9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, May 2017 Quality Declaration 
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MAY KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
33 474
27 830
19 231
5 994
8 006
1 570
905
1 523
98 534
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 899
28 422
19 732
6 144
8 181
1 614
938
1 546
100 476
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
0.7
0.6
0.6
0.4
0.6
0.1
1.3
-0.7
0.6
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.3
2.8
5.0
3.6
4.1
3.9
4.0
1.6
2.9
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
1.1
3.6
-0.7
1.1
-4.9
-0.1
-1.6
-2.7
0.8
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
4.3
8.7
3.7
2.2
1.9
2.3
3.0
-1.6
4.9

(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 TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The May 2017 trend estimate (98,534) increased by 0.6% when compared with April 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for May 2017 with April 2017, sales for Sports utility vehicles and Other vehicles increased by 0.7% and 1.5% respectively. There was no movement in sales for Passenger vehicles.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Northern Territory (1.3%).
  • The only downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Australian Capital Territory (-0.7%), continuing a downward trend that began in January 2017.


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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

2016
March
40 936
36 146
21 021
98 104
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.2
April
40 871
36 057
20 954
97 883
-0.2
-0.2
-0.3
-0.2
May
40 752
36 123
20 856
97 731
-0.3
0.2
-0.5
-0.2
June
40 557
36 446
20 758
97 761
-0.5
0.9
-0.5
-
July
40 279
36 904
20 722
97 905
-0.7
1.3
-0.2
0.1
August
40 015
37 324
20 774
98 113
-0.7
1.1
0.3
0.2
September
39 849
37 516
20 808
98 173
-0.4
0.5
0.2
0.1
October
39 692
37 476
20 787
97 955
-0.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.2
November
39 443
37 267
20 756
97 466
-0.6
-0.6
-0.1
-0.5
December
39 128
37 050
20 834
97 013
-0.8
-0.6
0.4
-0.5
2017
January
38 793
36 976
21 063
96 832
-0.9
-0.2
1.1
-0.2
February
38 465
37 090
21 406
96 961
-0.8
0.3
1.6
0.1
March
38 252
37 310
21 801
97 363
-0.6
0.6
1.8
0.4
April
38 173
37 548
22 206
97 927
-0.2
0.6
1.9
0.6
May
38 182
37 822
22 530
98 534
-
0.7
1.5
0.6

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
March
42 172
36 236
21 662
100 069
2.3
-1.0
2.1
1.1
April
41 109
35 678
20 465
97 252
-2.5
-1.5
-5.5
-2.8
May
39 477
35 826
20 505
95 809
-4.0
0.4
0.2
-1.5
June
42 269
36 029
20 521
98 819
7.1
0.6
0.1
3.1
July
40 089
36 775
21 121
97 985
-5.2
2.1
2.9
-0.8
August
39 362
37 361
20 771
97 493
-1.8
1.6
-1.7
-0.5
September
40 205
38 695
21 097
99 997
2.1
3.6
1.6
2.6
October
39 298
38 072
20 215
97 585
-2.3
-1.6
-4.2
-2.4
November
38 970
36 664
21 086
96 720
-0.8
-3.7
4.3
-0.9
December
40 408
35 561
21 237
97 206
3.7
-3.0
0.7
0.5
2017
January
39 330
37 959
20 500
97 788
-2.7
6.7
-3.5
0.6
February
37 661
36 757
20 783
95 201
-4.2
-3.2
1.4
-2.6
March
37 173
37 829
22 086
97 088
-1.3
2.9
6.3
2.0
April
38 039
36 862
22 779
97 681
2.3
-2.6
3.1
0.6
May
39 480
38 357
22 639
100 476
3.8
4.1
-0.6
2.9

Original

2016
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
March
38 972
41 484
24 954
105 410
12.2
16.9
32.8
18.4
April
32 147
31 368
19 620
83 135
-17.5
-24.4
-21.4
-21.1
May
38 842
39 629
24 430
102 901
20.8
26.3
24.5
23.8

- 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

2016
March
33 269
26 763
19 483
5 977
8 595
1 561
909
1 546
98 104
April
33 227
26 776
19 407
5 947
8 485
1 558
918
1 564
97 883
May
33 106
26 862
19 359
5 929
8 417
1 572
920
1 566
97 731
June
32 987
27 076
19 319
5 924
8 382
1 608
915
1 551
97 761
July
32 933
27 313
19 276
5 938
8 353
1 657
905
1 531
97 905
August
32 983
27 529
19 216
5 964
8 303
1 703
892
1 522
98 113
September
33 065
27 671
19 103
5 978
8 214
1 734
880
1 528
98 173
October
33 073
27 688
18 978
5 970
8 097
1 739
866
1 544
97 955
November
32 973
27 585
18 864
5 943
7 973
1 712
855
1 560
97 466
December
32 862
27 449
18 820
5 912
7 886
1 665
851
1 568
97 013
2017
January
32 824
27 375
18 838
5 893
7 865
1 618
855
1 564
96 832
February
32 890
27 395
18 890
5 900
7 880
1 588
865
1 553
96 961
March
33 044
27 500
18 986
5 926
7 912
1 574
879
1 541
97 363
April
33 243
27 651
19 114
5 968
7 956
1 569
893
1 533
97 927
May
33 474
27 830
19 231
5 994
8 006
1 570
905
1 523
98 534

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
March
34 259
26 693
20 371
5 984
8 647
1 586
931
1 597
100 069
April
33 066
26 898
18 902
5 786
8 506
1 601
891
1 601
97 252
May
32 517
26 158
19 034
6 013
8 027
1 577
911
1 571
95 809
June
32 864
27 457
20 011
5 925
8 337
1 554
933
1 738
98 819
July
32 879
27 133
19 473
5 800
8 720
1 578
876
1 527
97 985
August
32 779
27 562
18 807
6 017
8 258
1 706
911
1 454
97 493
September
33 754
28 049
19 258
6 220
8 351
1 872
925
1 568
99 997
October
33 268
27 796
18 730
5 707
8 006
1 762
816
1 499
97 585
November
32 105
27 687
19 082
6 006
7 749
1 684
853
1 554
96 720
December
33 589
26 390
18 981
6 031
8 039
1 656
847
1 674
97 206
2017
January
32 776
28 795
18 503
5 890
7 833
1 588
859
1 545
97 788
February
32 348
26 496
18 878
5 678
7 832
1 562
890
1 517
95 201
March
32 869
27 269
19 083
6 000
7 919
1 585
829
1 534
97 088
April
33 455
27 655
18 800
5 932
7 860
1 554
902
1 522
97 681
May
33 899
28 422
19 732
6 144
8 181
1 614
938
1 546
100 476

Original

2016
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
March
35 677
29 252
21 217
6 387
8 712
1 536
946
1 683
105 410
April
28 565
23 292
16 312
4 951
6 634
1 214
910
1 257
83 135
May
34 545
29 077
20 674
6 133
8 154
1 540
1 276
1 502
102 901

(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
June 2017 18 July 2017
July 2017 15 August 2017
August 2017 18 September 2017
September 2017 17 October 2017
October 2017 15 November 2017
November 2017 18 December 2017



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for May 2017.


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