This is an archived release.
Retail sales up in December
The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales rose by 0.4 per cent from November to December 2006.
Compared to December 2005, the volume index not adjusted increased by 6.0 per cent in December 2006. The value index increased by 4.6 per cent in the same period. On average the volume index not adjusted rose by 6.0 per cent and the value index by 5.1 per cent from 2005 to 2006.
|Retail Sales indices. December 2006. 2000=100|
|December 2006||Per cent|
|November- December 2006||December 2005-December 2006||January -December 2005-January -December 2006|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||172.1||4.6||5.1|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||175.3||5.4||6.0|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||130.4||0.4||8.2||6.1|