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1345.4 - SA Stats, Jan 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/01/2009   
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RETAIL TRADE

The November 2008 trend estimate for South Australia's retail turnover was $1,340.4m, while the estimate for Australia was $18,423.1m. South Australia's contribution to total retail turnover in Australia in November 2008 remained unchanged at 7.3%.

From October 2008, the increase in retail turnover for South Australia across all retail industries was 0.1%, while turnover for Australia also grew by 0.1%.

RETAIL TURNOVER AT CURRENT PRICES, Trend, Change from previous month
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER AT CURRENT PRICES, Trend, Change from previous month


Comparing the September quarter 2008 with the September quarter 2007, the two South Australian industry groups with the largest percentage increases in retail turnover (in trend terms) were Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services, rising by 17.2% to $445.1m, and Food retailing, rising by 12.6% to $1,720.7m.

The only South Australian industry group to report a decrease in retail turnover was Clothing and soft good retailing, which decreased by 3.5% to $187.6m.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Trend, Change over previous year, South Australia - September Quarter 2008
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Trend, Change over previous year, South Australia—September Quarter 2008



NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES

In December 2008, 3,047 new passenger vehicles and 5,044 new vehicles in total (in trend terms) were sold in South Australia. The trend estimate for total new vehicle sales in South Australia has continually decreased since February 2008.

In Australia, 44,910 new passenger vehicles and 76,319 new vehicles in total (in trend terms) were sold in December 2008. The trend estimate for total new vehicle sales in Australia has continually decreased since December 2007.

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, South Australia
Graph: NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, South Australia



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