8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jun 2017  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to June 2017.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.4% in June 2017 following a rise of 0.4% in May 2017 and a rise of 0.4% in April 2017.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.3% in June 2017 following a rise of 0.6% in May 2017 and a rise of 1.0% in April 2017.

The original estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.1% in June 2017. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers rose 0.8% in June 2017. The original estimate for smaller retailers fell 1.3% in June 2017.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - QUARTERLY

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for the June quarter 2017 rose 1.5% following a rise of 0.2% in the March quarter 2017 and a rise of 0.8% in the December quarter 2016.

In the June quarter 2017, the seasonally adjusted estimate rose in volume terms for Household goods (2.5%), Food retailing (1.0%), Other retailing (1.9%), Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (2.8%), Department stores (3.1%), and Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (0.8%).

The Implicit Price Deflator for Australian turnover fell 0.1% in seasonally adjusted terms in the June quarter 2017.


TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in June 2017: New South Wales (0.5%), Victoria (0.5%), Queensland (0.2%), South Australia (0.4%), Tasmania (0.7%), Western Australia (0.1%), the Australian Capital Territory (0.5%), and the Northern Territory (0.2%).

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in June 2017: New South Wales (0.5%), Queensland (0.7%), South Australia (0.3%), Tasmania (0.6%), the Northern Territory (1.2%), and Western Australia (0.1%). Victoria (-0.3%), and the Australian Capital Territory (-0.1%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in June 2017.

RETAIL TURNOVER, States and Territories
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, States and Territories


In the June quarter 2017, the seasonally adjusted estimate rose in volume terms in the following states: Victoria (2.0%), New South Wales (1.5%), Queensland (1.0%), South Australia (1.7%), Western Australia (0.7%), Tasmania (2.3%), the Australian Capital Territory (1.8%), and the Northern Territory (1.1%).