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Seasonally adjusted index up
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Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of wholesale and 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 wholesale and retail salesOctober 2003

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Seasonally adjusted index up

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.1 per cent from September to October 2003. On average, the seasonally adjusted volume index for the period August - October this year was 1.5 per cent higher than May - July.

Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol.

The volume index of retail sale increased by 5.1 per cent in October 2003 compared with October last year. Retail sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores increased the turnover by 8.2 per cent the same period. The volume index of retail sales not in stores increased by 7.2 per cent. This sector includes retail sales via mail order houses.

Retail Sales indices. October 2003. 2000=100
  October 2003 Per cent
  September-October 2003 October 2002-October 2003 November 2001-October 2002 - November 2002-October 2003 January-October 2002 - January-October 2003
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  116.8   4.9 4.1 4.1
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  114.2   5.1 4.0 4.2
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  111.8 0.1 5.0 4.1 4.1

The value index of retail sales rose by 4.9 per cent in October 2003 compared with October 2002.

International comparison

A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that EU15 and Sweden had zero growth from July to August this year. In Denmark, the turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted decreased by 0.3 per cent while Norway showed an increase by 0.3 per cent in this period.

International comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  August 2003 Change in per cent August 2003 Change in per cent
  August 2002-
August 2003
July 2003-
August 2003
August 2002-
August 2003
July 2003-
August 2003
Sweden  118.2 3.5 3.1 1 113.0 6.5 0.0
Denmark  113.4 2.9 -0.7 1 106.9 2.9 -0.3
Norway  115.6 2.7 1.5  111.1 5.8 0.3
EU15       1 105.3 0.3 0.0
1  Numbers from Eurostat Euro-indicators news release 125/2003 - 5 November 2003.