9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Nov 2004
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/12/2004
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Latest New Motor Vehicle Sales Data
The trend estimate for sales of new motor vehicles increased 0.6% to 82,253 in November 2004. When compared with November 2003 (77,701) the trend estimate has shown an increase of 5.9%.
Sales of passenger vehicles recorded an increase of 0.9% over the last month while sales of sports utility vehicles increased 0.2% and other vehicles increased 0.3%. The trend estimate for sales of sports utility vehicles has been increasing continually since September 2003, recording a total increase of 20.4% since this time.
All states and territories recorded increases in the trend estimate for sales of new motor vehicles in November 2004 with the exception of Queensland which recorded a decrease of 0.5%.
The seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of new motor vehicles decreased 3.1% to 81,234 in November 2004. Passenger vehicle sales decreased 2.9%, sales of sports utility vehicles decreased 2.2% and sales of other new vehicles decreased 4.9% in November 2004 compared to October 2004.
Western Australia was the only state or territory to record an increase (up 2.1%) in the seasonally adjusted estimate for the sales of new motor vehicles.
SALES OF NEW MOTOR VEHICLES, November 2004
This publication draws on new motor vehicle sales data provided by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI).
Media please note:
Further details are contained in Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0).
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