8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, May 2019  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/07/2019   
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY


FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.2% in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.3%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.1%), Other specialised food retailing (0.7%), and Liquor retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Other specialised food retailing (-2.6%), and Liquor retailing (-1.8%), and rose for Supermarkets and grocery stores (0.1%).


Graph: Food retailing


HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing fell 0.1% in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate fell for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (-0.2%), was relatively unchanged for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.0%), and rose for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (0.3%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (0.7%), and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods retailing (1.0%), and fell for Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (-0.2%).


Graph: Houshold goods retailing


CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing was relatively unchanged (0.0%) in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.2%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.1%), and was relatively unchanged for Clothing retailing (0.0%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Clothing retailing (-0.3%), and Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (-0.1%).


Graph: Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing


DEPARTMENT STORES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores rose 0.3% in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.4%.


Graph: Department Stores


OTHER RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.2% in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.6%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c (0.4%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.2%), and Other recreational goods retailing (0.1%), and fell for Newspaper and book retailing (-0.8%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Other retailing n.e.c (0.7%), Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.7%), and Newspaper and book retailing (0.6%), and fell for Other recreational goods retailing (-0.4%).


Graph: Other retailing


CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES

In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services rose 0.3% in May 2019. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.7%. By industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.3%), and Takeaway food services (0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (1.3%), and fell for Takeaway food services (-0.2%).


Graph: Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services