This is an archived release.
Retail sales down
The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 1.8 per cent from January 2006 to February 2006.
The volume index not adjusted increased by 2.8 per cent in February 2006 compared with February 2005.
The value index of retail sales increased by 5.3 per cent in February 2006 compared with February 2005.
|Retail sales indices. February 2006. 2000=100|
|February 2006||Change in per cent|
March 2004-February 2005-
March 2005-February 2006
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||100.7||2.1||3.5||3.8|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||100.4||2.8||4.3||4.6|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||121.6||-1.8||2.8||4.3||4.6|