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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, December 2015 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
32 516
26 793
19 743
5 935
8 763
1 619
811
1 503
97 683
Seasonally Adjusted
32 480
26 806
19 304
6 037
8 794
1 660
821
1 436
97 338

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.2
-
-0.2
1.3
-0.2
-
-0.2
-1.5
-0.1
Seasonally Adjusted
0.6
0.4
-5.3
3.6
0.4
6.3
3.1
-4.9
-0.5

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
7.4
4.1
5.9
3.4
-4.3
7.5
-12.1
4.8
4.6
Seasonally Adjusted
6.5
3.5
-5.4
9.6
-3.1
16.7
-15.4
2.4
2.2

- 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.



DECEMBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS

  • The December 2015 trend estimate (97 683) has decreased by 0.1% when compared with November 2015.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for December 2015 with November 2015, sales of Passenger and Sports utility vehicles decreased by 0.4% and 0.1% respectively. Over the same period sales for Other vehicles increased by 0.8%.
  • Five of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing December 2015 with November 2015. New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory all recorded a percentage decrease of 0.2%, while the Australian Capital Territory recorded a decrease of 1.5%. Over the same period, South Australia recorded an increase of 1.3%.





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

Passenger vehicles
Sports utility vehicles
Other vehicles
Total vehicles
Change Passenger vehicles
Change Sports utility vehicles
Change Other vehicles
Change Total vehicles
no.
no.
no.
no.
%
%
%
%

Trend

2014
October
43 389
30 145
19 276
92 811
-0.5
0.6
0.1
-
November
43 263
30 444
19 328
93 036
-0.3
1.0
0.3
0.2
December
43 122
30 902
19 396
93 420
-0.3
1.5
0.3
0.4
2015
January
42 981
31 438
19 439
93 858
-0.3
1.7
0.2
0.5
February
42 891
31 985
19 455
94 331
-0.2
1.7
0.1
0.5
March
42 808
32 451
19 464
94 724
-0.2
1.5
-
0.4
April
42 798
32 870
19 414
95 082
-
1.3
-0.3
0.4
May
42 857
33 312
19 272
95 441
0.1
1.3
-0.7
0.4
June
42 902
33 858
19 113
95 873
0.1
1.6
-0.8
0.5
July
42 910
34 460
19 009
96 379
-
1.8
-0.5
0.5
August
42 862
35 056
18 975
96 893
-0.1
1.7
-0.2
0.5
September
42 724
35 535
19 046
97 305
-0.3
1.4
0.4
0.4
October
42 544
35 835
19 188
97 566
-0.4
0.8
0.7
0.3
November
42 388
35 994
19 353
97 736
-0.4
0.4
0.9
0.2
December
42 221
35 949
19 514
97 683
-0.4
-0.1
0.8
-0.1

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
October
43 939
29 929
19 211
93 079
1.4
-2.0
-1.2
-0.3
November
43 209
30 532
18 576
92 317
-1.7
2.0
-3.3
-0.8
December
43 872
30 981
20 347
95 200
1.5
1.5
9.5
3.1
2015
January
43 582
30 234
19 264
93 079
-0.7
-2.4
-5.3
-2.2
February
43 149
33 296
19 203
95 647
-1.0
10.1
-0.3
2.8
March
44 997
31 767
19 552
96 316
4.3
-4.6
1.8
0.7
April
41 166
34 404
19 389
94 959
-8.5
8.3
-0.8
-1.4
May
42 122
32 206
19 333
93 661
2.3
-6.4
-0.3
-1.4
June
44 657
33 417
19 271
97 346
6.0
3.8
-0.3
3.9
July
42 828
34 406
19 351
96 585
-4.1
3.0
0.4
-0.8
August
41 714
34 682
18 477
94 873
-2.6
0.8
-4.5
-1.8
September
44 598
37 434
18 435
100 467
6.9
7.9
-0.2
5.9
October
41 300
36 158
19 141
96 600
-7.4
-3.4
3.8
-3.8
November
41 875
35 491
20 460
97 825
1.4
-1.8
6.9
1.3
December
42 998
35 143
19 197
97 338
2.7
-1.0
-6.2
-0.5

Original

2014
October
43 126
28 835
19 275
91 236
-4.6
-4.0
-2.4
-3.9
November
43 063
31 032
18 137
92 232
-0.1
7.6
-5.9
1.1
December
45 051
30 666
21 092
96 809
4.6
-1.2
16.3
5.0
2015
January
39 799
27 679
14 638
82 116
-11.7
-9.7
-30.6
-15.2
February
40 775
32 039
17 610
90 424
2.5
15.8
20.3
10.1
March
48 185
35 503
21 366
105 054
18.2
10.8
21.3
16.2
April
35 015
29 664
16 977
81 656
-27.3
-16.4
-20.5
-22.3
May
40 592
32 530
20 205
93 327
15.9
9.7
19.0
14.3
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

- 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.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Trend

2014
October
30 118
25 538
18 236
5 776
9 378
1 431
906
1 427
92 811
November
30 219
25 614
18 399
5 743
9 256
1 466
913
1 425
93 036
December
30 285
25 733
18 640
5 742
9 158
1 506
922
1 434
93 420
2015
January
30 364
25 821
18 909
5 763
9 075
1 544
934
1 448
93 858
February
30 515
25 884
19 160
5 790
9 001
1 573
943
1 464
94 331
March
30 734
25 913
19 339
5 795
8 932
1 593
945
1 474
94 724
April
31 038
25 955
19 441
5 757
8 873
1 601
937
1 481
95 082
May
31 409
26 047
19 468
5 688
8 820
1 601
918
1 489
95 441
June
31 796
26 178
19 505
5 617
8 781
1 599
892
1 506
95 873
July
32 138
26 322
19 577
5 585
8 768
1 600
865
1 525
96 379
August
32 378
26 468
19 666
5 616
8 774
1 607
842
1 542
96 893
September
32 513
26 606
19 732
5 684
8 782
1 612
828
1 548
97 305
October
32 564
26 709
19 770
5 768
8 781
1 616
818
1 541
97 566
November
32 566
26 787
19 788
5 857
8 779
1 620
812
1 526
97 736
December
32 516
26 793
19 743
5 935
8 763
1 619
811
1 503
97 683

Seasonally Adjusted

2014
October
30 573
25 471
18 008
5 748
9 541
1 427
901
1 409
93 079
November
29 804
25 915
17 939
5 781
9 097
1 451
909
1 422
92 317
December
30 506
25 906
20 411
5 509
9 072
1 423
970
1 402
95 200
2015
January
30 012
25 584
18 961
5 657
8 995
1 589
844
1 437
93 079
February
30 737
25 705
19 732
6 143
9 175
1 656
1 008
1 492
95 647
March
31 039
26 060
20 375
5 758
9 053
1 578
918
1 536
96 316
April
30 383
26 498
19 474
5 769
8 818
1 597
955
1 466
94 959
May
31 254
25 364
18 955
5 603
8 592
1 529
945
1 420
93 661
June
32 492
26 127
20 069
5 687
8 917
1 653
886
1 516
97 346
July
31 950
26 752
19 466
5 659
8 765
1 614
847
1 531
96 585
August
31 844
25 734
19 253
5 262
8 723
1 717
828
1 512
94 873
September
33 614
27 618
20 172
5 785
8 900
1 938
809
1 631
100 467
October
32 261
26 282
19 448
5 867
8 708
1 626
851
1 556
96 600
November
32 287
26 706
20 380
5 824
8 760
1 562
796
1 510
97 825
December
32 480
26 806
19 304
6 037
8 794
1 660
821
1 436
97 338

Original

2014
October
29 839
25 559
16 990
5 628
9 534
1 488
826
1 372
91 236
November
30 419
26 282
16 814
5 888
8 876
1 650
841
1 462
92 232
December
30 257
26 783
20 853
5 830
9 143
1 645
894
1 404
96 809
2015
January
26 796
22 211
16 570
5 039
8 101
1 364
662
1 373
82 116
February
28 975
24 742
18 212
5 915
8 851
1 409
877
1 443
90 424
March
33 773
28 536
22 499
6 173
9 823
1 560
1 064
1 626
105 054
April
26 264
22 160
17 335
4 843
7 609
1 280
948
1 217
81 656
May
30 996
25 231
19 312
5 429
8 353
1 440
1 144
1 422
93 327
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

(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
January 2016 15 February 2016
February 2016 15 March 2016
March 2016 18 April 2016
April 2016 17 May 2016
May 2016 16 June 2016
June 2016 14 July 2016



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