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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Feb 2015 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/03/2015   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
30 237
25 883
18 667
5 767
9 045
1 544
891
1 398
93 432
Seasonally Adjusted
30 459
25 835
19 844
6 202
9 212
1 663
1 011
1 511
95 737

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
0.1
0.3
0.6
0.3
-0.3
1.7
-0.3
-0.3
0.2
Seasonally Adjusted
1.9
0.8
4.7
8.8
2.3
4.3
22.4
5.9
2.9

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
2.6
4.1
-1.7
-1.2
-8.2
0.3
-2.8
-5.1
0.6
Seasonally Adjusted
5.0
5.6
4.8
6.5
-6.6
11.3
11.2
2.7
4.1

(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 2015 trend estimate (93 432) has increased by 0.2% when compared with January 2015.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The February 2015 seasonally adjusted estimate (95 737) has increased by 2.9% when compared with January 2015.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for February 2015 with January 2015, sales of Sports utility and Other vehicles increased by 0.7% and 0.1% respectively. Over the same period, Passenger vehicles decreased by 9 units.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for February 2015 with January 2015 sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 0.9% and 0.3% respectively. Over the same period, Sports utility vehicles increased by 10.5%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Five of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing February 2015 with January 2015. Tasmania recorded the largest percentage increase (1.7%), followed by Queensland (0.6%) and both Victoria and South Australia (0.3%). Over the same period, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory all recorded decreases in sales of 0.3%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: All states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing February 2015 with January 2015. The Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage increase (22.4%) followed by South Australia (8.8%) and the Australian Capital Territory (5.9%).





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): New Motor Vehicle Sales, Total vehicles - long term-graph_update


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

2013
December
46 869
27 951
19 133
93 953
-0.7
0.1
-0.3
-0.4
2014
January
46 386
28 016
19 037
93 439
-1.0
0.2
-0.5
-0.5
February
45 822
28 164
18 929
92 915
-1.2
0.5
-0.6
-0.6
March
45 297
28 389
18 887
92 573
-1.1
0.8
-0.2
-0.4
April
44 866
28 678
18 940
92 483
-1.0
1.0
0.3
-0.1
May
44 577
29 042
19 054
92 672
-0.6
1.3
0.6
0.2
June
44 391
29 424
19 145
92 960
-0.4
1.3
0.5
0.3
July
44 187
29 752
19 171
93 110
-0.5
1.1
0.1
0.2
August
43 920
29 982
19 146
93 048
-0.6
0.8
-0.1
-0.1
September
43 623
30 166
19 117
92 907
-0.7
0.6
-0.1
-0.2
October
43 335
30 358
19 127
92 819
-0.7
0.6
-
-0.1
November
43 104
30 554
19 203
92 862
-0.5
0.6
0.4
-
December
42 954
30 757
19 299
93 010
-0.3
0.7
0.5
0.2
2015
January
42 872
30 955
19 386
93 213
-0.2
0.6
0.5
0.2
February
42 863
31 168
19 400
93 432
-
0.7
0.1
0.2

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
December
47 421
28 743
19 623
95 786
-0.6
1.3
0.6
0.2
2014
January
45 926
27 979
18 907
92 813
-3.2
-2.7
-3.6
-3.1
February
46 079
27 039
18 844
91 962
0.3
-3.4
-0.3
-0.9
March
44 766
28 669
18 681
92 116
-2.9
6.0
-0.9
0.2
April
45 120
28 722
18 309
92 151
0.8
0.2
-2.0
-
May
44 097
29 343
19 126
92 566
-2.3
2.2
4.5
0.5
June
44 615
29 397
20 553
94 566
1.2
0.2
7.5
2.2
July
44 531
30 102
18 528
93 161
-0.2
2.4
-9.9
-1.5
August
43 740
29 120
18 886
91 746
-1.8
-3.3
1.9
-1.5
September
43 820
31 168
19 133
94 120
0.2
7.0
1.3
2.6
October
43 367
30 086
19 153
92 606
-1.0
-3.5
0.1
-1.6
November
42 939
30 574
18 784
92 297
-1.0
1.6
-1.9
-0.3
December
44 020
30 830
19 996
94 846
2.5
0.8
6.5
2.8
2015
January
43 428
30 340
19 267
93 035
-1.3
-1.6
-3.6
-1.9
February
43 020
33 516
19 200
95 737
-0.9
10.5
-0.3
2.9

Original

2013
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
March
47 079
30 778
19 410
97 267
7.9
19.0
12.2
12.0
April
39 027
25 350
16 333
80 710
-17.1
-17.6
-15.9
-17.0
May
43 819
30 730
20 013
94 562
12.3
21.2
22.5
17.2
June
53 844
36 846
27 619
118 309
22.9
19.9
38.0
25.1
July
43 464
28 805
17 598
89 867
-19.3
-21.8
-36.3
-24.0
August
42 658
27 543
17 956
88 157
-1.9
-4.4
2.0
-1.9
September
45 194
30 027
19 757
94 978
5.9
9.0
10.0
7.7
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

- 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

2013
December
29 560
25 459
19 128
5 871
9 911
1 601
909
1 513
93 953
2014
January
29 535
25 119
19 081
5 857
9 863
1 575
908
1 500
93 439
February
29 460
24 856
18 984
5 837
9 849
1 540
917
1 473
92 915
March
29 388
24 777
18 849
5 822
9 862
1 502
927
1 445
92 573
April
29 353
24 891
18 697
5 821
9 886
1 474
933
1 428
92 483
May
29 431
25 116
18 579
5 833
9 898
1 455
933
1 428
92 672
June
29 604
25 333
18 488
5 852
9 874
1 442
926
1 441
92 960
July
29 801
25 458
18 394
5 861
9 799
1 428
915
1 454
93 110
August
29 952
25 508
18 296
5 847
9 665
1 417
905
1 458
93 048
September
30 046
25 535
18 236
5 814
9 507
1 417
900
1 451
92 907
October
30 107
25 572
18 244
5 774
9 353
1 432
900
1 436
92 819
November
30 150
25 648
18 314
5 745
9 229
1 456
899
1 421
92 862
December
30 183
25 739
18 421
5 738
9 138
1 485
896
1 410
93 010
2015
January
30 214
25 814
18 548
5 750
9 074
1 518
894
1 402
93 213
February
30 237
25 883
18 667
5 767
9 045
1 544
891
1 398
93 432

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
December
30 257
25 790
19 516
5 869
10 213
1 667
914
1 560
95 786
2014
January
29 792
24 517
19 207
5 790
9 573
1 520
890
1 523
92 813
February
28 999
24 461
18 940
5 825
9 862
1 494
909
1 472
91 962
March
29 109
24 886
18 566
5 917
9 856
1 490
877
1 416
92 116
April
29 354
24 430
18 825
5 744
9 851
1 505
1 050
1 393
92 151
May
29 440
25 366
18 451
5 704
9 897
1 455
852
1 401
92 566
June
29 901
25 827
18 776
6 024
10 082
1 511
983
1 461
94 566
July
29 708
25 642
18 292
5 812
9 849
1 456
910
1 492
93 161
August
29 665
25 162
17 996
5 850
9 363
1 392
865
1 454
91 746
September
30 233
25 475
18 821
5 884
9 741
1 597
895
1 474
94 120
October
30 443
25 308
17 969
5 757
9 382
1 430
908
1 409
92 606
November
29 880
25 897
17 895
5 767
9 106
1 425
900
1 427
92 297
December
30 312
25 969
20 196
5 578
9 050
1 406
954
1 382
94 846
2015
January
29 885
25 641
18 956
5 699
9 007
1 594
826
1 427
93 035
February
30 459
25 835
19 844
6 202
9 212
1 663
1 011
1 511
95 737

Original

2013
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
March
30 656
26 311
20 073
6 184
10 117
1 457
998
1 471
97 267
April
25 625
21 108
17 041
4 897
8 604
1 182
1 070
1 183
80 710
May
29 788
26 042
19 252
5 764
9 920
1 409
978
1 409
94 562
June
37 575
31 327
24 643
7 531
12 440
1 743
1 258
1 792
118 309
July
28 587
24 756
17 767
5 514
9 556
1 302
913
1 472
89 867
August
28 404
24 184
17 169
5 618
9 137
1 418
807
1 420
88 157
September
30 388
25 670
18 890
6 099
9 882
1 734
904
1 411
94 978
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

(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
March 2015 16 April 2015
April 2015 18 May 2015
May 2015 16 June 2015
June 2015 15 July 2015
July 2015 18 August 2015
August 2015 15 September 2015



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for February 2015.


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