This is an archived release.
Slight decline in retail sales
The seasonally adjusted index of retail sales decreased by 0.6 per cent from June to July this year.
The volume index not adjusted rose by 4.7 per cent from July 2007 to July 2008. In the same period, the value index increased by 7.4 per cent.
|July 2007||Per cent|
|June-July 2008||July 2007-July 2008||August 2006-July 2007-August 2007-July 2008||January -July 2007-January -July 2008|
|Retail sales value index exclude value added tax: Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol||145.1||7.4||6.1||5.3|
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor
vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers
|Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers||139.7||-0.6||1.5||4.7||3.2|