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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, May 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/06/2014   
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MAY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
29 068
24 584
18 732
5 742
9 865
1 476
912
1 385
91 764
Seasonally Adjusted
29 193
25 204
18 641
5 739
9 915
1 485
837
1 397
92 410

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.5
-0.3
-0.6
-0.4
0.2
-1.1
-0.2
-2.0
-0.4
Seasonally Adjusted
-0.4
3.5
-2.1
1.3
0.7
-2.1
-19.2
0.8
0.3

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
-0.6
-3.6
-4.2
-1.5
-7.1
-10.5
-5.4
-7.2
-3.3
Seasonally Adjusted
0.9
-0.9
-4.3
-0.4
-5.8
-11.7
-15.3
-7.4
-2.0

(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.



MAY KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend estimates: The May 2014 trend estimate (91 764) has decreased by 0.4% when compared with April 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The May 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (92 410) has increased by 0.3% when compared with April 2014.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for May 2014 with April 2014, sales of Passenger and Other vehicles decreased by 0.9% and 0.7% respectively. Over the same period, Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.7%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for May 2014 with April 2014, sales of Other and Sports utility vehicles increased by 3.4% and 1.8% respectively. Over the same period, sales of Passenger vehicles decreased by 2.0%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Seven of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing May 2014 with April 2014. The Australian Capital Territory recorded the largest percentage decrease (2.0%), followed by Tasmania (1.1%) and Queensland (0.6%). Over the same period, Western Australia was the only jurisdiction to record an increase of 0.2%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: Four of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing May 2014 with April 2014. Victoria recorded the largest percentage increase (3.5%) followed by South Australia (1.3%) and the Australian Capital Territory (0.8%). The Northern Territory recorded the largest decrease in sales (19.2%) followed by Queensland and Tasmania with 2.1% each.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
June 2014 15 July 2014
July 2014 18 August 2014
August 2014 15 September 2014
September 2014 15 October 2014
October 2014 17 November 2014
November 2014 15 December 2014



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for May 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): 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
March
47 281
27 601
20 192
95 074
-0.5
0.8
-0.9
-0.2
April
47 342
27 704
19 938
94 985
0.1
0.4
-1.3
-0.1
May
47 525
27 681
19 648
94 854
0.4
-0.1
-1.5
-0.1
June
47 678
27 605
19 360
94 642
0.3
-0.3
-1.5
-0.2
July
47 683
27 616
19 166
94 464
-
-
-1.0
-0.2
August
47 554
27 704
19 103
94 361
-0.3
0.3
-0.3
-0.1
September
47 431
27 787
19 123
94 342
-0.3
0.3
0.1
-
October
47 294
27 838
19 182
94 313
-0.3
0.2
0.3
-
November
47 076
27 880
19 256
94 212
-0.5
0.2
0.4
-0.1
December
46 757
27 946
19 287
93 990
-0.7
0.2
0.2
-0.2
2014
January
46 320
28 058
19 194
93 571
-0.9
0.4
-0.5
-0.4
February
45 811
28 225
18 986
93 023
-1.1
0.6
-1.1
-0.6
March
45 297
28 437
18 781
92 514
-1.1
0.7
-1.1
-0.5
April
44 819
28 680
18 627
92 126
-1.1
0.9
-0.8
-0.4
May
44 404
28 868
18 491
91 764
-0.9
0.7
-0.7
-0.4

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
March
48 163
27 169
19 630
94 962
5.1
-3.8
-9.7
-0.9
April
47 390
27 480
18 992
93 862
-1.6
1.1
-3.3
-1.2
May
47 504
27 468
19 334
94 305
0.2
-
1.8
0.5
June
48 407
27 953
20 665
97 025
1.9
1.8
6.9
2.9
July
47 050
27 345
19 285
93 680
-2.8
-2.2
-6.7
-3.4
August
47 888
28 137
18 265
94 290
1.8
2.9
-5.3
0.7
September
47 087
27 636
19 072
93 794
-1.7
-1.8
4.4
-0.5
October
47 139
27 105
18 851
93 096
0.1
-1.9
-1.2
-0.7
November
47 349
28 298
19 322
94 969
0.4
4.4
2.5
2.0
December
47 131
28 903
20 433
96 467
-0.5
2.1
5.8
1.6
2014
January
45 984
27 523
18 939
92 447
-2.4
-4.8
-7.3
-4.2
February
46 261
27 362
18 743
92 367
0.6
-0.6
-1.0
-0.1
March
44 732
28 768
18 583
92 083
-3.3
5.1
-0.9
-0.3
April
45 023
28 806
18 324
92 153
0.7
0.1
-1.4
0.1
May
44 141
29 326
18 943
92 410
-2.0
1.8
3.4
0.3

Original

2013
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
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

- 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
March
28 984
25 379
19 758
5 942
10 946
1 605
952
1 508
95 074
April
29 121
25 458
19 642
5 886
10 784
1 635
956
1 504
94 985
May
29 252
25 496
19 550
5 828
10 622
1 649
964
1 493
94 854
June
29 328
25 524
19 441
5 794
10 463
1 647
968
1 477
94 642
July
29 363
25 612
19 303
5 795
10 325
1 635
969
1 462
94 464
August
29 383
25 731
19 178
5 813
10 209
1 628
964
1 456
94 361
September
29 449
25 806
19 109
5 827
10 109
1 626
954
1 462
94 342
October
29 538
25 808
19 079
5 831
10 014
1 626
937
1 480
94 313
November
29 620
25 705
19 083
5 831
9 934
1 619
921
1 499
94 212
December
29 663
25 477
19 118
5 821
9 886
1 604
913
1 508
93 990
2014
January
29 621
25 189
19 111
5 806
9 858
1 575
912
1 499
93 571
February
29 500
24 919
19 046
5 790
9 840
1 540
914
1 475
93 023
March
29 349
24 739
18 945
5 775
9 836
1 512
915
1 444
92 514
April
29 214
24 646
18 841
5 762
9 843
1 492
914
1 414
92 126
May
29 068
24 584
18 732
5 742
9 865
1 476
912
1 385
91 764

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
March
29 206
24 491
20 263
5 720
11 106
1 675
973
1 527
94 962
April
28 812
25 811
18 864
5 952
10 492
1 560
904
1 466
93 862
May
28 934
25 433
19 475
5 759
10 527
1 683
988
1 508
94 305
June
30 227
25 980
20 104
5 835
10 677
1 748
930
1 524
97 025
July
28 963
25 422
19 070
5 743
10 389
1 648
1 014
1 431
93 680
August
29 717
25 470
19 360
5 823
10 025
1 418
998
1 480
94 290
September
29 183
25 638
18 981
5 846
10 123
1 711
914
1 397
93 794
October
28 920
25 574
18 707
5 774
10 108
1 638
926
1 449
93 096
November
29 665
26 564
18 884
6 004
9 737
1 651
933
1 530
94 969
December
30 520
26 086
19 699
5 777
10 264
1 632
933
1 556
96 467
2014
January
29 744
24 328
19 256
5 648
9 502
1 557
879
1 534
92 447
February
29 203
24 532
18 996
5 832
9 908
1 519
910
1 467
92 367
March
28 984
24 974
18 575
5 928
9 852
1 480
877
1 413
92 083
April
29 303
24 363
19 040
5 663
9 844
1 517
1 036
1 386
92 153
May
29 193
25 204
18 641
5 739
9 915
1 485
837
1 397
92 410

Original

2013
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
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

(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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