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Decline in retail sales in June
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2016-07-29T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of retail sales, 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 2016

With regard to seasonal adjustment, previously published seasonally-adjusted figures may be revised when new figures for a new month in the series are published.

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As from 23 September, all of Statistics Norway’s statistics will be released at 8am.

Decline in retail sales in June

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.6 per cent from May to June this year. This follows a growth of 1.7 per cent from April to May this year.

Retail Sales indices, 2010=100
June 2016Change in per cent
May 2016 - June 2016June 2015 - June 2016April 2015 / June 2015 - April 2016 / June 2016
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers109.0-0.6
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers110.5-0.5
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers116.30.2-0.7
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers128.02.82.4
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2010=100

Most industries had a decrease in sales volume from May to June this year. Grocery stores and sales of food and beverages in specialized stores in particular contributed to the decrease. Grocery stores contributed about 35 per cent of total turnover in retail sales.

Sales of clothing, footwear and sport equipment on the other hand saw an increase in the seasonally-adjusted volume index from May to June 2016.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales decreased by 0.7 per cent in the period April–June this year compared to the same three-month period last year.