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Retail sales up 1.2 per cent
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2008-06-30T10:00:00.000Z
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 salesMay 2008

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Retail sales up 1.2 per cent

The seasonally adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 1.2 per cent from April to May 2008.

Retail sales volume index seasonally adjusted. 2000 - 2008

The volume index not adjusted rose by 6.9 per cent from May 2007 to May 2008. In the same period, the value index rose by 8.6 per cent.

Decrease in Sweden

A comparison of the seasonally adjusted volume indexes for the Scandinavian countries shows a decrease of 1.7 per cent in Sweden from March to April. In Denmark and Norway the index increased by 0.4 per cent. From April 2007 to April 2008, the value index not adjusted rose by 13.6 per cent in Norway, 6.2 per cent in Sweden and 4.9 per cent in Denmark.

Retail Sales indices. May 2008. 2000=100
  May 2008 Per cent
  April-May 2008 May 2007-May 2008 June 2006-May 2007-June 2007-May 2008 January-May 2007-January-May 2008
Retail sales value index exclude value added tax : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol  144.5   8.6 7.4 6.7
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers  140.1   6.9 6.6 5.3
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers  141.6 1.2 6.1 6.2 4.4
Internationale comparison
  Retail sales value index Retail sales, volume index. Seasonally adjusted numbers
  Change in per cent. April 2007-April 2008 Change in per cent
  April 2007-April 2008 March 2008-April 2008
Sweden 6.2 0.5 -1.7
Denmark 4.9 0.6 0.4
Norway 13.6 3.2 0.4