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Slight decrease in retail sales
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2006-09-28T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesAugust 2006

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Slight decrease in retail sales

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.2 per cent from July to August 2006.

Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted. 2000-2006

The volume index not adjusted increased by 6.4 per cent in August 2006 compared to August 2005.

The value index of retail sales increased by 5.1 per cent the same period.

Retail Sales indices. August 2006. 2000=100
  August 2006 Per cent
       July-
     August 2006
    August 2005-
August 2006
    September 2004-August 2005 -
September 2005-August 2006
    January-August 2005 -
January-August 2006
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax:
Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol
 132.8   5.1 3.9 4.4
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor
vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers     
 134.0   6.4 4.7 5.3
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor
vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers
 126.7 -0.2 5.1 4.7 5.1

Corrected indexes

The value and volume indexes for January to July 2006 are corrected. This correction makes up for an average of 0.5 per cent concerning the total index. This revision is due to corrections of errors in the initial data.

Increase in Norway

A comparison of the volume index among the Scandinavian countries, seasonally adjusted, shows that Denmark and Sweden respectively had a decrease of 0.6 and 0.1 per cent from June to July 2006. On the other hand Norway had an increase of 0.6 per cent the same period. From August 2005 to August 2006 the value index not adjusted rose by 6.6 per cent in Sweden, 3.3 per cent in Norway and 2.5 per cent in Denmark.

Internationale comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  July 2006 Change in per cent.
July 2005-
July 2006
July 2006 Change in per cent
  July 2005-
July 2006
June 2006-
July 2006
Sweden  131.7 6.6  137.7 7.7 -0.1
Denmark       125.1 2.5  124.5 3.4 -0.6
Norway  125.0 3.3  126.9 5.0 0.6