APRIL KEY FIGURES
Mar 07 to Apr 07
|Turnover at current prices |
|Trend estimates |
|Seasonally adjusted estimates |
Monthly turnover, Trend estimates - % change
APRIL KEY POINTS
- The trend estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.6% in April 2007. This follows increases of 0.7% in both March and February 2007.
- In April 2007, all states and territories had an increase in the trend estimate. The largest increase occurred in Queensland and Western Australia (both +0.9%).
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
- The seasonally adjusted estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.1% in April 2007. This follows a revised increase of 1.0% in March 2007 and an increase of 0.9% in February 2007.
- All states and territories except New South Wales (-0.1%), South Australia (-0.7%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-0.9%) had increases in the seasonally adjusted estimate. The largest increase occurred in Tasmania (+1.2%).
- In original terms, Australian turnover decreased by 4.4% in April 2007 compared with March 2007. Chains and other large retailers (which are completely enumerated) decreased by 4.1%, while the estimate for 'smaller' retailers (the sampled units) decreased by 4.8%.
- Australian turnover increased by 5.1% in April 2007 compared with April 2006. Chains and other large retailers increased by 4.9%, while 'smaller' retailers increased by 5.4%.
|ISSUE ||Release Date|
|May 2007 ||3 July 2007|
|June 2007 ||1 August 2007|
|July 2007 ||31 August 2007|
|August 2007 ||3 October 2007|
|September 2007 ||1 November 2007|
|October 2007 ||3 December 2007|
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
Standard errors for the Australian estimates (original data) for April 2007 contained in this publication are:
|Data Series |
|Level of retail turnover ($m) |
|Change from preceding month ($m) |
|% change from preceding month (%) |
For more information see the Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 32-36.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Jeremy Walker on Canberra (02) 6252 5451.
This page last updated 2 July 2007