Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Aug 18Jul 18Aug 17 Monthly % Change Annual % Change
Total turnover 261.2264.7261.1-1.30.0
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  119.7 120.2 117.2-0.42.1
Electrical and electronic goods retail 11.4 12.3 13.3-7.3-14.3
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 14.6 14.8 13.3-1.49.8
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 38.739.538.2-2.01.3

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 -0.9 per cent and the maximum 1.8 per cent; typically retail trade growth ranges between -0.2 per cent and 1 per cent. In August 2018, monthly retail trade decreased to -0.5 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 22 October 2018