Retail trade in Australia rose by 0.8 percent month-over-month in February 2019, following a 0.1 percent gain in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 0.2 percent increase. It was the biggest gain in retail trade November 2017, as sales rebounded in department stores (3.5 percent from -2.2 percent in January) and clothing, footwear & personal accessory retailing (1.6 percent from -0.1 percent). Additionally, sales went up further in household goods retailing (1.1 percent from 0.1 percent) and food retailing (0.8 percent from 0.3 percent). In contrast, sales in other retailing and in cafes & restaurants and takeaway services were unchanged, after rising 0.6 percent and 0.2 percent respectively. Retail Sales MoM in Australia averaged 0.47 percent from 1982 until 2019, 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 Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-11 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.8%
2019-02-05 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.4% 0.5% -0.1% 0.27%
2019-03-07 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% -0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
2019-04-03 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.8% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-05-07 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.8% 0.3%
2019-06-04 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM
2019-07-04 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM


Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 100.70 98.80 123.94 64.61 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.80 0.10 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.90 3.10 12.70 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 261905.00 260820.00 261905.00 33383.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 306322.00 303619.00 306322.00 3106.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.50 2.40 20.40 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2824.75 2811.01 2824.75 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.30 0.20 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 120.50 121.30 122.50 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.66 8.66 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.02 0.98 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 102.19 99.24 131.41 70.47 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 92.87 94.23 127.29 59.25 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 98.41 102.77 124.40 79.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 122.03 117.09 154.86 71.04 [+]


Australia Retail Sales MoM

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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.10 8.10 -10.60 1982 - 2019 percent Monthly
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