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Retail sales down
The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.9 per cent from August to September 2005.
The volume index not adjusted increased by 4.4 per cent in September 2005 compared with September 2004. The value index of retail sales increased by 3.7 per cent in this period.
|Retail Sales indices. September 2005. 2000=100|
|September 2005||Change in per cent|
|August-September 2005||September 2004-September 2005||October 2003-September 2004-October 2004-September 2005||January-September 2004-January-September 2005|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||119.0||3.7||3.3||3.3|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||117.5||4.4||3.7||4.0|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||120.0||-0.9||4.2||4.0||4.4|
A comparison of turnover for retail trade, seasonally adjusted, shows that Sweden and Norway had an increase from July to August 2005 by 0.3 and 0.4 per cent respectively. The index for Denmark was unchanged this period. From August 2004 to August 2005 the value index not adjusted, rose by 4.7 per cent in Denmark, 5.1 per cent in Norway and 6.5 per cent in Denmark.
|Internationale comparison. 2000=100|
|Retail sales value index||Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers|
|August 2005||Change in per cent||August 2005||Change in per cent|
|August 2004-August 2005||August 2004-August 2005||July-August 2005|
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