Retail sales

Information about retail turnover and new motor vehicle sales in the Northern Territory.

Retail turnover

Seasonally adjusted, value ($ million)Oct 19Sep 20Oct 20 Monthly % change Annual % change
Total turnover 265.3300.2298.5-0.612.5
Selected components      
Supermarket and grocery stores  121.3 134.4 134.2-0.110.6
Electrical and electronic goods retail 12.117.314.9-13.923.1
Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retail 13.516.215.9-1.917.8
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services 37.338.839.92.87.0

Source: ABS Cat No 8501

Retail trade growth range, minimum / maximum and current value

Retail trade - monthly data: Since 2000, the minimum monthly change in Northern Territory retail trade has been -7.6 per cent and the maximum 11.6 per cent; typically retail trade growth ranges between -1.4 per cent and 1.6 per cent. In October 2020, monthly retail trade decreased to -0.6 per cent.Retail trade - YonY data: Generally over the past eight years retail trade growth has moderated.

Last updated: 18 December 2020

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