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2014-03-31T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of retail sales, volume index, value index, retail trade, commodity trade, turnover (for example groceries, clothing, building materials)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, Income and consumption, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Index of retail salesFebruary 2014

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Growth in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 0.6 per cent from January to February 2014. This follows a small increase from the preceding two months.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
February 2014 Change in per cent
January 2014 - February 2014 February 2013 - February 2014 December 2012 / February 2013 - December 2013 / February 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers 127.1 0.6
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers 132.5 1.0
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers 107.3 0.5 0.4
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers 116.9 2.4 2.2
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend

Stores selling electrical goods, furniture, interior decorations and textiles, amongst other things, showed an increase in sales volume from January to February 2014. Grocery stores, however, had a slight decline in sales volume during this period.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.4 per cent in the period December 2013-February 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2012-2013.