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Retail sales up 1.7 per cent
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2008-04-03T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of wholesale and retail sales, retail sales, volume index, value index, retail trade, commodity trade, turnover (for example groceries, clothing, building materials)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, Income and consumption, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Index of wholesale and retail salesFebruary 2008

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Retail sales up 1.7 per cent

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 1.7 per cent from January to February 2008.

Retail sales volume index seasonally adjusted. 2000 - 2008

The volume index not adjusted rose by 10.1 per cent from February 2007 to February 2008. In the same period, the value index rose by 12.0 per cent.

Retail Sales indices. February 2008. 2000=100
  February 2008 Per cent
  January 2008-February 2008 February 2007-February 2008 March 2006-February 2007-March 2007-February 2008 January -February 2007-January -February 2008
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  122.5   12.0 8.2 8.6
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  120.5   10.1 7.6 7.1
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  140.0 1.7 5.6 7.3 4.6

Strongest increase in Denmark

A comparison of the seasonally adjusted volume indexes for the Scandinavian countries shows an increase of 2.0 per cent in Denmark from January to February 2008. In Sweden and Norway, the index increased by 1.7 per cent. From February 2007 to February 2008, the value index not adjusted rose by 12.0 per cent in Norway, 10.8 per cent in Sweden and 9.2 per cent in Denmark.

International comparison. 2000=100
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  February 2008 Change in per cent.
February 2007-
February 2008
February 2008 Change in per cent
  February 2007-
February 2008
January 2008-
February 2008
Sweden  103.9 10.8  116.3 4.9 1.7
Denmark  117.6 9.2  128.6 3.7 2.0
Norway  122.5 12.0  140.0 5.6 1.7