This is an archived release.
Retail sales down
The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.2 per cent from September to October 2005.
The volume index not adjusted increased by 2.3 per cent in October 2005 compared with October 2004. The value index of retail sales increased by 2.0 per cent in this period.
|Retail sales indices. October 2005. 2000=100|
|October 2005||Change in per cent|
|September-October 2005||October 2004-October 2005||November 2003-October 2004-November 2004-October 2005||January-October 2004-January-October 2005|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||118.9||2.0||3.4||3.1|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||117.6||2.3||3.9||3.9|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||119.6||-0.2||3.5||4.1||4.3|