3
-4.6
-2.2
14.0
-0.4
0.8

- 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.






SEPTEMBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS

  • The September 2016 trend estimate (99 294) increased by 0.4% when compared with August 2016.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for September 2016 with August 2016, sales for Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles increased by 1.6% and 0.1% respectively. By contrast, sales for Passenger vehicles decreased by 0.4%.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (2.9%).
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Australian Capital Territory (-1.0%).





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

2015
July
42 870
34 615
19 019
96 504
0.1
1.5
-0.5
0.5
August
42 868
35 088
18 980
96 935
-
1.4
-0.2
0.4
September
42 698
35 501
19 063
97 262
-0.4
1.2
0.4
0.3
October
42 342
35 806
19 325
97 473
-0.8
0.9
1.4
0.2
November
41 906
36 007
19 753
97 666
-1.0
0.6
2.2
0.2
December
41 499
36 066
20 246
97 811
-1.0
0.2
2.5
0.1
2016
January
41 152
36 067
20 671
97 889
-0.8
-
2.1
0.1
February
40 916
36 023
20 938
97 877
-0.6
-0.1
1.3
-
March
40 812
35 963
21 027
97 802
-0.3
-0.2
0.4
-0.1
April
40 780
35 986
20 997
97 762
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
-
May
40 727
36 140
20 930
97 797
-0.1
0.4
-0.3
-
June
40 652
36 493
20 871
98 017
-0.2
1.0
-0.3
0.2
July
40 498
37 028
20 869
98 394
-0.4
1.5
-
0.4
August
40 311
37 628
20 911
98 850
-0.5
1.6
0.2
0.5
September
40 137
38 228
20 930
99 294
-0.4
1.6
0.1
0.4

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
July
42 875
34 527
19 280
96 682
-3.0
2.3
0.2
-0.5
August
41 948
34 909
18 643
95 500
-2.2
1.1
-3.3
-1.2
September
44 292
36 947
18 600
99 839
5.6
5.8
-0.2
4.5
October
41 074
36 116
19 187
96 377
-7.3
-2.2
3.2
-3.5
November
41 848
35 512
20 532
97 891
1.9
-1.7
7.0
1.6
December
42 716
34 851
19 561
97 128
2.1
-1.9
-4.7
-0.8
2016
January
40 281
36 912
20 913
98 106
-5.7
5.9
6.9
1.0
February
40 679
36 628
20 753
98 060
1.0
-0.8
-0.8
-
March
41 584
36 168
22 045
99 797
2.2
-1.3
6.2
1.8
April
41 132
35 383
20 721
97 236
-1.1
-2.2
-6.0
-2.6
May
39 822
35 827
20 446
96 096
-3.2
1.3
-1.3
-1.2
June
42 277
36 200
20 699
99 176
6.2
1.0
1.2
3.2
July
40 105
36 965
21 124
98 193
-5.1
2.1
2.1
-1.0
August
39 531
37 791
20 861
98 184
-1.4
2.2
-1.2
-
September
40 342
39 129
21 169
100 640
2.1
3.5
1.5
2.5

Original

2015
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
November
41 726
36 070
20 843
98 639
2.1
3.8
11.3
4.6
December
44 172
35 439
20 005
99 616
5.9
-1.7
-4.0
1.0
2016
January
35 214
33 073
16 086
84 373
-20.3
-6.7
-19.6
-15.3
February
39 558
36 865
20 020
96 443
12.3
11.5
24.5
14.3
March
43 652
38 437
22 423
104 512
10.3
4.3
12.0
8.4
April
36 671
31 783
19 117
87 571
-16.0
-17.3
-14.7
-16.2
May
38 222
36 230
22 220
96 672
4.2
14.0
16.2
10.4
June
53 832
46 011
28 726
128 569
40.8
27.0
29.3
33.0
July
38 033
33 817
19 481
91 331
-29.3
-26.5
-32.2
-29.0
August
38 945
36 396
19 568
94 909
2.4
7.6
0.4
3.9
September
42 076
39 497
21 123
102 696
8.0
8.5
7.9
8.2

- 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

2015
July
32 222
26 332
19 629
5 586
8 751
1 599
866
1 519
96 504
August
32 452
26 436
19 707
5 605
8 753
1 603
842
1 536
96 935
September
32 536
26 542
19 769
5 674
8 772
1 606
825
1 539
97 262
October
32 542
26 624
19 799
5 770
8 792
1 603
817
1 526
97 473
November
32 583
26 682
19 795
5 871
8 812
1 595
822
1 507
97 666
December
32 720
26 694
19 721
5 947
8 812
1 585
838
1 494
97 811
2016
January
32 904
26 687
19 606
5 989
8 768
1 575
862
1 499
97 889
February
33 074
26 669
19 486
5 991
8 683
1 561
888
1 526
97 877
March
33 169
26 664
19 407
5 961
8 583
1 548
909
1 561
97 802
April
33 162
26 737
19 382
5 933
8 491
1 547
922
1 588
97 762
May
33 079
26 885
19 395
5 923
8 431
1 564
925
1 597
97 797
June
33 016
27 121
19 418
5 942
8 409
1 599
922
1 588
98 017
July
33 030
27 393
19 435
5 985
8 412
1 645
921
1 574
98 394
August
33 102
27 665
19 444
6 040
8 424
1 696
920
1 559
98 850
September
33 200
27 909
19 440
6 095
8 441
1 745
922
1 543
99 294

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
July
32 066
26 808
19 476
5 683
8 631
1 634
865
1 520
96 682
August
32 179
25 692
19 488
5 326
8 767
1 700
825
1 523
95 500
September
33 341
27 451
20 120
5 719
8 880
1 900
821
1 606
99 839
October
32 284
26 144
19 415
5 852
8 669
1 613
855
1 546
96 377
November
32 435
26 598
20 369
5 823
8 815
1 550
793
1 509
97 891
December
32 285
26 873
19 196
6 002
8 842
1 674
821
1 436
97 128
2016
January
32 724
26 749
19 902
6 084
8 797
1 552
833
1 464
98 106
February
33 323
26 642
19 514
5 911
8 730
1 512
930
1 499
98 060
March
33 881
26 693
20 335
6 074
8 704
1 559
933
1 619
99 797
April
33 175
26 868
18 878
5 745
8 483
1 577
901
1 609
97 236
May
32 601
26 186
19 167
6 018
8 036
1 580
939
1 568
96 096
June
32 934
27 565
20 073
5 981
8 446
1 539
939
1 700
99 176
July
33 006
27 224
19 493
5 800
8 706
1 577
878
1 509
98 193
August
32 837
27 747
19 139
6 024
8 307
1 726
928
1 476
98 184
September
33 856
28 180
19 432
6 306
8 473
1 858
936
1 600
100 640

Original

2015
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
November
33 176
27 421
19 249
6 019
8 724
1 764
734
1 552
98 639
December
32 740
27 785
19 711
6 315
8 969
1 913
733
1 450
99 616
2016
January
28 392
22 426
17 193
5 208
7 861
1 298
626
1 369
84 373
February
32 633
26 782
18 711
5 988
8 725
1 319
851
1 434
96 443
March
35 963
27 716
21 470
6 087
9 054
1 515
1 023
1 684
104 512
April
29 391
23 963
17 753
5 174
7 601
1 313
969
1 407
87 571
May
32 867
26 125
19 565
5 949
7 935
1 503
1 180
1 548
96 672
June
43 449
34 262
27 270
7 613
10 749
1 853
1 240
2 133
128 569
July
30 219
25 517
18 445
5 210
8 234
1 389
831
1 486
91 331
August
31 788
27 096
18 062
5 785
8 144
1 743
881
1 410
94 909
September
34 424
28 766
19 702
6 551
8 668
2 074
880
1 631
102 696

(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
October 2016 16 November 2016
November 2016 14 December 2016
December 2016 17 January 2017
January 2017 15 February 2017
February 2017 15 March 2017
March 2017 19 April 2017



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