9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, February 2017 Quality Declaration 
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
32 515
27 124
18 706
5 788
7 778
1 594
855
1 572
95 932
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
32 167
26 417
18 753
5 663
7 798
1 584
882
1 521
94 786
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
-0.5
-0.5
-0.2
-1.0
-0.4
-2.6
0.1
-
-0.5
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-1.8
-7.7
1.9
-3.3
-0.2
-0.9
2.3
-1.1
-2.7
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
-1.8
1.4
-4.4
-3.6
-10.7
1.3
-4.5
3.1
-2.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-4.1
-2.2
-4.1
-6.3
-10.7
4.2
-7.9
1.7
-4.1

- 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.





FEBRUARY TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The February 2017 trend estimate (95,932) decreased by 0.5% when compared with January 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for February 2017 with January 2017, sales for Passenger vehicles, Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles decreased by 0.6%, 0.5% and 0.3% respectively.
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (-2.6%), continuing a downward trend that began in November 2016.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (0.1%).





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
December
41 431
36 264
20 226
97 921
-0.9
0.5
2.6
0.3
2016
January
41 118
36 317
20 674
98 109
-0.8
0.1
2.2
0.2
February
40 929
36 249
20 970
98 148
-0.5
-0.2
1.4
-
March
40 864
36 110
21 083
98 058
-0.2
-0.4
0.5
-0.1
April
40 858
36 018
21 080
97 956
-
-0.3
-
-0.1
May
40 801
36 091
21 003
97 896
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
-0.1
June
40 653
36 436
20 881
97 970
-0.4
1.0
-0.6
0.1
July
40 385
36 923
20 793
98 101
-0.7
1.3
-0.4
0.1
August
40 094
37 369
20 786
98 249
-0.7
1.2
-
0.2
September
39 853
37 574
20 793
98 221
-0.6
0.5
-
-
October
39 642
37 503
20 768
97 912
-0.5
-0.2
-0.1
-0.3
November
39 444
37 277
20 695
97 416
-0.5
-0.6
-0.4
-0.5
December
39 239
37 041
20 618
96 898
-0.5
-0.6
-0.4
-0.5
2017
January
39 016
36 854
20 538
96 408
-0.6
-0.5
-0.4
-0.5
February
38 764
36 688
20 480
95 932
-0.6
-0.5
-0.3
-0.5

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
December
42 257
35 462
19 106
96 824
0.9
-0.4
-6.3
-1.1
2016
January
40 047
37 118
21 177
98 342
-5.2
4.7
10.8
1.6
February
41 185
36 760
20 927
98 872
2.8
-1.0
-1.2
0.5
March
41 618
36 376
22 015
100 010
1.1
-1.0
5.2
1.2
April
41 055
35 276
20 757
97 088
-1.4
-3.0
-5.7
-2.9
May
39 939
35 862
20 547
96 348
-2.7
1.7
-1.0
-0.8
June
42 351
36 083
20 636
99 070
6.0
0.6
0.4
2.8
July
40 170
36 685
21 152
98 007
-5.1
1.7
2.5
-1.1
August
39 410
37 590
20 776
97 776
-1.9
2.5
-1.8
-0.2
September
40 152
38 702
21 071
99 924
1.9
3.0
1.4
2.2
October
39 326
38 065
20 103
97 494
-2.1
-1.6
-4.6
-2.4
November
38 939
36 725
21 007
96 672
-1.0
-3.5
4.5
-0.8
December
40 422
35 482
21 026
96 930
3.8
-3.4
0.1
0.3
2017
January
39 307
37 949
20 186
97 442
-2.8
7.0
-4.0
0.5
February
37 615
36 754
20 417
94 786
-4.3
-3.1
1.1
-2.7

Original

2015
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
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

- 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
December
32 667
26 696
19 815
5 949
8 858
1 589
849
1 497
97 921
2016
January
32 884
26 744
19 710
5 998
8 812
1 585
872
1 504
98 109
February
33 097
26 762
19 576
6 007
8 711
1 574
895
1 525
98 148
March
33 232
26 764
19 467
5 982
8 591
1 559
913
1 549
98 058
April
33 247
26 814
19 410
5 959
8 487
1 552
923
1 565
97 956
May
33 173
26 923
19 379
5 942
8 423
1 565
925
1 565
97 896
June
33 083
27 145
19 348
5 936
8 391
1 601
919
1 548
97 970
July
33 031
27 375
19 300
5 947
8 362
1 653
907
1 527
98 101
August
33 059
27 569
19 231
5 967
8 310
1 702
892
1 519
98 249
September
33 104
27 667
19 117
5 975
8 220
1 733
877
1 526
98 221
October
33 077
27 642
18 988
5 962
8 099
1 737
864
1 543
97 912
November
32 964
27 531
18 885
5 932
7 975
1 714
856
1 558
97 416
December
32 816
27 400
18 812
5 891
7 880
1 677
853
1 568
96 898
2017
January
32 665
27 274
18 751
5 845
7 809
1 637
854
1 572
96 408
February
32 515
27 124
18 706
5 788
7 778
1 594
855
1 572
95 932

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
December
31 947
26 916
19 277
5 878
8 852
1 689
828
1 437
96 824
2016
January
32 602
26 639
20 186
6 121
8 919
1 570
837
1 468
98 342
February
33 550
27 019
19 553
6 041
8 737
1 520
958
1 495
98 872
March
34 079
26 739
20 334
6 053
8 688
1 572
925
1 619
100 010
April
33 101
26 885
18 838
5 750
8 440
1 584
895
1 595
97 088
May
32 758
26 250
19 198
6 020
8 053
1 578
934
1 558
96 348
June
32 923
27 542
20 049
5 966
8 370
1 548
932
1 742
99 070
July
32 936
27 179
19 419
5 807
8 715
1 562
871
1 517
98 007
August
32 897
27 639
18 862
6 014
8 279
1 714
914
1 458
97 776
September
33 724
28 054
19 231
6 211
8 341
1 878
917
1 566
99 924
October
33 314
27 729
18 689
5 695
7 988
1 766
819
1 495
97 494
November
32 093
27 613
19 117
5 998
7 766
1 680
849
1 556
96 672
December
33 382
26 319
19 043
5 992
8 011
1 667
840
1 676
96 930
2017
January
32 744
28 624
18 405
5 856
7 814
1 599
862
1 538
97 442
February
32 167
26 417
18 753
5 663
7 798
1 584
882
1 521
94 786

Original

2015
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
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

(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 2017 19 April 2017
April 2017 16 May 2017
May 2017 19 June 2017
June 2017 18 July 2017
July 2017 15 August 2017
August 2017 18 September 2017



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

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