January 11, 2021
Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 7.1% in November.PDF Download PDF
December 4, 2020
Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 1.4% in October, which was a small downgrade on the 1.6% rise in the preliminary retail sales report. This was the first increase in three months as the Victorian economy started to reopen from its lockdown. Sales were up a strong 7.1% YoY.PDF Download PDF
November 4, 2020
Nominal retail sales fell a seasonally adjusted 1.1% in September 2020, but was up 7.0% through the quarter thanks to strong growth back in July.
In volume terms, retail sales grew by a record 6.5% in Q3.PDF Download PDF
October 2, 2020
Retail trade fell a seasonally-adjusted 4.0% in August.
The fall reflected the COVID-19 containment measures introduced in Victoria in early August, though retail sales fell in all states.
Western Australia saw the smallest monthly decline of all mainland states.PDF Download PDF
September 4, 2020
Retail sales growth accelerated to 3.2% in July 2020 from 2.7% in June.PDF Download PDF
August 4, 2020
Retail trade rose a seasonally-adjusted 2.7% in June, reflecting largely the re-opening after the nationwide partial lockdown.
Victoria saw the largest increase, with early evidence of panic buying ahead of the re-imposition of the lockdown in early July.PDF Download PDF