Dataset

Total turnover indices and changes of trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles by main kind of activity of enterprises by quarter

Table ID
TI070c
Most recent data period
Q1 2020
Most recent data release
Next data release
Trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles [turnover index]

Retail trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles is wholesale of and retail trade in new and used vehicles (including lorries and trucks), as well as wholesale of and retail trade in parts and accessories of motor vehicles and motorcycles (451; 453; 454 of NACE Rev. 2). Trade in of motor vehicles and motorcycles covers resale (sale without transformation) to retail sellers, wholesalers, professional users, institutions, and individual buyers.

Motor vehicle and motorcycle trade enterprise is company the main economic activity of which is trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles. 

Turnover index (types)

Turnover index is an indicator which shows turnover changes during a reference period, in comparison with base period. It is expressed as per cent.

Turnover index in current and constant prices shows the turnover changes in relevant period, when the turnover is at prices of the relevant period. This indicator shows changes, when the turnover of each period is taken in prices of reference period.

Turnover index at constant prices shows the turnover changes in relevant period, when the turnover is recalculated in the prices of base period. As basic prices average prices of 2010 are used. Consumer price index for the relevant commodity or service group is used as deflator. This indicator shows turnover changes, if the prices stayed remained stable in reference time period.

Turnover index against previous period (month/quarter) characterizes the turnover changes within the corresponding period (month/ quarter). This indicator is essentially influenced by the factors of seasonal and calendar character. As very characteristic example the rapid increase of retail sale turnover in December can be mentioned, which is related to Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Turnover index against corresponding period of previous year shows the turnover changes within 12 months or 4 quarters. For example, turnover changes of January 2016 against January 2015 show the turnover changes in January 2016 in comparison with corresponding period a year before. This indicator is used for the calculation of Gross Domestic Product in macroeconomic analysis.

Turnover index over average monthly (quarterly) turnover of 2015 shows changes of turnover of relevant period (monthly/quarterly) compared to average (monthly/quarterly) turnover of 2015.

Turnover [trade and services]

Turnover is income from sale of goods and provision of services, from which trade discounts are subtracted, as well as value added tax (VAT) and other taxes, which are directly related with sale.