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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/03/2004   
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Contents >> Service Industries >> Retail trade

The estimate of retail turnover for Tasmania for 2003-04 was $4,095.8 million, accounting for 2.1% of the Australian total. This figure was 13.0% above the 2002-03 total of $3,625.8 million. Food retailing was the largest contributor to the Tasmanian total, accounting for 40.2% of retail turnover in 2003-04. The sector showing the largest rate of growth was recreational good retailing with a 25.1% increase from $186.3m to $233.0m.

TURNOVER OF RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS(a), Tasmania

2002-03
2003-04
Change
Type of store
$m
$m
%

Food retailing
1,484.5
1,646.3
10.9
Department stores
np
np
np
Clothing and soft good retailing
195.0
198.8
1.9
Household good retailing
592.6
688.9
16.3
Recreational good retailing
186.3
233.0
25.1
Other retailing
np
np
np
Hospitality and service industries
418.4
486.5
16.3
Total
3,625.8
4,095.8
13.0

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable
(a) Changes to this series were implemented in July 2004 with the introduction of a new sample design and an improved estimation method. These changes have caused revisions to the historical level estimates but the effects of the changes on movements should be minimal.
Source: Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0).


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