This is an archived release.
Retail sales down
From June to July 2007, the seasonally adjusted index of retail sales decreased by 2.3 per cent.
The volume index not adjusted increased by 8.0 per cent in July this year compared with July last year. In the same period the value index rose by 8.1 per cent.
|Retail Sales indices. July 2007. 2000=100|
|July 2007||Per cent|
|June-July 2007||July 2006-July 2007||Aug 2005-July 2006 - Aug 2006-July 2007||January-July 2006 - January-July 2007|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||135.1||8.1||7.7||9.0|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||135.7||8.0||8.0||8.8|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||137.3||-2.3||8.0||8.1||8.4|