This is an archived release.
Continued growth in retail sales
The seasonally adjusted index of retail sales increased by 1.0 per cent from October to November last year.
The volume index not adjusted rose by 8.1 per cent from November 2006 to November 2007. In the same period, the value index rose by 8.7 per cent.
|November 2007||Per cent|
|October- November 2007||November 2006-November 2007||December 2005-November 2006-December 2006-November 2007||January -November 2006-January-November 2007|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||144.9||8.7||8.1||8.5|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers||143.9||8.1||7.9||8.2|
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||139.8||1.0||7.5||7.9||7.9|
Decline in Sweden
A comparison of the seasonally adjusted volume index for the Scandinavian countries shows a decrease of 0.7 per cent in Sweden from October to November. In comparison, Norway and Denmark had an increase of 1.0 and 0.5 per cent respectively. From November 2006 to November 2007, the value index not adjusted rose by 8.7 per cent in Norway, 6.6 per cent in Sweden and 2.4 per cent in Denmark.
|Retail sales value index||Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers|
Change in per cent.
|November 2007||Change in per cent|