Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million) Feb 19 Jan 19 Feb 18 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 256.5253.1262.11.3-2.1
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  120.6 119.7 115.3 0.8 4.6
Electrical and electronic goods retail 11.9 10.9 13.4 9.2 -11.2
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 14.0 13.9 13.4 0.7 4.5
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 36.0 35.6 40.8 1.1 -11.8

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 -3.3 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 February 2019, monthly retail trade decreased to -0.2 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 15 April 2019