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8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/12/2007   
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INDUSTRY TRENDS


MONTHLY SEASONALLY ADJUSTED AND TREND ESTIMATES


TOTAL RETAIL

There has been moderate trend growth for 24 months. Food retailing (31 months), Clothing and soft good retailing (20 months) and Household good retailing (22 months) have had moderate to strong growth. Recreational good retailing (four months) and Other retailing (five months) have had strong growth, while Department stores have had three months of weak growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Total retail



FOOD RETAILING

After five months of strong trend growth, there was moderate growth in October 2007. Queensland (21 months) and South Australia (four months) have had strong trend growth. New South Wales, Western Australia and the Northern Territory have had two months of moderate trend growth. Prior to this they had two, four and 11 months of strong growth respectively.

Graph: Industry trends_Food retailing



DEPARTMENT STORES

The trend growth has been weak for three months. After five months of weak trend growth, Victoria had moderate growth in October 2007. In New South Wales the trend has been flat for two months.

Graph: Industry trends_Department stores



CLOTHING AND SOFT GOOD RETAILING

There has been four months of moderate trend growth following four months of strong growth. Victoria (16 months), South Australia (six months), Western Australia (four months), the Northern Territory (one month) and the Australian Capital Territory (12 months) have had strong trend growth. Queensland has had a decline in the trend estimate for four months.

Graph: Industry trends_Clothing and soft good retailing



HOUSEHOLD GOOD RETAILING

There has been moderate trend growth for eight months. New South Wales (four months), Queensland (three months) and the Northern Territory (12 months) have had strong growth. Western Australia (six months) and the Australian Capital Territory (11 months) have been in decline.

Graph: Industry trends_Household good retailing



RECREATIONAL GOOD RETAILING

There has been strong trend growth for four months. New South Wales (four months), Victoria (three months), Queensland (five months) and Western Australia (five months) have had strong trend growth, while South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory have had a decline in the trend for at least four months.

Graph: Industry trends_Recreational good retailing



OTHER RETAILING

There has been five months of strong trend growth. New South Wales (seven months), Victoria (four months), Queensland (eight months) and South Australia (five months) have had strong trend growth.

Graph: Industry trends_Other retailing



TOTAL RETAIL (EXCLUDING HOSPITALITY AND SERVICES)

Over the last two months, the trend growth for Total retail (excluding Hospitality and services) has been slightly stronger than 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 ten months. South Australia (nine months) and Tasmania (eight months) have had strong growth. New South Wales has had weak trend growth for four months, while Western Australia has had a decline in the trend for six months.

Graph: Industry trends_Hospitality and services

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