New South Wales Retail Turnover Down 0.2% September 2010

New South Wales Retail Turnover Down 0.2% September 2010

Australian Bureau Of Statistics

Retail Trade Up 0.3% In September 2010 (Seasonally Adjusted)

Victor P Taffa

The latest ABS Retail Trade figures show that Australian retail turnover rose 0.3% in September 2010, seasonally adjusted, following a rise of 0.3% the previous month.

The largest rise in September 2010 was recorded in clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (2.5%), followed by other retailing (0.5%), household goods retailing (0.2%) and food Retailing (0.1%). Turnover fell in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (-0.4%) and department stores (-0.2%).

Turnover rose in Victoria (0.8%), Western Australia (1.0%), the Northern Territory (0.8%) and South Australia (0.2%). Turnover was flat in Queensland (0.0%) and fell in New South Wales (-0.2%), Tasmania (-0.4%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-0.2%).

Trend turnover rose 0.4% in September 2010. This follows a rise of 0.4% in August 2010 and a rise of 0.5% in July 2010. In the twelve months to September 2010 trend turnover rose 3.8%

Turnover volume rose 0.7%, seasonally adjusted, in the three months to September 2010.

SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep 10

Aug 10 to Sep 10

$m

% change


Turnover at current prices
Trend estimates

20, 522.0

0.4

Seasonally adjusted estimates

20, 509.6

0.3


Sep Qtr 2010

Jun Qtr 10 to Sep Qtr 10

$m

% change


Turnover in volume terms
Trend estimates

60, 103.1

0.7

Seasonally adjusted estimates

60, 156.4

0.7