Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/12/2010   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

MEDIA RELEASE

2 December 2010
Embargo: 11.30 am (Canberra time)
152/2010
Retail Trade down 1.1% in October 2010 (seasonally adjusted)

The latest ABS Retail Trade figures show that Australian retail turnover fell 1.1% in October 2010, seasonally adjusted, following a revised rise of 0.1% the previous month.

The largest fall in October 2010 was recorded in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (-4.8%), followed by clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (-4.6%), other retailing (-2.0%) and departments stores (-1.1%). Turnover rose in food retailing (0.6%) and household goods retailing (0.5%).

Turnover fell in New South Wales (-1.8%), Queensland (-1.2%), Victoria (-0.8%), the Northern Territory (-4.9%), Western Australia (-0.3%) and South Australia (-0.2%). Turnover rose in the Australian Capital Territory (0.6%) and Tasmania (0.5%).

Trend turnover was relatively flat (0.0%) in October 2010. This follows a revised rise of 0.1% in September 2010 and a revised rise of 0.2% in August 2010. In the twelve months to October 2010 trend turnover rose 2.8%.

Further information is available in Retail Trade, Australia (cat no. 8501.0)

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.