Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Dec 18Nov 18Dec 17 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 256.3257.2260.2-0.3-1.5
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  118.1 117.2 114.00.83.6
Electrical and electronic goods retail 12.7 12.5 13.21.6-3.8
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 13.7 14.4 13.2-4.93.8
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 35.536.838.9-3.5-8.7

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 -1.1 per cent and the maximum 1.9 per cent; typically retail trade growth ranges between -0.2 per cent and 1 per cent. In December 2018, monthly retail trade increased to -0.4 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 15 February 2019