Retail trade turnover in May 2011
Compared to April, total retail trade turnover in May 2010 has increased by 2%, according to seasonally adjusted data, calculating at constant prices. Retail trade of food products has decreased by 0.5%, but retail trade of non-food products has grown by 3.3%.
In the same time, in comparison with April, total retail trade turnover (not considering seasonality and price influence) has risen by 7.5%, calculating at current prices.
|Indices of retail trade turnover|
(as per cent over average monthly turnover of 2005 at constant prices)
Compared to May 2010, total retail trade turnover in May 2011 has increased by 0.7%, according to calendar1 adjusted data (calculating at constant prices). Volume decrease (of 1.4%) was observed also in food commodity group, but retail trade of non-food products has grown by 1.7%, excluding retail sale of automotive fuel – by 7.3%.
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 6.9%.
|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)
V 2011 as % of
I-V 2011 as %
IV 2011 (seasonally adjusted)
Total retail trade
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 data base of the CSB.
Prepared by the Trade and Services Statistics Section