8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jun 2017  
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

June 2017
May 2017 to June 2017
$m
% change

Turnover at current prices
Trend
26 101.9
0.4
Seasonally Adjusted
26 150.7
0.3


June Qtr 2017
March Qtr 2017 to June Qtr 2017
$m
% change

Turnover in volume terms
Trend
75 948.1
0.8
Seasonally Adjusted
76 203.0
1.5


Monthly Turnover, Current Prices - Trend Estimate

Graph: Monthly Turnover, Current Prices, Trend Estimate

Quarterly Turnover, in volume terms - Trend estimate

Graph: Quarterly Turnover in volume terms, Trend Estimate




JUNE KEY POINTS


CURRENT PRICES
  • The trend estimate rose 0.4% in June 2017. This follows a rise of 0.4% in May 2017 and a rise of 0.4% in April 2017.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.3% in June 2017. This follows a rise of 0.6% in May 2017 and a rise of 1.0% in April 2017.
  • In trend terms, Australian turnover rose 3.6% in June 2017 compared with June 2016.
  • The following industries rose in trend terms this June 2017: Household goods (0.9%), Food retailing (0.2%), Other retailing (0.5%), Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (0.4%), Clothing footwear and personal accessory retailing (0.2%), and Department stores (0.3%).
  • The following states and territories rose in trend terms in June 2017: New South Wales (0.5%), Victoria (0.5%), Queensland (0.2%), South Australia (0.4%), Tasmania (0.7%), Western Australia (0.1%), the Australian Capital Territory (0.5%), and the Northern Territory (0.2%).


VOLUME MEASURES
  • In volume terms, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.8% in the June quarter 2017.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2017 7 September 2017
August 2017 5 October 2017
September 2017 3 November 2017
October 2017 5 December 2017
November 2017 11 January 2018
December 2017 6 February 2018



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

This issue includes updated quarterly measures of total retail turnover per capita. The full time series is available from the Downloads tab of this publication on the ABS website.

Updated online retail turnover estimates for the June 2017 reference month 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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