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The latest 2017 Retail Analysis By Industry

LATEST 2017 RETAIL ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY

All information accredited to the Australian Bureau of Statistics

FOOD RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Food retailing rose 0.3% in February
2017. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.3%. By industry subgroup, the
trend estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.3%), Liquor retailing
(0.2%), and Other specialised food retailing (0.2%). The seasonally adjusted
estimate rose for Supermarket and grocery stores (0.4%), and Liquor retailing
(0.3%) and fell for Other specialised food retailing (-0.2%).

HOUSEHOLD GOODS RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Household goods retailing fell 0.1% in
February 2017. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.4%. By industry
subgroup, the trend estimate fell for Hardware, building and garden supplies
retailing (-1.0%), and Furniture, floor coverings, houseware and textile goods
retailing (-0.3%) and rose for Electrical and electronic goods retailing (0.6%).
The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Furniture, floor coverings, houseware
and textile goods retailing (-2.5%) and rose for Electrical and electronic goods
retailing (0.5%), and Hardware, building and garden supplies retailing (0.3%).

CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR AND PERSONAL ACCESSORY RETAILING

In current prices, the trend estimate for Clothing, footwear and personal
accessory retailing was relatively unchanged (0.0%) in February 2017. The
seasonally adjusted estimate fell 2.5%. By industry subgroup, the trend
estimate was relatively unchanged for Clothing retailing (0.0%), and
Footwear and other personal accessory retailing (0.0%). The seasonally
adjusted estimate fell for Clothing retailing (-2.9%), and Footwear and other
personal accessory retailing (-1.9%).

DEPARTMENT STORES
In current prices, the trend estimate for Department stores fell 0.1% in
February 2017. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.8%.

 

OTHER RETAILING
In current prices, the trend estimate for Other retailing rose 0.1% in February
2017. The seasonally adjusted estimate was relatively unchanged (0.0%). By
industry subgroup, the trend estimate rose for Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and
toiletry goods retailing (0.3%), and Newspaper and book retailing (0.2%) and
fell for Other retailing n.e.c. (-0.1%), and Other recreational goods retailing (-
0.4%). The seasonally adjusted estimate fell for Newspaper and book retailing
(-3.1%), and Other recreational goods retailing (-1.8%) and rose for
Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing (0.8%), and Other
retailing n.e.c (0.2%).

CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY FOOD SERVICES
In current prices, the trend estimate for Cafes, restaurants and takeaway
food services rose 0.1% in February 2017. The seasonally adjusted estimate
was relatively unchanged (0.0%). By industry subgroup, the trend estimate
rose for Cafes, restaurants and catering services (0.2%) and fell for Takeaway
food services (-0.1%). The seasonally adjusted estimate rose for Cafes,
restaurants and catering services (0.8%) and fell for Takeaway food services (-
1.1%).

 

 

Originally published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on 03/04/2017 and used with full permission under creative commons.