Australia Retail Sales MoM  1982-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Australia unexpectedly fell 0.1 percent month-on-month in December of 2016, compared to a downwardly revised 0.1 percent rise in November and missing market consensus of a 0.3 percent gain. It was the first drop since July, as sales declined in household goods retailing (-2.3 percent from 0.1 percent in the prior month), and other retailing (-0.2 percent from 0.1 percent). In contrast, sales went up in food retailing (0.5 percent from 0.3 percent), clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (1.4 percent from 2.3 percent), cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (0.2 percent from -0.1 percent) and department stores (0.3 percent from -0.4 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)
2016-12-02 12:30 AM Oct 0.5% 0.6% 0.3% 0.2%
2017-01-10 12:30 AM Nov 0.2% 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
2017-02-06 12:30 AM Dec -0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
2017-03-06 12:30 AM Jan -0.1% 0.56%
2017-04-03 01:30 AM Feb 0.32%
2017-05-05 01:30 AM Mar 0.29%




Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 99.64 97.42 123.94 64.61 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 0.10 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.20 3.30 12.70 2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 238664.00 237613.00 238664.00 32504.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 287837.00 287139.00 287837.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 6.30 8.00 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2571.66 2545.56 2571.66 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.70 0.50 2.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.60 8.60 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.01 0.92 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 123.00 125.20 125.20 34.20 percent of GDP [+]



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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.10 0.10 8.10 -10.60 1982 - 2016 percent Monthly
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