Retail sales

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

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million) Apr 17 Mar 17 Apr 16 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 261.9257.3260.31.80.6
Selected components




Supermarket and grocery stores  117.3 114.8 113.82.23.1
Electrical and electronic goods retail 13.9 13.215.45.3 -9.7
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 13.213.215.40.0-14.3
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 39.138.539.11.60.0

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 -1.0% and the maximum 1.8%; typically retail trade growth ranges between -0.2% and 1.1%. In March 2017, monthly retail trade increased 0.3%.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past seven years retail trade growth has moderated.

New motor vehicle sales

Seasonally adjusted Apr 17 Mar 17 Apr 16 Monthly % change Annual % change
Number of vehicles sold 8918288827.61.0
Passenger vehicles 27623927415.50.7
Sports utility vehicles 33129235713.4-7.3
Other vehicles 284297251-4.413.1

Source: ABS Cat No 9314

Last updated: 07 June 2017