Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)May 19Apr 19May 18 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 259.1257.8270.70.5-4.3
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  119.5 119.6 122.2 -0.1 -2.2
Electrical and electronic goods retail 10.1 10.113.90.0 -27.3
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 14.0 14.3 13.9-2.10.7
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 38.8 37.4 40.63.7 -4.4

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 -4.0 per cent and the maximum 3.2 per cent; typically retail trade growth ranges between -0.2 per cent and 1.1 per cent. In May 2019, monthly retail trade increased to 0.3 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 08 July 2019

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