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.
This page last updated 31 July 2007