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


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

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

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.3% in October 2011 following a rise of 0.4% in September 2011 and a rise of 0.3% in August 2011.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.2% in October 2011 following a rise of 0.4% in September 2011 and a rise of 0.6% in August 2011.

The original estimate for Australian turnover rose 3.4% in October 2011. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers rose 4.0% in October 2011. The original estimate for smaller retailers rose 2.5% in October 2011.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

All states and territories rose in trend terms in October 2011: New South Wales (0.4%), Western Australia (0.7%), South Australia (0.5%), Victoria (0.1%), Queensland (0.1%), the Northern Territory (0.6%), the Australian Capital Territory (0.4%) and Tasmania (0.3%).

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2011: Western Australia (1.6%), Victoria (0.6%), South Australia (0.2%) and the Northern Territory (0.7%). Queensland (-0.3%), Tasmania (-1.2%), New South Wales (-0.1%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-0.7%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2011.

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