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9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, Apr 2014 Quality Declaration 
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APRIL KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales (no.)

Trend
29 233
24 319
19 036
5 784
9 814
1 498
949
1 425
92 058
Seasonally Adjusted
29 261
24 250
19 152
5 686
9 855
1 520
1 038
1 393
92 156

Change from previous month (%)

Trend
-0.5
-1.0
-0.2
-0.1
-
-1.1
1.5
-2.0
-0.5
Seasonally Adjusted
1.0
-2.7
2.5
-4.4
-0.1
2.0
17.9
-1.7
-

Change from previous year (%)

Trend
0.4
-4.5
-3.0
-1.7
-9.0
-8.3
-0.6
-5.1
-3.0
Seasonally Adjusted
1.6
-6.0
1.1
-4.5
-6.5
-2.8
14.6
-5.2
-1.9

- 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.



APRIL KEY POINTS


TOTAL NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
  • Trend estimates: The April 2014 trend estimate (92 058) has decreased by 0.5% when compared with March 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: The April 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate (92 156) has decreased by 2 units when compared with March 2014.


SALES BY TYPE OF VEHICLE
  • Trend estimates: When comparing national trend estimates for April 2014 with March 2014, sales of Other and Passenger vehicles decreased by 1.3% and 0.8% respectively. Over the same period, Sports utility vehicles increased by 0.5%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: When comparing seasonally adjusted estimates for April 2014 with March 2014, sales of Other and Sports utility vehicles decreased by 1.7% and 0.3% respectively. Over the same period, sales of Passenger vehicles increased by 0.8%.


SALES BY STATE
  • Trend estimates: Seven of the eight states and territories experienced a decrease in new motor vehicle sales when comparing April 2014 with March 2014. The Australian Capital Territory recorded the largest percentage decrease (2.0%), followed by Tasmania (1.1%) and Victoria (1.0%). Over the same period, the Northern Territory was the only jurisdiction to record an increase of 1.5%.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: Four of the eight states and territories experienced an increase in new motor vehicle sales when comparing April 2014 with March 2014. The Northern Territory recorded the largest percentage increase (17.9%) followed by Queensland (2.5%) and Tasmania (2.0%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
May 2014 17 June 2014
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



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for April 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
February
47 584
27 363
20 336
95 283
-1.1
1.1
-0.6
-0.4
March
47 304
27 593
20 162
95 059
-0.6
0.8
-0.9
-0.2
April
47 307
27 714
19 926
94 947
-
0.4
-1.2
-0.1
May
47 442
27 705
19 658
94 806
0.3
-
-1.3
-0.1
June
47 576
27 640
19 391
94 606
0.3
-0.2
-1.4
-0.2
July
47 596
27 652
19 208
94 455
-
-
-0.9
-0.2
August
47 508
27 731
19 142
94 380
-0.2
0.3
-0.3
-0.1
September
47 434
27 796
19 148
94 378
-0.2
0.2
-
-
October
47 333
27 828
19 189
94 350
-0.2
0.1
0.2
-
November
47 113
27 873
19 253
94 240
-0.5
0.2
0.3
-0.1
December
46 798
27 944
19 274
94 016
-0.7
0.3
0.1
-0.2
2014
January
46 400
28 036
19 152
93 588
-0.8
0.3
-0.6
-0.5
February
45 974
28 150
18 917
93 042
-0.9
0.4
-1.2
-0.6
March
45 578
28 289
18 652
92 518
-0.9
0.5
-1.4
-0.6
April
45 216
28 431
18 411
92 058
-0.8
0.5
-1.3
-0.5

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
February
45 938
28 242
21 713
95 893
-0.7
-
3.1
0.3
March
48 285
27 164
19 505
94 954
5.1
-3.8
-10.2
-1.0
April
47 564
27 465
18 958
93 987
-1.5
1.1
-2.8
-1.0
May
46 973
27 534
19 444
93 950
-1.2
0.2
2.6
-
June
48 380
27 972
20 689
97 040
3.0
1.6
6.4
3.3
July
47 013
27 343
19 280
93 636
-2.8
-2.2
-6.8
-3.5
August
47 873
28 245
18 372
94 490
1.8
3.3
-4.7
0.9
September
47 110
27 622
19 052
93 784
-1.6
-2.2
3.7
-0.7
October
47 184
27 064
18 865
93 114
0.2
-2.0
-1.0
-0.7
November
47 377
28 317
19 340
95 034
0.4
4.6
2.5
2.1
December
47 231
28 806
20 355
96 392
-0.3
1.7
5.2
1.4
2014
January
46 057
27 484
18 904
92 444
-2.5
-4.6
-7.1
-4.1
February
46 373
27 358
18 716
92 447
0.7
-0.5
-1.0
-
March
44 879
28 779
18 501
92 158
-3.2
5.2
-1.2
-0.3
April
45 260
28 705
18 191
92 156
0.8
-0.3
-1.7
-

Original

2013
February
43 338
26 834
20 046
90 218
3.3
0.8
19.0
5.6
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

- 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
February
28 919
25 286
19 951
5 989
11 092
1 579
957
1 510
95 283
March
28 975
25 361
19 763
5 944
10 949
1 607
952
1 507
95 059
April
29 107
25 457
19 618
5 886
10 789
1 634
954
1 502
94 947
May
29 237
25 512
19 505
5 826
10 628
1 647
961
1 490
94 806
June
29 319
25 553
19 393
5 789
10 468
1 644
965
1 474
94 606
July
29 363
25 644
19 272
5 789
10 328
1 632
966
1 460
94 455
August
29 390
25 757
19 172
5 808
10 211
1 626
963
1 455
94 380
September
29 459
25 820
19 123
5 824
10 108
1 626
955
1 464
94 378
October
29 549
25 811
19 101
5 831
10 012
1 626
939
1 482
94 350
November
29 625
25 706
19 099
5 833
9 935
1 619
922
1 500
94 240
December
29 666
25 477
19 133
5 824
9 889
1 604
913
1 508
94 016
2014
January
29 621
25 164
19 143
5 812
9 857
1 577
914
1 500
93 588
February
29 507
24 838
19 116
5 801
9 832
1 545
922
1 480
93 042
March
29 373
24 555
19 077
5 791
9 817
1 515
935
1 455
92 518
April
29 233
24 319
19 036
5 784
9 814
1 498
949
1 425
92 058

Seasonally Adjusted

2013
February
28 965
25 546
20 112
5 960
11 230
1 573
999
1 508
95 893
March
29 152
24 426
20 338
5 740
11 109
1 682
975
1 532
94 954
April
28 805
25 801
18 947
5 957
10 537
1 565
906
1 469
93 987
May
28 914
25 545
19 111
5 743
10 506
1 668
974
1 490
93 950
June
30 208
25 977
20 151
5 832
10 675
1 746
926
1 525
97 040
July
28 952
25 414
19 051
5 739
10 382
1 645
1 021
1 431
93 636
August
29 772
25 539
19 422
5 806
10 060
1 417
993
1 482
94 490
September
29 173
25 644
18 979
5 854
10 105
1 715
916
1 397
93 784
October
28 930
25 554
18 741
5 775
10 101
1 639
926
1 449
93 114
November
29 693
26 591
18 888
6 002
9 744
1 646
932
1 537
95 034
December
30 474
26 041
19 712
5 787
10 249
1 635
938
1 557
96 392
2014
January
29 770
24 284
19 259
5 655
9 500
1 556
884
1 537
92 444
February
29 246
24 509
19 060
5 829
9 896
1 524
915
1 466
92 447
March
28 961
24 919
18 681
5 946
9 863
1 490
881
1 417
92 158
April
29 261
24 250
19 152
5 686
9 855
1 520
1 038
1 393
92 156

Original

2013
February
27 427
24 415
18 369
5 696
10 679
1 309
867
1 456
90 218
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

(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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