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Strong month for retail sales
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2006-10-30T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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Index of retail salesSeptember 2006

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Strong month for retail sales

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 1.7 per cent from August to September 2006.

Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted. 2000 - 2006

Compared to September 2005, the volume index not adjusted increased by 8.1 per cent in September 2006. The value index increased by 6.8 per cent the same period.

Retail Sales indices. September 2006. 2000=100
  September 2006 Per cent
  August-September 2006 September 2005-September 2006 Oct 2004-Sept 2005-Oct 2005-Sept 2006 January-September 2005-January-September 2006
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  127.1   6.8 4.1 4.6
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  126.7   7.8 5.0 5.5
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  128.9 1.7 8.1 5.0 5.5

Corrected indexes

The index of retail sales in non-specialized stores with food, beverages and tobacco for August 2006, are corrected. With this correction the index is revised downwards with 0.6 per cent. The total for this month is revised downwards with 0.2 per cent.

International comparison

A comparison of the volume index among the Scandinavian countries, seasonally adjusted, shows that Norway and Sweden respectively had a decrease of 0.3 and 0.1 per cent from July to August 2006. On the other hand, Denmark had an increase of 0.7 per cent the same period. From August 2005 to August 2006, the value index not adjusted rose by 7.2 per cent in Sweden, 4.8 per cent in Norway and 3.7 per cent in Denmark.

Internationale comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  August 2006 Change in per cent. August 2005-August 2006 August 2006 Change in per cent
  August 2005-August 2006 July 2006-august 2006
Sweden  137.8 7.2  137.8 7.2 -0.1
Denmark  130.1 3.7  125.4 3.6 0.7
Norway  132.5 4.8  126.8 4.9 -0.3