This is an archived release.
Retail sales up 1.5 per cent
From August to September 2007, the seasonally adjusted index of retail sales rose by 1.5 per cent.
The volume index not adjusted increased by 4.6 per cent in September this year compared with September last year. The value index also rose by 4.6 per cent in the same period.
|September 2007||Per cent|
|August-September 2007||September 2006-September 2007||October 2005-September 2006 - October 2006-September 2007||January-September 2006 - January-September 2007|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||132.9||4.6||7.8||8.4|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||132.5||4.6||7.9||8.2|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||138.7||1.5||7.4||8.1||8.1|
|Retail sales value index||Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers|
Change in per cent.
|August 2007||Change in per cent|