APRIL KEY FIGURES
Mar 07 to Apr 07
|Turnover at current prices |
|Trend estimates |
|Seasonally adjusted estimates |
Monthly turnover, Trend estimates - % change
APRIL KEY POINTS
- The trend estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.6% in April 2007. This follows increases of 0.7% in both March and February 2007.
- In April 2007, all states and territories had an increase in the trend estimate. The largest increase occurred in Queensland and Western Australia (both +0.9%).
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
- The seasonally adjusted estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.1% in April 2007. This follows a revised increase of 1.0% in March 2007 and an increase of 0.9% in February 2007.
- All states and territories except New South Wales (-0.1%), South Australia (-0.7%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-0.9%) had increases in the seasonally adjusted estimate. The largest increase occurred in Tasmania (+1.2%).
- In original terms, Australian turnover decreased by 4.4% in April 2007 compared with March 2007. Chains and other large retailers (which are completely enumerated) decreased by 4.1%, while the estimate for 'smaller' retailers (the sampled units) decreased by 4.8%.
- Australian turnover increased by 5.1% in April 2007 compared with April 2006. Chains and other large retailers increased by 4.9%, while 'smaller' retailers increased by 5.4%.
|ISSUE ||Release Date|
|May 2007 ||3 July 2007|
|June 2007 ||1 August 2007|
|July 2007 ||31 August 2007|
|August 2007 ||3 October 2007|
|September 2007 ||1 November 2007|
|October 2007 ||3 December 2007|
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
Standard errors for the Australian estimates (original data) for April 2007 contained in this publication are:
|Data Series |
|Level of retail turnover ($m) |
|Change from preceding month ($m) |
|% change from preceding month (%) |
For more information see the Explanatory Notes, paragraphs 32-36.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Jeremy Walker on Canberra (02) 6252 5451.