This is an archived release.
Major increase in retail sales
From May to June 2007, the seasonally adjusted index of retail sales rose by 4.7 per cent.
Compared with June last year, the volume index not adjusted increased by 11.8 per cent in June this year. In the same period, the value index rose by 11.8 per cent.
|Retail Sales indices. June 2007. Final figures. 2000=100|
|June 2007||Per cent|
|May-June 2007||June 2006-June 2007||
July 2005-June 2006 -
July 2006-June 2007
January-June 2006 -
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||150.5||11.8||7.3||9.2|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||150.0||11.8||7.7||9.0|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||140.4||4.7||11.9||7.8||8.4|
A comparison of the seasonally adjusted volume index for the Scandinavian countries shows an increase of 2.4 and 1.9 per cent respectively in Denmark and Sweden from May to June 2007, compared with 4.7 per cent in Norway. From June 2006 to June 2007, the value index not adjusted rose by 6.7 per cent in Sweden, 3.1 per cent in Denmark and 11.8 per cent in Norway.
|International comparison. 2000=100|
|Retail sales value index||Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers|
Change in per cent.
June 2006-June 2007
|June 2007||Change in per cent|
|June 2006-June 2007||May 2007-June 2007|