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2014-08-13T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesJune 2014

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Growth in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 1.2 per cent from May to June 2014. This follows a decline of 0.9 per cent from April to May.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
June 2014 Change in per cent
May 2014 - June 2014 June 2013 - June 2014 April 2013 / June 2013 - April 2014 / June 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers 130.3 1.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers 135.4 1.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers 138.1 2.3 2.0
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers 151.6 4.3 4.1
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Most of the industries had an increase in sales volume from May to June this year. Stores selling building materials, hardware and paints, sports equipment and clothing were among the industries that contributed to the growth in sales volume. Sales via mail order and the Internet and sales of automotive fuel in specialised stores also contributed to the growth. Sales of ICT equipment in specialised stores, however, had a minor decrease in sales volume from May to June this year.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 2.0 per cent in the period April-June 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2013.