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Australia Retail Sales (ann. var. %)

Retail Sales in Australia

Retail sales stable in April

Retail sales were unchanged in month-on-month seasonally-adjusted terms in April, which contrasted March’s 0.4% increase. The downturn was primarily due to drops in household goods and food retailing sales. Lastly, department stores sales accelerated, while cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services sales fell at a steeper pace than in March.

On an annual basis, growth in retail sales slowed to 4.2% in April from 5.6% in March.

Australia Retail Sales Chart

This chart displays Retail Sales (ann. var. %) for Australia from 2013 to 2022.

Australia Retail Sales Data

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Retail Sales (ann. var. %) 2.4 3.0 2.7 6.6 5.3

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