April 1, 2021
Seasonally adjusted retail trade fell by 0.8% in February, slightly less than originally estimated by the ABS.
The fall in February was caused by snap lockdowns in Victoria and parts of Western Australia.PDF Download PDF
March 4, 2021
Retail trade rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in January, slightly slower than first estimated by the ABS (0.6%).
Western Australia led the increase in retail trade turnover growth across the nation, both in the month and through the year.PDF Download PDF
February 5, 2021
Retail trade declined a seasonally adjusted 4.1% in December 2020, which followed a significant 7.1% rise in November driven by Victoria re-opening.
In the entirety of Q4 2020, retail trade rose by 2.5% QoQ in volume terms, mostly due to a 12.8% surge in Victoria.PDF Download PDF
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