8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Aug 2019  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to August 2019.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.1% in August 2019, following a rise of 0.2% in July 2019, and a rise of 0.2% in June 2019.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.4% in August 2019, following a relatively unchanged (0.0%) July 2019, and a rise of 0.3% in June 2019.

The original estimate for Australian turnover rose 1.9% in August 2019. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers rose 1.6% in August 2019. The original estimate for smaller retailers rose 2.5% in August 2019.


RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia


TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in August 2019: Victoria (0.2%), Western Australia (0.3%), Queensland (0.1%), Tasmania (0.4%), and the Australian Capital Territory (0.2%). New South Wales (0.0%), South Australia (0.0%) and the Northern Territory (0.0%) were relatively unchanged in trend terms in August 2019.

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in August 2019: Queensland (0.8%), New South Wales (0.3%), Victoria (0.3%), South Australia (0.6%), the Australian Capital Territory (1.9%), and Tasmania (0.2%). Western Australia (-0.1%), and the Northern Territory (-0.1%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in August 2019.


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