MAY KEY FIGURES
Apr 07 to May 07
|Turnover at current prices |
|Trend estimates |
|Seasonally adjusted estimates |
Monthly turnover, Trend estimates - % change
MAY KEY POINTS
- The trend estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series increased by 0.4% in May 2007. This follows revised increases of 0.4% in April 2007 and 0.5% in March 2007.
- In May 2007, all states and territories had an increase in the trend estimate, except Victoria which was flat. The largest increase occurred in Queensland (+0.9%).
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
- The seasonally adjusted estimate of turnover for the Australian Retail and Hospitality/Services series decreased by 0.1% in May 2007. This follows a revised decrease of 0.3% in April 2007 and a revised increase of 1.1% in March 2007.
- All states and territories except New South Wales (-0.3%), Victoria (-0.7%) and Western Australia (-0.1%) had increases in the seasonally adjusted estimate. The largest increase occurred in Tasmania (+1.0%).
- In original terms, Australian turnover increased by 3.0% in May 2007 compared with April 2007. Chains and other large retailers (which are completely enumerated) increased by 2.9%, while the estimate for 'smaller' retailers (the sampled units) increased by 3.1%.
- Australian turnover increased by 6.7% in May 2007 compared with May 2006. Chains and other large retailers increased by 7.5%, while 'smaller' retailers increased by 5.7%.
|ISSUE ||Release Date|
|June 2007 ||1 August 2007|
|July 2007 ||31 August 2007|
|August 2007 ||3 October 2007|
|September 2007 ||1 November 2007|
|October 2007 ||4 December 2007|
|November 2007 ||9 January 2008|
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
Standard errors for the Australian estimates (original data) for May 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 Graham Phillips on Canberra (02) 6252 5625.