Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Mar 18Feb 18Mar 17 Monthly % Change Annual % Change
Total turnover 261.6261.4257.00.11.8
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  115.0 114.9 114.60.10.3
Electrical and electronic goods retail 13.4 13.5 13.1-0.72.3
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 13.6 13.9 13.1-2.23.8
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 41.941.038.42.29.1

Source: ABS Cat No 8501

Retail trade growth range, minimum / maximum and current value

Retail trade growth - monthly data: Since 2000, the minimum monthly change in Northern Territory retail trade has been -4.0% and the maximum 5.6%; typically retail trade growth ranges between -1.4% and 2.0%. In February 2018, monthly retail trade increased to 1.1%.Retail trade - YoY data: Generally over the past seven years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 11 May 2018