Retail trade in Australia increased by 0.3 percent month-over-month in October of 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent gain in the previous month and beating market consensus of 0.2 percent. Clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing led the rises (2.6 percent vs -1.1 percent in September), followed by household goods retailing (0.6 percent vs unchanged); other retailing (0.5 percent vs -0.1 percent); food retailing (0.2 percent vs 0.4 percent); and department stores (0.4 percent vs unchanged). These rises were offset by a fall in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (-0.9 percent vs 0.5 percent). Retail Sales MoM in Australia averaged 0.47 percent from 1982 until 2018, 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
2018-09-03 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0% 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
2018-10-05 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.3% 0% 0.2% 0.41%
2018-11-02 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
2018-12-06 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-01-11 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.3%
2019-02-05 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.27%
2019-03-07 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM


Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 104.40 104.30 123.94 64.61 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.10 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.50 3.50 12.70 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 260656.00 259955.00 260656.00 33383.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 303619.00 302682.00 303619.00 3106.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.40 2.80 20.40 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2790.70 2783.41 2790.70 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.40 0.40 2.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 122.20 121.70 122.50 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.65 8.65 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.99 1.14 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.10 8.10 -10.60 1982 - 2018 percent Monthly
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