Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Jan 18Dec 17Jan 17 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 257.7259.0261.8-0.5-1.6
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  113.5 113.1 116.50.4-2.6
Electrical and electronic goods retail 13.4 13.3 13.70.8-2.2
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 14.2 14.2
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 39.638.840.02.1-1.0

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 -4.1% and the maximum 5.6%; typically retail trade growth ranges between -1.4% and 2.1%. In January 2018, monthly retail trade increased to -0.5%.Retail trade - YoY data: Generally over the past seven years retail trade growth has moderated.

New motor vehicle sales

Seasonally    adjustedDec 17Nov 17Dec 16Monthly % changeAnnual % change
Number of vehicles sold8548538530.10.1
Passenger vehicles233252280-7.5-16.8
Sports utility vehicles3193003006.36.3
Other vehicles3023012730.310.6

Source: ABS Cat No 9314

Last updated: 14 March 2018