JANUARY KEY FIGURES
Dec 06 to Jan 07
|Turnover at current prices |
|Trend estimates |
|Seasonally adjusted estimates |
Monthly turnover, Trend estimates - % change
JANUARY KEY POINTS
- The trend estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.4% in January 2007. This follows a revised increase of 0.4% in December 2006 and an increase of 0.4% in November 2006.
- In January 2007, all states and territories had an increase in the trend estimate, except Tasmania (-0.2%). The largest increase occurred in Western Australia (+0.9%).
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
- The seasonally adjusted estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.9% in January 2007. This follows a revised increase of 0.2% in December 2006 and an increase of 0.2% in November 2006.
- All states and territories had increases in the seasonally adjusted estimate, except the Australian Capital Territory (-0.3%). The largest increase occurred in Western Australia (+1.8%).
- In original terms, Australian turnover decreased by 22.8% in January 2007 compared with December 2006. Chains and other large retailers (which are completely enumerated) decreased by 26.4%, while the estimate for 'smaller' retailers (the sampled units) decreased by 17.4%.
- Australian turnover increased by 7.2% in January 2007 compared with January 2006. Chains and other large retailers increased by 7.2%, while 'smaller' retailers increased by 7.2%.
|ISSUE ||Release Date|
|February 2007 ||2 April 2007|
|March 2007 ||8 May 2007|
|April 2007 ||30 May 2007|
|May 2007 ||3 July 2007|
|June 2007 ||1 August 2007|
|July 2007 ||31 August 2007|
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
Standard errors for the Australian estimates (original data) for January 2007 contained in this publication are:
|Data Series |
|Level of retail turnover ($m) |
|Change from preceding month ($m) |
|% change from preceding month (%) |
For more information see the Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 32-36.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Graham Phillips on Canberra (02) 6252 5625.