9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, August 2016 Quality Declaration 
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
32 670
27 416
19 419
5 890
8 401
1 642
910
1 543
97 892
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
32 691
27 668
19 156
5 933
8 329
1 752
924
1 476
97 929
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
-0.3
0.6
0.1
-
0.1
1.8
-0.9
-1.5
0.1
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-0.6
2.1
-1.4
2.8
-4.5
12.3
5.5
-2.0
0.1
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
0.7
3.7
-1.6
5.2
-4.1
2.1
8.1
0.1
0.9
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
2.2
7.8
-1.4
12.6
-5.2
2.1
12.3
-3.5
2.9

- 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.







AUGUST TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The August 2016 trend estimate (97 892) increased by 0.1% when compared with July 2016.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for August 2016 with July 2016, sales for Passenger vehicles and Other vehicles decreased by 0.5% and 0.1% respectively. By contrast, sales for Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.9%.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (1.8%).
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Australian Capital Territory (-1.5%).





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
June
42 808
34 004
19 096
95 909
-
1.7
-0.6
0.5
July
42 867
34 573
19 010
96 450
0.1
1.7
-0.5
0.6
August
42 889
35 112
18 972
96 974
0.1
1.6
-0.2
0.5
September
42 736
35 583
19 059
97 378
-0.4
1.3
0.5
0.4
October
42 387
35 918
19 326
97 630
-0.8
0.9
1.4
0.3
November
41 948
36 114
19 758
97 820
-1.0
0.5
2.2
0.2
December
41 520
36 133
20 256
97 910
-1.0
0.1
2.5
0.1
2016
January
41 148
36 082
20 685
97 915
-0.9
-0.1
2.1
-
February
40 894
35 996
20 954
97 844
-0.6
-0.2
1.3
-0.1
March
40 793
35 958
21 035
97 785
-0.2
-0.1
0.4
-0.1
April
40 754
35 990
21 000
97 745
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
-
May
40 700
36 074
20 931
97 705
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
-
June
40 612
36 265
20 858
97 735
-0.2
0.5
-0.3
-
July
40 484
36 521
20 800
97 805
-0.3
0.7
-0.3
0.1
August
40 270
36 844
20 778
97 892
-0.5
0.9
-0.1
0.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
June
44 070
33 601
19 239
96 910
3.4
3.8
-0.5
2.7
July
42 864
34 383
19 279
96 527
-2.7
2.3
0.2
-0.4
August
41 905
34 690
18 617
95 211
-2.2
0.9
-3.4
-1.4
September
44 569
37 475
18 600
100 645
6.4
8.0
-0.1
5.7
October
41 033
36 244
19 193
96 470
-7.9
-3.3
3.2
-4.1
November
41 754
35 457
20 536
97 747
1.8
-2.2
7.0
1.3
December
42 863
35 015
19 586
97 463
2.7
-1.2
-4.6
-0.3
2016
January
40 282
36 849
20 888
98 019
-6.0
5.2
6.6
0.6
February
40 612
36 515
20 793
97 920
0.8
-0.9
-0.5
-0.1
March
41 605
36 255
22 070
99 930
2.4
-0.7
6.1
2.1
April
41 025
35 263
20 719
97 007
-1.4
-2.7
-6.1
-2.9
May
39 740
35 703
20 454
95 896
-3.1
1.2
-1.3
-1.1
June
42 389
36 157
20 701
99 247
6.7
1.3
1.2
3.5
July
40 030
36 732
21 067
97 829
-5.6
1.6
1.8
-1.4
August
39 520
37 552
20 856
97 929
-1.3
2.2
-1.0
0.1

Original

2015
June
56 386
42 256
27 208
125 850
38.9
29.9
34.7
34.8
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

- 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
June
31 784
26 215
19 532
5 612
8 779
1 600
888
1 498
95 909
July
32 180
26 325
19 629
5 573
8 757
1 601
865
1 522
96 450
August
32 453
26 441
19 730
5 598
8 760
1 608
842
1 542
96 974
September
32 579
26 558
19 805
5 674
8 778
1 612
825
1 547
97 378
October
32 614
26 651
19 834
5 778
8 795
1 608
817
1 533
97 630
November
32 664
26 710
19 819
5 884
8 811
1 598
823
1 512
97 820
December
32 784
26 711
19 727
5 961
8 809
1 585
839
1 495
97 910
2016
January
32 935
26 690
19 597
5 999
8 763
1 572
863
1 497
97 915
February
33 075
26 662
19 467
5 996
8 678
1 557
889
1 521
97 844
March
33 162
26 669
19 394
5 968
8 581
1 547
910
1 555
97 785
April
33 142
26 744
19 372
5 941
8 492
1 549
922
1 583
97 745
May
33 023
26 873
19 382
5 918
8 432
1 562
924
1 592
97 705
June
32 891
27 050
19 398
5 902
8 404
1 585
921
1 584
97 735
July
32 778
27 240
19 402
5 892
8 396
1 613
918
1 566
97 805
August
32 670
27 416
19 419
5 890
8 401
1 642
910
1 543
97 892

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
June
32 240
26 056
20 002
5 649
8 945
1 651
877
1 490
96 910
July
31 993
26 819
19 396
5 671
8 642
1 623
864
1 518
96 527
August
31 998
25 666
19 428
5 268
8 784
1 716
823
1 529
95 211
September
33 729
27 508
20 380
5 757
8 892
1 923
823
1 633
100 645
October
32 319
26 167
19 433
5 871
8 663
1 611
858
1 548
96 470
November
32 350
26 639
20 273
5 828
8 810
1 549
791
1 508
97 747
December
32 468
26 915
19 284
6 029
8 840
1 668
823
1 436
97 463
2016
January
32 771
26 687
19 844
6 075
8 794
1 553
832
1 464
98 019
February
33 225
26 665
19 448
5 917
8 726
1 513
931
1 495
97 920
March
33 926
26 701
20 414
6 087
8 703
1 555
935
1 610
99 930
April
33 115
26 777
18 843
5 727
8 472
1 566
903
1 605
97 007
May
32 500
26 183
19 114
5 996
8 041
1 569
937
1 557
95 896
June
32 904
27 631
20 101
5 999
8 434
1 541
937
1 700
99 247
July
32 877
27 094
19 425
5 773
8 717
1 560
876
1 506
97 829
August
32 691
27 668
19 156
5 933
8 329
1 752
924
1 476
97 929

Original

2015
June
42 105
32 615
27 270
7 286
11 503
1 989
1 189
1 893
125 850
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

(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
September 2016 18 October 2016
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



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