Retail trade turnover in January 2012

29.02.2012

Compared to December 2011, the total retail trade turnover in January 2012 increased by 6.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices (by unadjusted data at current prices the turnover decreased by 17.1%), according to provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau. Retail trade in non-food products grew by 9.6%, whereas retail trade in food product group did not change.

Retail trade turnover indices
(as % of the average monthly turnover of 2005, at constant prices)

Compared to January 2011, the total retail trade turnover in January 2012 increased by 16.6% according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products increased by 4.6%. In its turn, retail trade in non-food product group grew by 23%.

Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)i

 

2012 I % of

2011 XII
(seasonally adjusted)

2011 I

(calendar adjusted)

Retail trade - total

106.4

116.6

 

retail trade of food products, total

100.0

104.6

 

retail trade of non-food products, total (excluding retail sate of automotive fuel)

111.1

128.1

 

 

retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food products

97.2

104.6

 

 

retail trade of pharmaceutical and medical goods

105.7

115.5

 

 

retail trade of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware

112.9

138.7

 

 

retail sale of hardware, paints and glass

108.8

132.9

 

 

retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores

116.8

158.5

 

retail sale of automotive fuel

104.2

107.0

Sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles

93.5

120.5

More information on seasonally adjusted data, calendar adjusted data and non-adjusted data on retail trade turnover indices is available in the CSB data base.

 

Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section
Tel. 67366955
Indra Feldmane


i Provisional data