8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Nov 2015  
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

November 2015
October 2015 to November 2015
$m
% change

Turnover at current prices
Trend
24 730.0
0.4
Seasonally Adjusted
24 774.1
0.4


Monthly Turnover, Current Prices - Trend Estimate
Graph: Monthly Turnover, Current Prices, Trend Estimate



NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


CURRENT PRICES
  • The trend estimate rose 0.4% in November 2015. This follows a rise of 0.4% in October 2015 and a rise of 0.4% in September 2015.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.4% in November 2015. This follows a rise of 0.6% in October 2015 and a rise of 0.4% in September 2015.
  • In trend terms, Australian turnover rose 4.1% in November 2015 compared with November 2014.
  • The following industries rose in trend terms in November 2015: Food retailing (0.3%), Household goods retailing (0.6%), Other retailing (0.4%), Department stores (0.6%), Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (0.2%) and Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (0.2%).
  • The following states and territories rose in trend terms in November 2015: Victoria (0.6%), New South Wales (0.4%), Queensland (0.2%), Western Australia (0.2%), South Australia (0.3%), Tasmania (0.5%), the Australian Capital Territory (0.2%) and the Northern Territory (0.2%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2015 5 February 2016
January 2016 4 March 2016
February 2016 4 April 2016
March 2016 5 May 2016
April 2016 2 June 2016
May 2016 5 July 2016



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

This issue includes updated online retail turnover estimates for the November 2015 reference month. These estimates are provided and explained within the appendix section of this publication.


REVISIONS

There are no revisions to the original estimates. Revisions to seasonally adjusted estimates are due to the concurrent methodology for deriving seasonal factors. For information on seasonal adjustment and trend estimation please refer to the explanatory notes of this publication.


TIME SERIES DATA

Data available from the Downloads tab of this issue on the ABS website include longer time series of tables in this publication:
  • Monthly retail turnover by state and 15 industry subgroups in trend, seasonally adjusted and original terms
  • Monthly retail turnover completely enumerated and sample sectors, by six industry groups and also by state in original terms
  • Monthly retail turnover completely enumerated sector, total level in trend, seasonally adjusted and original terms
  • Quarterly retail chain volume measures by six industry groups and also by state in trend, seasonally adjusted and original terms
  • Quarterly retail turnover per capita in trend, seasonally adjusted and original terms
  • Quarterly sales to households by selected service industries in original terms.


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