Retail trade turnover in April 2011
Compared to March, total retail trade turnover in April 2011 has decreased by 1%, according to seasonally adjusted data, calculating at constant prices.Retail trade of food products has decreased by 0.2%, but retail trade of non-food products has diminished by 1.4%, but excluding retail trade of automotive fuel an increase of 0.4% can be observed.
In the same time, in comparison with the March, total retail trade turnover (considering seasonality and price influence) in April has grown by 0.7%, calculating at current prices.
|Indices of retail trade turnover|
(as per cent over average monthly turnover of 2005 at constant prices)
Compared to April 2010, total retail trade turnover in April 2011 has reduced by 1.1%, according to calendari adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). Retail trade of automotive fuel has influenced the volume reduction by 15.1%.Volume decrease (1.9%) was observed also in food commodity group, but retail trade of non-food products (excluding automotive fuel) has grown by 4.8%.
In comparison with the corresponding period of previous year, retail trade turnover at current prices (not considering influence of calendar days and prices) has risen by 3.9%.
|Changes of turnover in retail trade enterprises|
(as % of corresponding month of previous year, at constant prices, calendar adjusted data)
Turnover indices of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity
(at constant prices)
IV 2011 as % of
I-IV 2011 as % of I-IV 2010
Total, excluding retail trade of automotive fuel
retail trade with food products, total
retail trade with non-food products, total
retail trade with non-food products, excluding 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
|sale of motor vehicles and motorcycles||158.9||107.0||153.9|
More information on seasonally adjusted data, calendar adjusted data and non-adjusted data on retail trade turnover indices is available in the data base of the CSB.
Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section