9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Jun 2002
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/07/2002
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New motor vehicle sales showing decline: ABS
The trend figures indicate that total new motor vehicle sales have declined slightly over the last four months with June 2002 figures falling by 0.7%. The main component of this decline is new passenger vehicle sales which have declined for the fifth consecutive month. Sales of new passenger vehicles fell 1.1% in June to record a fall of 4% since January 2002. Sales of other vehicles have remained steady over the last two months.
Seasonally adjusted sales of total new motor vehicles fell by 4.4% in June 2002, with falls in passenger vehicles and other vehicles of 2.2% and 8.3% respectively. Of the States and Territories only South Australia, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory recorded rises.
This publication draws on new motor vehicle sales data provided by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI).
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Further details are contained in Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Electronic Publication, (cat. no. 9314.0), available via this site.
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