8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Apr 2014  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to April 2014.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.4% in April 2014 following a rise of 0.4% in March 2014 and a rise of 0.5% in February 2014.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.2% in April 2014 following a rise of 0.1% in March 2014 and a rise of 0.2% in February 2014.

The original estimate for Australian turnover fell 1.9% in April 2014. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers fell 1.3% in April 2014. The original estimate for smaller retailers fell 2.9% in April 2014.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in April 2014: New South Wales (0.7%), Victoria (0.5%), Queensland (0.2%), Tasmania (0.3%) and the Northern Territory (0.4%). Western Australia (-0.2%), the Australian Capital Territory (-0.7%) and South Australia (-0.1%) fell in trend terms in April 2014.

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in April 2014: Victoria (0.8%), New South Wales (0.1%), Tasmania (0.4%), the Northern Territory (0.5%) and South Australia (0.1%). Queensland (-0.3%), the Australian Capital Territory (-0.8%) and Western Australia (-0.1%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in April 2014.

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