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Retail sales down
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2005-06-29T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesMay 2005

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Retail sales down

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales fell by 2.5 per cent from April to May this year. The average seasonally adjusted volume index for the period January to May 2005 is 4.4 per cent higher than in the same period in 2004.

The volume index not adjusted increased by 6.7 per cent in May 2005 compared with May 2004. The value index of retail sales increased by 5.1 per cent in this period.

Retail Sales indices. May 2005. 2000=100
  May 2005 Per cent
  April- May 2005 May 2004-May 2005 June 2003-May 2004-June 2004-May 2005 January-May 2004-January-May 2005
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  114.5   5.1 3.2 2.3
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  112.9   6.7 3.5 3.4
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  119.1 -2.5 7.2 3.5 4.4

International comparison

A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that Denmark and Norway had an increase from March to April 2005 by 3.7 and 6.9 per cent respectively. In Sweden there was a decrease of 2.8 per cent in this period. From April 2004 to April 2005 the value index not adjusted rose by 2.1 per cent in Sweden, 6.6 per cent in Norway and 7.1 per cent in Denmark.

International comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  April 2005 Change in per cent
April 2004-April 2005
April 2005 Change in per cent
  April 2004-
April 2005
March 2005-
April 2005
Sweden  120.3 2.1  120.9 4.1 -2.8
Denmark  124.3 7.1  121.4 8.2 3.7
Norway  116.2 6.6  122.1 8.4 6.9