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2013-09-30T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesAugust 2013

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Small increase in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 0.2 per cent from July to August 2013. This follows a decrease of 1.3 per cent from June to July.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
August 2013 Change in per cent
July 2013 - August 2013 August 2012 - August 2013 June 2012 / August 2012 - June 2013 / August 2013
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers 125.5 0.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers 130.1 0.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers 129.6 1.0 1.7
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers 139.1 2.7 3.0
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend

Sales of furniture, sport goods and online sales contributed to the increase in the volume index from July to August 2013. Sales of construction materials and electrical household appliances also showed an increase.

Retail sales in grocery stores and of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores had a decline in sales volume during this period. Sales in petrol stations also showed a decline.