8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2013  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to October 2013.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.4% in October 2013 following a rise of 0.4% in September 2013 and a rise of 0.4% in August 2013.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.5% in October 2013 following a rise of 0.9% September 2013 and a rise of 0.5% in August 2013.

The original estimate for Australian turnover rose 6.0% in October 2013. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers rose 8.1% in October 2013. The original estimate for smaller retailers rose 2.2% in October 2013.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in October 2013: Victoria (0.6%), New South Wales (0.5%), Queensland (0.4%), South Australia (0.4%), Western Australia (0.1%), Tasmania (0.9%), the Northern Territory (0.8%) and the Australian Capital Territory (0.4%).

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2013: New South Wales (0.7%), Victoria (0.3%), Queensland (0.4%), Western Australia (0.6%), Tasmania (1.3%) and the Australian Capital Territory (1.4%). South Australia (-0.3%) and the Northern Territory (-1.1%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2013.

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