Table 2
Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted

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Retail sales by industry – Seasonally adjusted
  May 2010 April 2011r May 2011p April to May 2011 May 2010 to May 2011
   $ millions % change
Total retail trade 36,023 37,407 37,460 0.1 4.0
Total excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers 28,357 29,257 29,390 0.5 3.6
Total excluding motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations 24,470 24,523 24,603 0.3 0.5
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 7,666 8,150 8,070 -1.0 5.3
New car dealers 6,135 6,538 6,465 -1.1 5.4
Used car dealers 461 467 458 -1.9 -0.7
Other motor vehicle dealers 566 566 572 1.0 1.0
Automotive parts, accessories and tire stores 504 579 575 -0.6 14.1
Furniture and home furnishing stores 1,260 1,270 1,251 -1.6 -0.8
Furniture stores 807 809 793 -2.1 -1.7
Home furnishings stores 453 461 458 -0.6 1.0
Electronics and appliance stores 1,162 1,189 1,215 2.2 4.6
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers 2,304 2,138 2,208 3.3 -4.1
Food and beverage stores 8,590 8,646 8,568 -0.9 -0.3
Supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores 6,133 6,132 6,039 -1.5 -1.5
Convenience stores 553 561 577 3.0 4.3
Specialty food stores 400 404 403 -0.2 0.7
Beer, wine and liquor stores 1,503 1,549 1,548 -0.1 3.0
Health and personal care stores 2,737 2,687 2,684 -0.1 -1.9
Gasoline stations 3,887 4,734 4,787 1.1 23.1
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 2,059 2,111 2,133 1.0 3.6
Clothing stores 1,596 1,649 1,654 0.3 3.6
Shoe stores 235 231 245 6.1 4.5
Jewellery, luggage and leather goods stores 228 231 233 1.1 2.4
Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 917 924 936 1.3 2.2
General merchandise stores 4,533 4,681 4,720 0.8 4.1
Department stores x 2,218 2,226 0.4 x
Other general merchandise stores x 2,462 2,493 1.3 x
Miscellaneous store retailers 910 877 889 1.4 -2.3
revised
preliminary
x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Note(s):
Figures may not add up to total as a result of rounding.