Imports of new cars and light motor vehicles; index 2010=100, 2005 - 2017

Imports of new cars and light motor vehicles; index 2010=100, 2005 - 2017

Periods Turnover indices (2010 = 100) Turnover year-on-year change (%)
2016 November 123.8 -21.7
2016 December 182.5 -8.4
2016 4th quarter 139.2 -16.1
2016 110.8 -5.3
2017 January* 78.9 4.1
2017 February* 106.6 10.8
2017 March* 124.6 8.9
2017 1st quarter* 103.4 8.3
2017 April* 102.7 2.0
2017 May* 124.3 20.8
2017 June* 142.0 8.4
2017 2nd quarter* 123.0 10.3
2017 July* 99.3 13.7
2017 August* 92.2 11.8
2017 September* 119.4 -1.3
2017 3rd quarter* 103.6 6.9
2017 October* 126.1 13.2
2017 November* 128.0 3.4
2017 December* 166.1 -9.0
2017 4th quarter* 140.1 0.6
2017* 117.5 6.1
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table presents information about developments in turnover in the branch imports of new cars and light motor vehicles (SIC 45.111). The results are expressed in terms of indices with base year 2010. Changes on the same period in the previous year are also published.

Data available from January 2005 - December 2017.

Status of the figures:
Figures of 2017 are provisional, figures from preceding periods are definite.

Changes as of June 20 2018:
None, the table has been discontunued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.
This table has been replaced by a new table on May 31 2018 due to the five-yearly change of the base year. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Turnover indices
An index compares the value of a variable (e.g. turnover) in a certain period with the value of the same variable in the base period. The index of this base period is 100.

Turnover is defined as the value of sales of goods and services to third parties, VAT excluded. Turnover includes the main activity as well as secondary activities. Third parties are consumers and enterprises not belonging to (the Dutch part of) the own group of companies.
Turnover year-on-year change
Change in turnover indicates the growth rate with respect to the same month of the previous year as a percentage. Statistics Netherlands calculates this on the basis of non-rounded figures.

Turnover is defined as the value of sales of goods and services to third parties, VAT excluded. Turnover includes the main activity as well as secondary activities. Third parties are consumers and enterprises not belonging to (the Dutch part of) the own group of companies.