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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Feb 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/03/2014   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES


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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
29 903
24 896
19 316
5 759
9 839
1 595
907
1 538
93 755
Seasonally Adjusted
29 467
24 556
19 119
5 801
9 927
1 547
910
1 472
92 799

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.1
-1.2
0.2
-0.4
-0.3
-0.7
-0.5
0.2
-0.3
Seasonally Adjusted
-1.5
1.5
-1.4
2.6
4.1
-1.5
2.3
-5.5
0.1

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
3.4
-1.5
-3.1
-3.9
-11.3
1.2
-5.1
1.9
-1.6
Seasonally Adjusted
1.1
-4.0
-5.2
-2.2
-11.8
-2.9
-8.5
-2.6
-3.5

(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.


FEBRUARY KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES

  • Trend estimates: The February 2014 trend estimate (93 755) has decreased by 0.3% when compared with January 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The February 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (92 799) has increased by 0.1% when compared with January 2014.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for February 2014 with January 2014, sales of Passenger and Sports utility vehicles both decreased by 0.4%. Over the same period, Other vehicles increased by 1 unit to 19 387 unit sales. When comparing national trend estimates for February 2014 with February 2013, Sports utility vehicles was the only vehicle type to record an increase (1.2%).
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for February 2014 with January 2014, sales of Other and Sports utility vehicles decreased by 1.0% and 0.3% respectively. Over the same period, sales of Passenger vehicles increased by 0.8%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Five of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing February 2014 with January 2014. Victoria recorded the largest percentage decrease (1.2%), followed by Tasmania (0.7%) and the Northern Territory (0.5%). Over the same period, sales in Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory both increased by 0.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: Four of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing February 2014 with January 2014. Western Australia recorded the largest percentage increase (4.1%) followed by South Australia (2.6%) and the Northern Territory (2.3%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
March 2014 17 April 2014
April 2014 15 May 2014
May 2014 17 June 2014
June 2014 15 July 2014
July 2014 18 August 2014
August 2014 15 September 2014



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for February 2014.


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SUMMARY COMMENTARY

Graph Image for New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - long term

Footnote(s): Break in time series for trend between June and July 2000. See paragraph 13 of the Expanatory Notes.

Source(s): Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia


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

2012
December
48 826
26 747
20 601
96 173
-0.7
0.9
-0.2
-0.2
2013
January
48 191
27 045
20 476
95 712
-1.3
1.1
-0.6
-0.5
February
47 577
27 359
20 329
95 265
-1.3
1.2
-0.7
-0.5
March
47 230
27 620
20 122
94 972
-0.7
1.0
-1.0
-0.3
April
47 186
27 763
19 866
94 816
-0.1
0.5
-1.3
-0.2
May
47 314
27 757
19 600
94 671
0.3
-
-1.3
-0.2
June
47 475
27 671
19 356
94 502
0.3
-0.3
-1.2
-0.2
July
47 542
27 655
19 204
94 401
0.1
-0.1
-0.8
-0.1
August
47 504
27 710
19 163
94 376
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
-
September
47 439
27 783
19 168
94 390
-0.1
0.3
-
-
October
47 337
27 836
19 188
94 360
-0.2
0.2
0.1
-
November
47 187
27 865
19 269
94 322
-0.3
0.1
0.4
-
December
47 025
27 857
19 349
94 231
-0.3
-
0.4
-0.1
2014
January
46 868
27 808
19 386
94 062
-0.3
-0.2
0.2
-0.2
February
46 673
27 695
19 387
93 755
-0.4
-0.4
-
-0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2012
December
50 247
26 486
20 004
96 736
-0.2
7.3
-1.2
1.5
2013
January
46 446
28 031
21 118
95 595
-7.6
5.8
5.6
-1.2
February
46 158
28 137
21 862
96 157
-0.6
0.4
3.5
0.6
March
47 872
27 475
19 407
94 755
3.7
-2.4
-11.2
-1.5
April
47 338
27 432
18 710
93 481
-1.1
-0.2
-3.6
-1.3
May
46 976
27 556
19 486
94 018
-0.8
0.5
4.1
0.6
June
48 292
28 047
20 601
96 940
2.8
1.8
5.7
3.1
July
46 995
27 357
19 321
93 673
-2.7
-2.5
-6.2
-3.4
August
47 834
28 126
18 439
94 399
1.8
2.8
-4.6
0.8
September
47 131
27 665
19 102
93 899
-1.5
-1.6
3.6
-0.5
October
47 309
26 951
18 865
93 125
0.4
-2.6
-1.2
-0.8
November
47 426
28 330
19 387
95 144
0.2
5.1
2.8
2.2
December
47 427
28 825
20 298
96 550
-
1.7
4.7
1.5
2014
January
46 283
27 348
19 075
92 706
-2.4
-5.1
-6.0
-4.0
February
46 648
27 261
18 890
92 799
0.8
-0.3
-1.0
0.1

Original

2012
December
50 618
25 548
19 261
95 427
-2.0
-2.3
-6.3
-3.0
2013
January
41 957
26 623
16 850
85 430
-17.1
4.2
-12.5
-10.5
February
43 338
26 834
20 046
90 218
3.3
0.8
19.0
5.6
March
48 664
29 148
19 588
97 400
12.3
8.6
-2.3
8.0
April
42 844
24 384
17 889
85 117
-12.0
-16.3
-8.7
-12.6
May
46 774
29 152
20 862
96 788
9.2
19.6
16.6
13.7
June
57 636
34 398
26 724
118 758
23.2
18.0
28.1
22.7
July
46 318
25 568
18 349
90 235
-19.6
-25.7
-31.3
-24.0
August
48 060
27 515
17 761
93 336
3.8
7.6
-3.2
3.4
September
47 149
26 199
19 314
92 662
-1.9
-4.8
8.7
-0.7
October
46 939
26 258
19 406
92 603
-0.4
0.2
0.5
-0.1
November
49 089
28 889
18 946
96 924
4.6
10.0
-2.4
4.7
December
47 686
28 543
20 527
96 756
-2.9
-1.2
8.3
-0.2
2014
January
41 626
25 868
14 791
82 285
-12.7
-9.4
-27.9
-15.0
February
43 651
25 867
17 300
86 818
4.9
-
17.0
5.5

- 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

2012
December
29 166
25 346
20 326
5 997
11 286
1 551
977
1 524
96 173
2013
January
29 021
25 278
20 139
6 010
11 217
1 559
968
1 520
95 712
February
28 932
25 271
19 937
5 990
11 093
1 577
956
1 510
95 265
March
28 959
25 336
19 745
5 942
10 940
1 600
950
1 501
94 972
April
29 067
25 428
19 598
5 881
10 773
1 625
953
1 492
94 816
May
29 185
25 487
19 491
5 821
10 611
1 638
959
1 479
94 671
June
29 270
25 537
19 386
5 787
10 454
1 637
964
1 466
94 502
July
29 330
25 641
19 270
5 789
10 319
1 630
966
1 456
94 401
August
29 374
25 766
19 174
5 810
10 206
1 627
963
1 455
94 376
September
29 443
25 833
19 124
5 830
10 112
1 627
956
1 466
94 390
October
29 531
25 810
19 104
5 834
10 027
1 627
944
1 483
94 360
November
29 652
25 690
19 135
5 824
9 959
1 626
931
1 504
94 322
December
29 779
25 472
19 206
5 805
9 907
1 619
921
1 522
94 231
2014
January
29 881
25 198
19 281
5 784
9 865
1 606
912
1 535
94 062
February
29 903
24 896
19 316
5 759
9 839
1 595
907
1 538
93 755

Seasonally Adjusted

2012
December
29 784
25 319
20 360
6 056
11 255
1 444
969
1 549
96 736
2013
January
28 595
25 538
19 765
6 416
11 146
1 704
918
1 514
95 595
February
29 139
25 575
20 161
5 929
11 253
1 594
994
1 511
96 157
March
29 003
24 587
20 179
5 806
11 053
1 644
958
1 524
94 755
April
28 648
25 612
18 919
5 911
10 490
1 548
921
1 433
93 481
May
28 922
25 543
19 195
5 724
10 506
1 667
971
1 490
94 018
June
30 162
25 934
20 129
5 834
10 693
1 742
923
1 524
96 940
July
28 995
25 416
19 047
5 744
10 381
1 645
1 020
1 425
93 673
August
29 708
25 565
19 387
5 819
10 029
1 420
992
1 480
94 399
September
29 159
25 731
19 003
5 863
10 106
1 714
919
1 404
93 899
October
28 959
25 494
18 772
5 759
10 113
1 642
932
1 452
93 125
November
29 751
26 637
18 894
6 008
9 724
1 658
932
1 540
95 144
December
30 490
26 070
19 747
5 768
10 310
1 643
949
1 573
96 550
2014
January
29 929
24 192
19 383
5 651
9 533
1 571
890
1 557
92 706
February
29 467
24 556
19 119
5 801
9 927
1 547
910
1 472
92 799

Original

2012
December
28 619
25 238
20 116
6 265
11 014
1 772
859
1 544
95 427
2013
January
26 194
22 583
16 946
5 918
10 198
1 403
748
1 440
85 430
February
27 427
24 415
18 369
5 696
10 679
1 309
867
1 456
90 218
March
29 928
25 360
21 135
5 680
11 145
1 564
1 075
1 513
97 400
April
25 982
23 023
17 666
5 381
9 497
1 273
971
1 324
85 117
May
29 707
26 226
20 221
5 761
10 610
1 597
1 132
1 534
96 788
June
37 194
30 647
26 245
6 999
12 782
1 917
1 162
1 812
118 758
July
27 789
24 584
18 618
5 485
9 848
1 466
1 049
1 396
90 235
August
29 223
25 210
19 101
5 730
10 177
1 491
967
1 437
93 336
September
28 702
25 430
18 498
5 847
10 153
1 835
852
1 345
92 662
October
28 519
25 961
18 057
5 732
10 305
1 737
853
1 439
92 603
November
30 496
27 547
18 381
6 216
9 815
1 984
904
1 581
96 924
December
29 966
26 316
19 718
6 039
10 287
2 009
835
1 586
96 756
2014
January
27 080
21 289
16 660
5 082
8 707
1 280
713
1 474
82 285
February
27 585
23 411
17 367
5 567
9 427
1 263
791
1 407
86 818

(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.



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