Retail trade in Australia increased by 0.1 percent month-over-month in May 2019, following a 0.1 percent fall in the previous month but below market expectations of 0.2 percent gain. Sales of both household goods retailing (0.5 percent vs -0.9 percent in April) and cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (0.7 percent vs -0.7 percent) rebounded and those of clothing, footwear and personal accessory fell at a softer pace (-0.2 percent vs -1.2 percent). On the other hand, sales of other retailing slowed (0.6 percent vs 0.8 percent) and sales dropped in food retailing (-0.3 percent vs 0.1 percent); and department stores (-0.4 percent vs 1.7 percent). 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
2019-04-03 12:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Feb 0.8% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-05-07 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Mar 0.3% 0.9% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-06-04 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Apr -0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-07-04 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM May 0.1% -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-08-02 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Jun 0.1% 0.4%
2019-09-03 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Jul
2019-10-04 01:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Aug


Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 96.50 100.70 123.94 64.61 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 -0.10 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.70 2.80 12.70 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 262566.00 261885.00 262566.00 33383.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 309216.00 306322.00 309216.00 3106.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.80 2.50 20.40 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2828.93 2830.23 2830.23 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.20 0.20 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 120.30 120.70 122.00 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.55 8.66 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.97 1.02 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 July of 2019.

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