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MEDIA RELEASE

October 21, 2004
Embargoed 11:30am (AEST)
154/2004

Latest New Motor Vehicle Sales Data

The trend estimate for sales of new motor vehicles increased 0.5% to 79,961 in September 2004. When compared with September 2003 (78,403) the trend estimate has shown an increase of 2.0%.

Sales of new passenger vehicles recorded a trend increase of 0.4% for September 2004. Sports utility vehicle sales increased 1.4%, continuing the increasing trend since September 2003. Sales of other new vehicles increased 0.1% in September 2004.

All states and territories, excluding the Australian Capital Territory, recorded increases in the trend estimate for sales of new motor vehicles in September 2004.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of new motor vehicles rose 3.0% to 81,354 in September 2004. Passenger vehicle sales increased 3.4% to 49,852 and sales of sports utility vehicles increased 1.7% to 15,309. Sales of other new vehicles increased 2.9% to 16,193 in September 2004.

SALES OF NEW MOTOR VEHICLES, September 2004
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

VEHICLE SALES
Seasonally Adjusted
25,536
20,705
17,451
5,361
8,411
1,875
825
1,190
81,354
Trend
25,244
20,393
17,409
5,288
7,963
1,737
752
1,175
79,961


PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS MONTH
Seasonally Adjusted
2.5
0.5
2.0
0.8
10.1
21.9
12.1
4.8
3.0
Trend
0.1
0.4
0.5
0.6
2.1
2.4
0.9
-0.5
0.5


PERCENTAGE CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR
Seasonally Adjusted
-4.2
-2.4
11.6
-0.3
15.9
17.9
21.1
-5.9
2.1
Trend
-3.1
-2.0
12.4
-0.4
10.4
7.4
18.8
-8.1
2.0


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, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0) available via this ABS website.

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