9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, April 2017 Quality Declaration 
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APRIL KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
32 853
27 255
18 786
5 886
7 815
1 541
873
1 528
96 537
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 264
27 470
18 763
5 908
7 782
1 547
891
1 511
97 136
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
0.2
-
0.1
0.3
-
-0.9
1.0
-0.7
0.1
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.6
0.7
-1.0
-1.3
-1.4
-2.2
7.6
-1.8
0.3
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
-1.1
1.7
-3.2
-1.0
-7.7
-1.1
-5.1
-2.2
-1.4
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
0.7
2.2
-0.7
2.6
-7.8
-3.4
1.0
-5.2
0.1

- 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.




APRIL TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The April 2017 trend estimate (96,537) increased by 0.1% when compared with March 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for April 2017 with March 2017, sales for Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles increased by 0.2% and 1.6% respectively. Sales for Passenger vehicles decreased by 0.9%
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (1.0%), continuing an upward trend that began in January 2017.
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (-0.9%).




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
February
40 948
36 230
20 984
98 161
-0.4
-0.2
1.0
-
March
40 888
36 118
21 012
98 018
-0.1
-0.3
0.1
-0.1
April
40 882
36 054
20 947
97 883
-
-0.2
-0.3
-0.1
May
40 817
36 144
20 854
97 814
-0.2
0.2
-0.4
-0.1
June
40 652
36 485
20 761
97 898
-0.4
0.9
-0.4
0.1
July
40 375
36 949
20 732
98 055
-0.7
1.3
-0.1
0.2
August
40 084
37 363
20 789
98 235
-0.7
1.1
0.3
0.2
September
39 875
37 542
20 826
98 243
-0.5
0.5
0.2
-
October
39 678
37 489
20 805
97 972
-0.5
-0.1
-0.1
-0.3
November
39 436
37 285
20 786
97 508
-0.6
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
December
39 131
37 073
20 864
97 068
-0.8
-0.6
0.4
-0.5
2017
January
38 721
36 961
21 063
96 744
-1.0
-0.3
1.0
-0.3
February
38 245
36 957
21 347
96 549
-1.2
-
1.3
-0.2
March
37 789
36 983
21 669
96 440
-1.2
0.1
1.5
-0.1
April
37 447
37 064
22 025
96 537
-0.9
0.2
1.6
0.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
February
41 152
36 588
21 225
98 965
2.9
-1.4
-0.5
0.5
March
41 913
36 196
21 599
99 708
1.8
-1.1
1.8
0.8
April
40 989
35 565
20 496
97 051
-2.2
-1.7
-5.1
-2.7
May
39 873
35 983
20 520
96 376
-2.7
1.2
0.1
-0.7
June
42 390
36 064
20 504
98 957
6.3
0.2
-0.1
2.7
July
40 140
36 759
21 098
97 997
-5.3
1.9
2.9
-1.0
August
39 362
37 488
20 823
97 674
-1.9
2.0
-1.3
-0.3
September
40 207
38 675
21 119
100 001
2.1
3.2
1.4
2.4
October
39 284
38 044
20 217
97 545
-2.3
-1.6
-4.3
-2.5
November
38 986
36 697
21 096
96 779
-0.8
-3.5
4.3
-0.8
December
40 351
35 518
21 257
97 126
3.5
-3.2
0.8
0.4
2017
January
39 172
37 975
20 501
97 648
-2.9
6.9
-3.6
0.5
February
37 541
36 705
20 728
94 975
-4.2
-3.3
1.1
-2.7
March
37 020
37 724
22 061
96 806
-1.4
2.8
6.4
1.9
April
37 790
36 667
22 680
97 136
2.1
-2.8
2.8
0.3

Original

2016
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
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

- 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
February
33 136
26 766
19 567
5 998
8 705
1 573
894
1 523
98 161
March
33 234
26 753
19 467
5 968
8 578
1 561
910
1 546
98 018
April
33 216
26 794
19 417
5 945
8 471
1 558
920
1 562
97 883
May
33 122
26 901
19 391
5 932
8 410
1 572
922
1 564
97 814
June
33 024
27 126
19 361
5 932
8 383
1 607
917
1 549
97 898
July
32 979
27 361
19 313
5 949
8 360
1 657
907
1 529
98 055
August
33 024
27 564
19 240
5 975
8 315
1 704
893
1 521
98 235
September
33 093
27 682
19 114
5 985
8 228
1 734
879
1 528
98 243
October
33 087
27 677
18 977
5 972
8 110
1 740
864
1 545
97 972
November
32 993
27 576
18 873
5 945
7 990
1 714
854
1 562
97 508
December
32 880
27 450
18 831
5 914
7 906
1 667
851
1 570
97 068
2017
January
32 800
27 348
18 806
5 886
7 865
1 619
853
1 566
96 744
February
32 773
27 286
18 784
5 872
7 839
1 583
858
1 554
96 549
March
32 779
27 253
18 768
5 866
7 816
1 555
864
1 539
96 440
April
32 853
27 255
18 786
5 886
7 815
1 541
873
1 528
96 537

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
February
33 590
27 105
19 536
6 037
8 748
1 496
960
1 492
98 965
March
34 098
26 615
20 281
5 983
8 618
1 585
926
1 601
99 708
April
33 020
26 868
18 889
5 759
8 436
1 602
882
1 594
97 051
May
32 673
26 305
19 230
6 031
8 063
1 580
931
1 563
96 376
June
32 883
27 504
20 038
5 947
8 363
1 550
934
1 739
98 957
July
32 917
27 135
19 449
5 813
8 708
1 574
873
1 528
97 997
August
32 843
27 657
18 818
6 014
8 265
1 712
911
1 454
97 674
September
33 759
28 018
19 277
6 230
8 355
1 869
924
1 569
100 001
October
33 224
27 760
18 740
5 712
8 033
1 762
817
1 496
97 545
November
32 137
27 727
19 052
6 013
7 761
1 686
847
1 556
96 779
December
33 618
26 285
19 004
6 007
8 033
1 657
842
1 679
97 126
2017
January
32 732
28 753
18 453
5 888
7 835
1 589
856
1 544
97 648
February
32 292
26 452
18 786
5 660
7 812
1 562
890
1 522
94 975
March
32 744
27 287
18 951
5 986
7 891
1 581
828
1 538
96 806
April
33 264
27 470
18 763
5 908
7 782
1 547
891
1 511
97 136

Original

2016
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
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

(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
May 2017 19 June 2017
June 2017 18 July 2017
July 2017 15 August 2017
August 2017 18 September 2017
September 2017 17 October 2017
October 2017 15 November 2017



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