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8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Aug 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2009   
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The chart below shows the trend series, to November 2008, and seasonally adjusted series, to August 2009.

The current price, monthly seasonally adjusted series are estimated using forward seasonal factors based on data to the November 2008 reference month. Therefore, the seasonal adjustment factors have not been influenced by spending associated with the stimulus packages.

In current price seasonally adjusted terms, Australian turnover increased 0.9% in August 2009 following declines of 0.9% in July and 0.8% in June 2009. Australian turnover has increased in seven of the eight months prior to June 2009 including a 4.3% increase in December 2008.

All industry and state seasonally adjusted estimates for August 2009 are above the level of the comparable trend estimate at November 2008.

Graph: Retail Turnover, Australia, Seasonally adjusted and Trend

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