9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, October 2016 Quality Declaration 
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
33 496
28 084
19 004
5 943
8 277
1 818
872
1 504
98 997
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 528
27 887
18 659
5 677
8 053
1 819
817
1 499
97 940
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
0.6
0.7
-0.6
-
-0.4
2.9
-1.5
-1.0
0.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
-1.0
-1.3
-2.8
-9.1
-4.2
-2.6
-10.9
-4.4
-2.4
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
2.9
5.4
-4.1
2.7
-6.0
13.6
6.2
-1.4
1.5
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
4.0
6.1
-4.8
-4.3
-7.9
14.3
-6.2
-4.3
1.2

- 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.




OCTOBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS

  • The October 2016 trend estimate (98,997) increased by 0.3% when compared with September 2016.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for October 2016 with September 2016, sales for Passenger vehicles and Other vehicles decreased by 0.7% and 0.1% respectively. By contrast, sales for Sports utility vehicles increased by 1.4%.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (2.9%), continuing an upward trend which commenced in May 2016.
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (-1.5%).





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
August
42 868
35 073
18 958
96 898
-
1.4
-
0.5
September
42 709
35 493
19 087
97 289
-0.4
1.2
0.7
0.4
October
42 363
35 809
19 393
97 566
-0.8
0.9
1.6
0.3
November
41 933
36 020
19 843
97 796
-1.0
0.6
2.3
0.2
December
41 524
36 085
20 331
97 940
-1.0
0.2
2.5
0.1
2016
January
41 167
36 086
20 727
97 980
-0.9
-
1.9
-
February
40 919
36 037
20 955
97 911
-0.6
-0.1
1.1
-0.1
March
40 807
35 969
21 009
97 785
-0.3
-0.2
0.3
-0.1
April
40 782
35 969
20 977
97 727
-0.1
-
-0.2
-0.1
May
40 731
36 111
20 907
97 749
-0.1
0.4
-0.3
-
June
40 636
36 473
20 810
97 920
-0.2
1.0
-0.5
0.2
July
40 414
37 053
20 733
98 200
-0.5
1.6
-0.4
0.3
August
40 130
37 695
20 679
98 503
-0.7
1.7
-0.3
0.3
September
39 848
38 292
20 604
98 744
-0.7
1.6
-0.4
0.2
October
39 587
38 823
20 587
98 997
-0.7
1.4
-0.1
0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
August
42 003
34 840
18 629
95 471
-1.9
0.9
-2.9
-1.1
September
44 199
36 931
18 394
99 524
5.2
6.0
-1.3
4.2
October
41 184
36 139
19 495
96 818
-6.8
-2.1
6.0
-2.7
November
41 885
35 543
20 711
98 139
1.7
-1.6
6.2
1.4
December
42 712
34 872
19 574
97 157
2.0
-1.9
-5.5
-1.0
2016
January
40 296
36 941
20 922
98 160
-5.7
5.9
6.9
1.0
February
40 727
36 620
20 814
98 161
1.1
-0.9
-0.5
-
March
41 510
36 162
21 979
99 651
1.9
-1.3
5.6
1.5
April
41 127
35 414
20 644
97 185
-0.9
-2.1
-6.1
-2.5
May
39 816
35 820
20 454
96 090
-3.2
1.1
-0.9
-1.1
June
42 256
36 175
20 625
99 055
6.1
1.0
0.8
3.1
July
40 096
36 943
21 027
98 066
-5.1
2.1
1.9
-1.0
August
39 478
37 801
20 701
97 980
-1.5
2.3
-1.6
-0.1
September
40 201
39 100
21 022
100 323
1.8
3.4
1.6
2.4
October
39 281
38 634
20 025
97 940
-2.3
-1.2
-4.7
-2.4

Original

2015
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
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

- 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
August
32 452
26 445
19 682
5 602
8 742
1 602
842
1 530
96 898
September
32 542
26 559
19 767
5 683
8 773
1 603
827
1 536
97 289
October
32 555
26 645
19 823
5 789
8 806
1 600
821
1 526
97 566
November
32 600
26 700
19 837
5 895
8 835
1 592
827
1 510
97 796
December
32 736
26 704
19 770
5 969
8 837
1 583
842
1 499
97 940
2016
January
32 914
26 685
19 649
6 002
8 788
1 575
864
1 504
97 980
February
33 076
26 654
19 514
5 995
8 693
1 563
888
1 529
97 911
March
33 162
26 639
19 424
5 958
8 582
1 550
909
1 562
97 785
April
33 147
26 706
19 396
5 931
8 487
1 547
923
1 590
97 727
May
33 060
26 857
19 399
5 920
8 423
1 563
927
1 600
97 749
June
33 003
27 103
19 388
5 925
8 391
1 601
921
1 588
97 920
July
33 038
27 386
19 338
5 938
8 373
1 652
910
1 565
98 200
August
33 159
27 658
19 245
5 945
8 348
1 709
898
1 541
98 503
September
33 309
27 894
19 119
5 942
8 310
1 766
885
1 519
98 744
October
33 496
28 084
19 004
5 943
8 277
1 818
872
1 504
98 997

Seasonally Adjusted

2015
August
32 183
25 668
19 471
5 337
8 752
1 703
831
1 526
95 471
September
33 358
27 375
19 987
5 691
8 830
1 903
814
1 566
99 524
October
32 248
26 272
19 590
5 933
8 745
1 591
871
1 567
96 818
November
32 467
26 648
20 460
5 854
8 844
1 550
799
1 516
98 139
December
32 353
26 843
19 168
5 999
8 852
1 683
818
1 442
97 157
2016
January
32 720
26 724
19 940
6 086
8 829
1 552
835
1 472
98 160
February
33 322
26 649
19 579
5 932
8 739
1 510
936
1 496
98 161
March
33 844
26 650
20 292
6 069
8 689
1 560
928
1 618
99 651
April
33 161
26 842
18 911
5 721
8 470
1 577
898
1 605
97 185
May
32 611
26 179
19 168
6 007
8 032
1 586
940
1 567
96 090
June
32 919
27 545
20 017
5 975
8 414
1 545
936
1 705
99 055
July
32 984
27 199
19 453
5 770
8 688
1 578
875
1 517
98 066
August
32 834
27 726
19 058
5 977
8 276
1 728
922
1 459
97 980
September
33 875
28 247
19 194
6 246
8 409
1 867
917
1 568
100 323
October
33 528
27 887
18 659
5 677
8 053
1 819
817
1 499
97 940

Original

2015
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
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

(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
November 2016 14 December 2016
December 2016 17 January 2017
January 2017 15 February 2017
February 2017 15 March 2017
March 2017 19 April 2017
April 2017 16 May 2017



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