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Stable retail sales
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2005-01-28T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesDecember 2004

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Stable retail sales

In December 2004 the seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales was the same as in November 2004. The index increased by 2.4 per cent in December 2004 compared with December 2003.

The volume index not adjusted increased by 4.0 per cent in December 2004 compared with December 2003. Retail sales not in stores, which include retail sales via mail order houses, rose by 11.5 per cent in volume this period. Retail sales of new goods in specialized stores increased by 7.9 per cent. This sector includes clothing, shoes, electrical goods, furniture and building materials.

The total value index of retail sales increased by 4.6 per cent this period.

Retail Sales indices. December 2004. 2000=100
  December 2004 Change in per cent
  November-December 2004 December 2003-December 2004 January-December 2003-January-December 2004
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  161.0   4.6 3.8
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  160.9   4.0 3.7
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  115.9 0.0 2.4 3.4

International comparison

A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that Sweden had a decrease from November to December 2004 by 1.4 per cent while in Norway there was no change in this period. From December 2003 to Desember 2004 the value index not adjusted, rose by 4.4 per cent in Sweden and 4.6 per cent in Norway. Numbers for Denmark is not yet published.

International comparison. December 2004. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  December 2004 Change in per cent December 2003-December 2004 December 2004 Change in per cent
  December 2003-December 2004 November-December 2004
Sweden  154.6 4.4  120.1 5.1 -1.4
Denmark : : : : :
Norway  161.0 4.6  115.9 2.4 0.0