Retail trade turnover in December 2011
Compared to 2010 retail trade turnover at constant prices in 2011 increased by 4.6%, of which retail trade in food products – by 1.3% and retail trade in non-food products– by 6.2%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.
Compared to November, the total retail trade turnover in December 2011 decreased by 2%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products decreased by 1% and in non-food products - by 2.5%.
As compared to November, the total retail trade turnover at current prices in December increased by 16.4% (not taking into account seasonality). In November and December 2010, the turnover increase rate was slightly higher – 18.9%.
|Indices of retail trade turnover|
(as per cent of the average monthly turnover of 2005, at constant prices)
Compared to December 2010, the total retail trade turnover in December 2011 increased by 7.1% according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. The increase in food commodity group comprised 5.9%. In its turn, retail trade in non-food products grew by 7.7%. Excluding retail sale of automotive fuel, the volume growth in this commodity group constituted 13.9%.
Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the total retail trade turnover at current prices (not taking into account influence of calendar days) grew by 9.5%.
|Changes in retail trade enterprise turnover|
(as % of the corresponding month of the previous year, at constant prices,
calendar adjusted data)
Compared to the 3rd quarter, retail trade turnover inthe 4th quarter of 2011 decreased by 0.9%, according to seasonally adjusted data (at constant prices); of which retail trade in non-food products diminished by 1.3%, whereas retail trade in food products did not change.
As compared to the 4th quarter of 2010, the turnover grew by 6.7%, according to calendar adjusted data. Retail trade in food products increased by 4.6%, whereas in non-food products by 7.7%.
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)
XII 2011 as % of
XI 2011 (seasonally adjusted)
Retail trade - total
retail trade with food products, total
retail trade with non-food products, total (excluding retail sate of automotive fuel)
retail trade in non-specialised stores selling mainly non-food
retail trade in pharmaceutical and medical goods
retail trade in textiles, clothing, footwear and leather ware
retail sale of hardware, paints and glass
retail sale of furniture, lighting equipment and other household articles in specialised stores
automotive fuel retail trade
Sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles
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