Retail sales

Information about retail turnover and new motor vehicle sales in the Northern Territory.

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Aug 19Jul 20Aug 20 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 259.2282.2287.92.011.1
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  118.9 125.3 131.34.810.4
Electrical and electronic goods retail 11.117.516.2-7.445.9
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 13.916.415.2-7.39.4
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 39.334.335.53.5-9.7

Source: ABS Cat No 8501

Retail trade growth range, minimum / maximum and current value

Retail trade - monthly data: Since 2000, the minimum monthly change in Northern Territory retail trade has been -7.6 per cent and the maximum 11.6 per cent; typically retail trade growth ranges between -1.4 per cent and 1.6 per cent. In August 2020, monthly retail trade increased to 2.0 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 12 October 2020

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