Retail Trade - Sales by industry in deflated prices (Quarterly) 1995 Q3–2016 Q4

Stats NZ


Sales volumes expressed in September 2010 quarter prices: a constant price estimate, from which the portion of the current price sales' movement caused by price changes is removed.


Sales: The value of sales of goods and services for the quarter. Sales are published as GST exclusive.
Stocks: Trading stocks, finished goods and work in progress, materials, fuels etc. on hand at the end of the quarter. Stocks are published as GST exclusive.

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The target population for this survey is all GEOs operating in New Zealand that are classified on Statistics NZ's Business Frame to the ANZSIC06 below:
- retail trade (ANZSIC division G)
- accommodation and food services (ANZSIC division H).

A GEO is included in an industry based on its predominant activity in terms of sales. For example, a petrol station will sell petrol and diesel, but it may also sell car parts and grocery items. The store is classified to the fuel retailing industry if most of its sales income comes from the sale of fuel.
A GEO is a subdivision of an enterprise. It is a separate operating unit engaged in New Zealand in one, or predominantly one, kind of economic activity from a single physical location or base.

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Stats NZ

Dataset name

Retail Trade Survey: December 2016 quarter


How to find the data

At URL provided, download 'Retail Trade Survey: December 2016 quarter – zipped csv tables' from the box to the right of the page.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Retail Trade Survey: December 2016 quarter

From the dataset Retail Trade Survey: December 2016 quarter, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 6,239-10,624
  • Column: 3
  • Provided: 4,386 data points

Dataset originally released on:

February 17, 2017

Purpose of collection

The Retail Trade Survey (RTS) provides short-term economic indicators of the retail trade sector. In addition, Statistics NZ use the data for compiling the retail trade sector component of quarterly national accounts (on the production side) and in compiling household consumption expenditure (on the expenditure side).