8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2018  
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ANALYSIS - TOTAL RETAIL


TOTAL RETAIL - MONTHLY

The chart below shows the trend series and seasonally adjusted series to October 2018.

In current prices, the trend estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.2% in October 2018, following a rise of 0.2% in September 2018, and a rise of 0.2% in August 2018.

The seasonally adjusted estimate for Australian turnover rose 0.3% in October 2018, following a rise of 0.1% in September 2018, and a rise of 0.3% in August 2018.

The original estimate for Australian turnover rose 5.2% in October 2018. The original estimate for chains and other larger retailers rose 5.5% in October 2018. The original estimate for smaller retailers rose 4.5% in October 2018.

RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia
Graph: RETAIL TURNOVER, Australia



TOTAL RETAIL - BY STATE

The following states and territories rose in trend terms in October 2018: Victoria (0.4%), Queensland (0.5%), South Australia (0.3%), Tasmania (0.3%), and the Australian Capital Territory (0.2%). Western Australia was relatively unchanged (0.0%). New South Wales (-0.1%), and the Northern Territory (-0.8%) fell in trend terms in October 2018.

The following states and territories rose in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2018: Queensland (1.1%), Victoria (0.6%), Western Australia (0.6%), the Australian Capital Territory (1.1%), South Australia (0.1%), the Northern Territory (0.6%), and Tasmania (0.1%). New South Wales (-0.4%) fell in seasonally adjusted terms in October 2018.

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