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Retail sales up 6.4 per cent
Retail sales increased by 6.4 per cent in value in the period January-June 2000 compared with the same period of 1999. The volume index rose by 4.7 per cent and the price index by 1.6 per cent in the same period. Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol
The value index of retail sales rose by 3.3 per cent in June 2000 compared with June 1999. The volume index rose by 1.5 per cent and the price index 1.8 per cent in the same period.
Seasonally adjusted volume index
The seasonally adjusted volume index for June 2000 is 1.2 per cent less than average of the period January-June 2000. From May to June 2000 the seasonally adjusted volume index decreased by 0.2 per cent. The index for May and June 2000 is pre-corrected for moveable holidays.
|Retail Sales indices. June 2000. 1995=100|
|June 2000||Per cent|
|May-June 2000||June 1999-June 2000||July 1998-June 1999-July 1999-Junel 2000||January-June 1999-January-June 2000|
|Retail sales value index : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||130,8||3,3||5,0||6,4|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||119,5||1,5||3,2||4,7|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||119,9||-0,2||4,5||2,8||3,9|