9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, August 2017 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.)
33 416
28 806
20 078
6 206
8 176
1 556
976
1 594
100 809
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 100
28 365
19 678
6 072
8 332
1 515
944
1 558
99 564
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
-
0.7
0.3
0.4
0.7
-0.6
0.9
0.3
0.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-0.2
0.5
-0.4
-2.3
3.3
-3.0
-0.6
-1.5
-
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
1.2
4.6
4.6
4.1
-1.3
-8.8
9.4
4.9
2.7
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
0.6
2.5
3.8
-0.2
2.3
-12.1
3.4
6.5
1.7

- 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 KEY POINTS


AUGUST TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The August 2017 trend estimate (100,809) increased by 0.3% when compared with July 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for August 2017 with July 2017, sales for Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles increased by 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. By contrast, Passenger vehicles decreased by 0.4%.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (0.9%), 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 (-0.6%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

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September 2017 17 October 2017
October 2017 15 November 2017
November 2017 18 December 2017
December 2017 16 January 2018
January 2018 15 February 2018
February 2018 15 March 2018



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for August 2017.


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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
June
40 516
36 415
20 782
97 713
-0.4
0.8
-0.5
0.1
July
40 307
36 862
20 726
97 894
-0.5
1.2
-0.3
0.2
August
40 100
37 284
20 755
98 139
-0.5
1.1
0.1
0.3
September
39 970
37 494
20 772
98 236
-0.3
0.6
0.1
0.1
October
39 808
37 474
20 743
98 026
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
November
39 518
37 280
20 719
97 517
-0.7
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
December
39 129
37 026
20 802
96 957
-1.0
-0.7
0.4
-0.6
2017
January
38 752
36 902
21 047
96 702
-1.0
-0.3
1.2
-0.3
February
38 455
37 070
21 399
96 924
-0.8
0.5
1.7
0.2
March
38 306
37 523
21 793
97 622
-0.4
1.2
1.8
0.7
April
38 256
38 097
22 182
98 535
-0.1
1.5
1.8
0.9
May
38 231
38 620
22 530
99 381
-0.1
1.4
1.6
0.9
June
38 160
39 070
22 816
100 046
-0.2
1.2
1.3
0.7
July
38 004
39 418
23 057
100 479
-0.4
0.9
1.1
0.4
August
37 835
39 745
23 229
100 809
-0.4
0.8
0.7
0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
June
42 036
35 906
20 604
98 546
6.6
-
0.3
2.8
July
40 017
36 550
21 298
97 864
-4.8
1.8
3.4
-0.7
August
39 840
37 497
20 529
97 865
-0.4
2.6
-3.6
-
September
40 216
38 663
20 997
99 876
0.9
3.1
2.3
2.1
October
39 424
38 038
20 275
97 738
-2.0
-1.6
-3.4
-2.1
November
38 983
36 761
21 034
96 778
-1.1
-3.4
3.7
-1.0
December
40 451
35 517
21 242
97 209
3.8
-3.4
1.0
0.4
2017
January
39 310
37 991
20 504
97 805
-2.8
7.0
-3.5
0.6
February
37 681
36 830
20 740
95 252
-4.1
-3.1
1.2
-2.6
March
36 942
37 888
22 044
96 874
-2.0
2.9
6.3
1.7
April
38 133
37 063
22 873
98 069
3.2
-2.2
3.8
1.2
May
39 493
38 514
22 681
100 688
3.6
3.9
-0.8
2.7
June
38 872
40 412
22 693
101 977
-1.6
4.9
0.1
1.3
July
37 781
39 511
22 234
99 527
-2.8
-2.2
-2.0
-2.4
August
36 642
39 088
23 834
99 564
-3.0
-1.1
7.2
-

Original

2016
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
May
38 842
39 629
24 430
102 901
20.8
26.3
24.5
23.8
June
50 646
51 393
32 132
134 171
30.4
29.7
31.5
30.4
July
35 792
36 979
19 983
92 754
-29.3
-28.0
-37.8
-30.9
August
35 733
38 118
22 811
96 662
-0.2
3.1
14.2
4.2

- 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
June
32 976
27 050
19 308
5 920
8 387
1 607
916
1 548
97 713
July
32 955
27 311
19 259
5 932
8 345
1 659
906
1 528
97 894
August
33 026
27 550
19 200
5 960
8 286
1 707
892
1 519
98 139
September
33 120
27 707
19 097
5 975
8 193
1 738
879
1 527
98 236
October
33 124
27 723
18 980
5 969
8 077
1 741
865
1 545
98 026
November
33 013
27 606
18 869
5 942
7 959
1 713
853
1 562
97 517
December
32 878
27 424
18 791
5 907
7 878
1 665
846
1 568
96 957
2017
January
32 816
27 323
18 795
5 885
7 856
1 616
848
1 564
96 702
February
32 871
27 375
18 908
5 901
7 867
1 584
861
1 557
96 924
March
33 024
27 600
19 129
5 956
7 899
1 575
885
1 554
97 622
April
33 198
27 914
19 408
6 023
7 947
1 576
910
1 558
98 535
May
33 320
28 216
19 676
6 091
8 000
1 576
934
1 569
99 381
June
33 395
28 456
19 884
6 146
8 059
1 572
953
1 580
100 046
July
33 425
28 605
20 022
6 182
8 122
1 565
967
1 590
100 479
August
33 416
28 806
20 078
6 206
8 176
1 556
976
1 594
100 809

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
June
32 886
27 398
19 765
5 876
8 436
1 543
930
1 711
98 546
July
32 889
27 108
19 414
5 757
8 714
1 586
871
1 525
97 864
August
32 899
27 683
18 958
6 083
8 141
1 724
913
1 463
97 865
September
33 805
28 002
19 190
6 200
8 334
1 862
923
1 560
99 876
October
33 275
27 908
18 734
5 708
8 020
1 770
816
1 508
97 738
November
32 106
27 718
19 117
6 010
7 741
1 683
851
1 553
96 778
December
33 654
26 322
18 980
6 020
8 063
1 653
844
1 673
97 209
2017
January
32 818
28 820
18 489
5 889
7 789
1 590
861
1 548
97 805
February
32 339
26 539
18 901
5 681
7 825
1 562
883
1 522
95 252
March
32 710
27 161
19 113
6 004
7 950
1 577
826
1 534
96 874
April
33 516
27 768
18 919
6 007
7 857
1 556
907
1 539
98 069
May
33 663
28 566
19 965
6 159
8 217
1 610
948
1 560
100 688
June
33 633
29 321
20 667
6 216
7 872
1 598
1 015
1 654
101 977
July
33 159
28 232
19 761
6 213
8 069
1 562
950
1 581
99 527
August
33 100
28 365
19 678
6 072
8 332
1 515
944
1 558
99 564

Original

2016
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
May
34 545
29 077
20 674
6 133
8 154
1 540
1 276
1 502
102 901
June
44 341
37 255
28 768
8 213
10 161
1 953
1 333
2 147
134 171
July
30 620
26 584
18 540
5 663
7 576
1 376
914
1 481
92 754
August
32 137
27 569
18 695
5 790
8 487
1 538
904
1 542
96 662

(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.