8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jan 2011  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to January 2011.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover remained relatively unchanged (0.0%) in January 2011. This follows relatively unchanged estimates estimates in December 2010 (0.0%) and November 2010 (0.0%).

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.4% in January 2011. This follows a rise of 0.2% in December 2010 and a rise of 0.3% in November 2010.

The original estimate for Australian turnover fell 24.5% in January 2011. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers fell 24.7% in January 2011. The original estimate for smaller retailers fell 24.2% in January 2011.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in January 2011: Western Australia (0.5%), Queensland (0.1%) and the Australian Capital Territory (0.7%). New South Wales (0.0%) remained relatively unchanged. Victoria (-0.2%), South Australia (-0.2%), Tasmania (-0.4%) and the Northern Territory (-0.1%) fell in trend terms in January 2011.

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in January 2011: Western Australia (2.7%), South Australia (2.4%), Queensland (0.3%), the Northern Territory (4.7%), the Australian Capital Territory (2.2%) and New South Wales (0.1%). Victoria (-1.0%) and Tasmania (-1.0%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in January 2011.

RETAIL TURNOVER, States and Territories
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, States and Territories