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Seasonally adjusted index down
The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.5 per cent from October to November 2003. On average the seasonally adjusted volume index for the period September - November 2003 was 0.8 per cent higher than June - August 2003.
Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol.
The volume index of retail sale decreased by 0.4 per cent in November 2003 compared with November 2002. Retail sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores decreased the turnover by 3.4 per cent in the same period. The volume index of retail sales not in stores increased by 7.3 per cent. This sector includes retail sales via mail order houses.
The value index of retail sales decreased by 0.9 per cent in November 2003 compared with November 2002
|Retail Sales Indices. November 2003. 2000=100|
|November 2003||Change in per cent|
|October-November 2003||November 2002-November 2003||December 2001-November 2002 - December 2002-November 2003||January-November 2002 - January-November 2003|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||113.6||-0.9||3.6||3.6|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||111.6||-0.4||3.6||3.7|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||111.2||-0.4||1.6||3.8||3.9|
A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that Denmark had a growth from September to October 2003 by 5.6 per cent. In Sweden and Norway the growth was 1.1 and 0.2 per cent respectively this period.
|Internationale comparison. 2000=100|
|Retail sales value index||Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers|
Change in per cent.
October 2002-October 2003
|October 2003||Change in per cent|
|October 2002-October 2003||September-October 2003|