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Cat. No.Publication TitleFrequency

8501.0Retail Trade, AustraliaMonthly
8155.0Australian IndustryAnnually
8622.0Retail and Wholesale Industries, AustraliaIrregular
8502.0Retail Trade Quarterly Indicators, Australia, Dec 2008Irregular


Cat. No.Publication TitleRelease

8501.0Retail Trade, AustraliaMonthlyContains monthly estimates of turnover for retail establishments. Trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimates are included for industry groups and states and Australia in current price terms. More detailed current price data classified by state and industry sub group are available from the downloads tab on the ABS website.

8155.0Australian IndustryAnnuallyPresents estimates derived using a combination of data from the Economic Activity Survey and business tax data sourced from the Australian Tax Office. For most industry divisions and subdivisions (as specified in the Australian and New Zealand Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 edition), estimates at a national level are presented of: income; expenses; industry value added; operating profit before tax; capital expenditure; and selected components of these aggregates and derivations. State/Territory estimates of income, employment, and wages and salaries, at the division level are also included.

8622.0Retail and Wholesale Industries, AustraliaIrregularPresents results (financial year) from a survey of retail and wholesale businesses in Australia. Details include number of businesses, employment, income and expenses, operating profit and industry value added. Also includes breakdowns by industry, size of business and state. Includes both wholesale and retail industry data. Previously wholesale industry data were published in Wholesale Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8638.0). Industry is classified according to Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (cat. no. 1292.0).

8502.0Retail Trade Quarterly Indicators, Australia, Dec 2008IrregularContains quarterly estimates of turnover for selected businesses in the retail and cafes and restaurants industries. Original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates are included for states, industry groups and Australia in current price terms. Volume measures are published classified by state or industry. After two issues (September 2008 and December 2008), this product was cancelled.

8501.0.55.007Information paper: Measurement of Online Retail Trade in Macroeconomic Statistics, 2013One-offThis information paper explains where online retail trade activity is currently included in ABS macroeconomic statistics and describes enhancements to improve measurement and coverage of online retail trade activity in both retail trade statistics and the wider macroeconomic accounts.

8501.0.55.005Information paper: Changes to the Dissemination of Retail Trade Statistics, January 2009One-offThis information paper summarises changes that were made to the dissemination of Retail Trade statistics as a result of the reinstatment of the full monthly sample. This paper advises the timing of the proposed changes and provides access to a mock up of the proposed publication and the spreadsheets that will be available from the ABS website.

8624.0Retail and Wholesale Industries Australia: Commodities, 2005-06IrregularPreviously known as Retail Industry, Australia: Commodity Sales. Presents results from a survey of retail and wholesale businesses in Australia. This product contains commodity information including value of sales, purchase costs and margin. The scope of the collection includes the aggregate of both wholesale and retail industries. Industry is based on Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (cat. no. 1292.0).

Topics @ a Glance - Retail

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