9314.0 - Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, September 2017 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Vehicle sales
Trend (no.)
33 570
28 291
19 505
6 058
8 280
1 663
936
1 546
99 850
Seasonally Adjusted (no.)
33 813
27 813
18 830
5 937
8 318
1 800
871
1 499
98 882
Change from previous month
Trend (%)
-
-0.4
-0.8
-0.7
0.8
1.5
-0.8
-0.9
-0.3
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.8
-1.4
-3.8
-1.6
-0.5
17.4
-8.2
-2.9
-0.5
Change from previous year
Trend (%)
1.5
2.0
2.2
1.1
1.1
-4.0
6.4
1.0
1.7
Seasonally Adjusted (%)
1.0
-1.1
-1.8
-4.9
0.3
-1.2
-7.2
-4.7
-0.8

- 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.



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


SEPTEMBER TREND ESTIMATES KEY POINTS
  • The September 2017 trend estimate (99,850) decreased by 0.3% when compared with August 2017.
  • When comparing national trend estimates for September 2017 with August 2017, sales for Other vehicles increased by 0.7%. By contrast, Passenger vehicles and Sports utility vehicles decreased by 1.0% and 0.1% respectively.
  • The largest upward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in Tasmania (1.5%), continuing an upward trend that began in April 2017.
  • The largest downward movement across all states and territories, on a trend basis, was in the Australian Capital Territory (-0.9%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2017 15 November 2017
November 2017 18 December 2017
December 2017 16 January 2018



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This issue presents details for the Sales of New Motor Vehicles for September 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
July
40 289
36 818
20 735
97 842
-0.5
1.2
-0.3
0.2
August
40 105
37 229
20 760
98 094
-0.5
1.1
0.1
0.3
September
39 993
37 444
20 772
98 210
-0.3
0.6
0.1
0.1
October
39 842
37 445
20 738
98 024
-0.4
-
-0.2
-0.2
November
39 552
37 276
20 710
97 539
-0.7
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
December
39 155
37 044
20 793
96 992
-1.0
-0.6
0.4
-0.6
2017
January
38 766
36 933
21 040
96 738
-1.0
-0.3
1.2
-0.3
February
38 457
37 103
21 393
96 953
-0.8
0.5
1.7
0.2
March
38 307
37 565
21 784
97 656
-0.4
1.2
1.8
0.7
April
38 256
38 154
22 180
98 590
-0.1
1.6
1.8
1.0
May
38 206
38 662
22 537
99 405
-0.1
1.3
1.6
0.8
June
38 087
39 013
22 841
99 941
-0.3
0.9
1.3
0.5
July
37 810
39 237
23 092
100 140
-0.7
0.6
1.1
0.2
August
37 447
39 346
23 324
100 117
-1.0
0.3
1.0
-
September
37 063
39 305
23 483
99 850
-1.0
-0.1
0.7
-0.3

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
July
40 009
36 560
21 310
97 879
-4.7
1.8
3.3
-0.6
August
39 815
37 455
20 552
97 822
-0.5
2.4
-3.6
-0.1
September
40 319
38 373
20 961
99 653
1.3
2.5
2.0
1.9
October
39 429
38 149
20 277
97 855
-2.2
-0.6
-3.3
-1.8
November
38 996
36 761
21 036
96 793
-1.1
-3.6
3.7
-1.1
December
40 536
35 612
21 227
97 375
3.9
-3.1
0.9
0.6
2017
January
39 272
37 987
20 505
97 763
-3.1
6.7
-3.4
0.4
February
37 675
36 828
20 728
95 231
-4.1
-3.1
1.1
-2.6
March
36 956
37 890
22 023
96 869
-1.9
2.9
6.2
1.7
April
38 104
37 125
22 907
98 136
3.1
-2.0
4.0
1.3
May
39 467
38 544
22 673
100 684
3.6
3.8
-1.0
2.6
June
38 809
40 406
22 707
101 922
-1.7
4.8
0.1
1.2
July
37 741
39 564
22 255
99 560
-2.8
-2.1
-2.0
-2.3
August
36 536
38 979
23 902
99 417
-3.2
-1.5
7.4
-0.1
September
36 667
38 527
23 688
98 882
0.4
-1.2
-0.9
-0.5

Original

2016
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
June
50 646
51 393
32 132
134 171
30.4
29.7
31.5
30.4
July
35 792
36 979
19 983
92 754
-29.3
-28.0
-37.8
-30.9
August
35 733
38 118
22 811
96 662
-0.2
3.1
14.2
4.2
September
38 147
39 003
23 050
100 200
6.8
2.3
1.0
3.7

- 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
July
32 954
27 296
19 221
5 930
8 348
1 662
905
1 527
97 842
August
32 994
27 555
19 175
5 967
8 285
1 705
892
1 520
98 094
September
33 068
27 730
19 092
5 990
8 187
1 733
880
1 530
98 210
October
33 068
27 752
18 998
5 987
8 069
1 735
867
1 549
98 024
November
32 969
27 631
18 904
5 956
7 952
1 707
855
1 565
97 539
December
32 856
27 439
18 832
5 915
7 874
1 659
847
1 568
96 992
2017
January
32 818
27 326
18 830
5 885
7 857
1 612
848
1 563
96 738
February
32 889
27 371
18 931
5 895
7 871
1 582
860
1 556
96 953
March
33 043
27 602
19 156
5 950
7 898
1 568
885
1 554
97 656
April
33 227
27 922
19 437
6 019
7 946
1 569
911
1 559
98 590
May
33 375
28 200
19 671
6 079
8 003
1 579
933
1 567
99 405
June
33 489
28 363
19 787
6 116
8 073
1 594
946
1 573
99 941
July
33 549
28 423
19 769
6 119
8 147
1 614
949
1 570
100 140
August
33 579
28 415
19 661
6 102
8 218
1 638
944
1 560
100 117
September
33 570
28 291
19 505
6 058
8 280
1 663
936
1 546
99 850

Seasonally Adjusted

2016
July
32 917
27 110
19 373
5 757
8 737
1 596
868
1 522
97 879
August
32 971
27 606
18 914
6 076
8 153
1 727
909
1 465
97 822
September
33 490
28 116
19 171
6 245
8 297
1 822
939
1 573
99 653
October
33 303
27 960
18 762
5 720
8 011
1 777
813
1 510
97 855
November
32 060
27 738
19 149
6 025
7 734
1 680
851
1 557
96 793
December
33 684
26 340
19 083
6 033
8 063
1 650
849
1 672
97 375
2017
January
32 841
28 751
18 503
5 881
7 797
1 591
856
1 542
97 763
February
32 330
26 554
18 898
5 664
7 826
1 556
882
1 521
95 231
March
32 685
27 163
19 134
6 010
7 951
1 565
828
1 533
96 869
April
33 620
27 788
18 870
5 979
7 871
1 565
905
1 538
98 136
May
33 696
28 530
19 975
6 154
8 211
1 614
941
1 564
100 684
June
33 694
29 249
20 640
6 200
7 874
1 609
1 012
1 643
101 922
July
33 285
28 192
19 704
6 193
8 083
1 582
944
1 578
99 560
August
33 209
28 221
19 570
6 033
8 358
1 533
949
1 543
99 417
September
33 813
27 813
18 830
5 937
8 318
1 800
871
1 499
98 882

Original

2016
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
June
44 341
37 255
28 768
8 213
10 161
1 953
1 333
2 147
134 171
July
30 620
26 584
18 540
5 663
7 576
1 376
914
1 481
92 754
August
32 137
27 569
18 695
5 790
8 487
1 538
904
1 542
96 662
September
34 168
28 096
19 175
6 029
8 401
2 016
821
1 494
100 200

(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.