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8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Dec 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/02/2008   
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INDUSTRY TRENDS


MONTHLY SEASONALLY ADJUSTED AND TREND ESTIMATES


TOTAL RETAIL

There has been moderate trend growth for four months. Food retailing (five months), Household good retailing (ten months) and Hospitality and services (12 months) have had moderate growth. Recreational good retailing (six months) and Other retailing (seven months) have had strong growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Total retail



FOOD RETAILING

There has been moderate trend growth for five months. South Australia has had five months of strong growth. Tasmania (five months) and the Northern Territory (one month) have had moderate trend growth. New South Wales (one month), Victoria (two months), Queensland (one month), Western Australia (two months) and the Australian Capital Territory (two months) have had weak trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Food retailing



DEPARTMENT STORES

After three months of weak trend growth, there was no change in the trend in December 2007. Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia had weak trend growth in December 2007. New South Wales (three months) and Queensland (one month) had a decline in the trend.

Graph: Industry trends_Department stores



CLOTHING AND SOFT GOOD RETAILING

After three months of weak trend growth there was a decline in the trend in December 2007. Queensland has had a decline in the trend estimate for six months. New South Wales (one month) and the Australian Capital Territory (three months) have had no change in the trend, while Victoria (18 months) and Tasmania (five months) have had strong trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Clothing and soft good retailing



HOUSEHOLD GOOD RETAILING

There has been moderate trend growth for ten months. The Northern Territory has had strong growth for 14 months. New South Wales (one month), Queensland (two months) and South Australia (one month) have had moderate growth. Both Victoria and Western Australia have had three months of weak growth, while the Australian Capital Territory (13 months) has had a decline in the trend.

Graph: Industry trends_Household good retailing



RECREATIONAL GOOD RETAILING

There has been strong trend growth for six months. New South Wales (six months), Victoria (five months), Queensland (six months) and the Australian Capital Territory (four months) have had strong trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Recreational good retailing



OTHER RETAILING

There has been seven months of strong trend growth. New South Wales (nine months), Victoria (six months) and Queensland (ten months) have had strong trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Other retailing



TOTAL RETAIL (EXCLUDING HOSPITALITY AND SERVICES)

Over the last three months the trend growth for Total retail (excluding Hospitality and services) has been the same as that for Total industries (including Hospitality and services).

Graph: Industry trends_Total retail (excluding Hospitality and services)



HOSPITALITY AND SERVICES

There has been moderate trend growth for 12 months. Victoria (four months), South Australia (11 months) and Tasmania (ten months) have had strong growth. New South Wales (five months) and Western Australia (three months) have had moderate trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Hospitality and services

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