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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Apr 2002  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/05/2002   
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MEDIA RELEASE

May 21, 2002
Embargoed: 11:30 AM (AEST)
47/2002
New motor vechicles sales holding steady: ABS

Trend figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that there has been a gradual decline in the rate of growth in total new motor vehicle sales since October 2001, with figures for April 2002 indicating zero growth when compared with the previous month. New passenger vehicle sales fell by 0.4% while other vehicle sales rose by 0.7%.

Seasonally adjusted sales of total new motor vehicles rose by 8.1% in April 2002 with rises in passenger vehicles of 6.8% and other vehicles of 10.7%. Rises occurred in all States and Territories.


Sales of New Motor Vehicles, April 2002

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Vechicle Sales
Seasonally Adjusted
24,649
18,712
12,848
4,401
6,239
1,243
603
1,317
70,012
Trend
24,249
18,721
12,756
4,452
6,139
1,246
609
1,174
69,346

Percentage change from previous month
Seasonally Adjusted
7.6
4.6
8.7
7.0
16.7
7.5
6.0
37.3
8.1
Trend
0.4
-0.4
0.4
0.1
-1.1
-2.3
-1.9
0.2
-0.0

Percentage change from previous year
Seasonally Adjusted
9.2
3.6
13.0
8.7
5.6
13.6
-4.6
17.0
8.0
Trend
9.4
7.1
14.6
12.9
9.5
5.8
4.8
3.7
9.7



This publication draws on new motor vehicle sales data provided by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI).

Media please note:

Further details are contained in Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Electronic Publication (cat. no. 9314.0) which is available on this website.

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