Australia Retail Sales MoM  1982-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Australia rose 0.5 percent month-on-month in October of 2016, compared to a 0.6 percent gain in September. It was the third straight month of gain and above market estimates of a 0.3 percent rise, driven by sales in food retailing (+0.6 percent from +0.2 percent in the prior month), other retailing (+0.8 percent from -0.1 percent), household goods retailing (+0.7 percent from 2.3 percent), retailing (+0.6 percent from +0.2 percent), and cafes, restaurants and takeaway food service (+0.4 percent from 1.0 percent ). In contrast, sales dropped in department stores (-0.4 percent from +0.5 percent), footwear and personal accessory retailing (-0.4 percent from -0.6 percent). In October 2015, retail sales rose 0.6 percent. Retail Sales MoM in Australia averaged 0.49 percent from 1982 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 8.10 percent in June of 2000 and a record low of -10.60 percent in July of 2000.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-05 12:30 AM Aug 0.4% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
2016-11-04 12:30 AM Sep 0.6% 0.5% 0.4% 0.35%
2016-12-02 12:30 AM Oct 0.5% 0.6% 0.3% 0.2%
2017-01-08 12:30 AM Nov 0.5% 0.15%
2017-01-10 12:30 AM Nov 0.15%
2017-02-05 12:30 AM Dec 0.32%




Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 101.30 102.40 127.67 64.61 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 0.60 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.80 2.60 12.73 2.05 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 234141.00 233240.00 234141.00 32048.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 287139.00 284641.00 287139.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 8.00 8.10 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2525.28 2513.56 2525.28 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.50 0.40 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 125.20 124.30 125.20 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.60 8.60 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.91 0.89 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]



Australia Retail Sales MoM Notes

In Australia, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Australia, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides - Australia Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.60 8.10 -10.60 1982 - 2016 percent Monthly
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