The NRA has forecast Australians to spend a total of $60 billion throughout the Christmas trade period, which encompasses half of November and all of December.

STATE 2020 spend % increase from 2020 2021 10-day countdown forecast
NSW $6.4 Billion 5% $6.7 Billion
VIC $5.1 Billion 4% $5.3 Billion
QLD $3.7 Billion 6% $3.9 Billion
SA $1.2 Billion 4% $1.3 Billion
WA $2.1 Billion 6% $2.3 Billion
TAS $420 Million 4% $440 Million
NT $210 Million 3% $220 Million
ACT $320 Million 5% $336 Million
TOTAL $19.5 Billion 5% $20.5 Billion
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ONLINE SALES 2020 Spend % Increase from 2020 2021 Forecast Spend
TOTAL $1.7 Billion 18% $2 Billion

 

Category Final 10 days rounded
Food $7.9 Billion
Household Goods $4 Billion
Clothing, Footwear and Personal Accessory $1.7 Billion
Department Stores $1.3 Billion
Other $3.2 Billion
Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway $2.4 Billion
Total $20.5 Billion