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Increase in retail sales in May
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2011-06-30T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of 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 retail salesMay 2011

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Increase in retail sales in May

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

Retail sales volume index seasonally adjusted. 2002-2011

The non-adjusted volume index increased by 6.8 per cent from May 2010 to May 2011. During the same period, the volume index, excluding petrol stations, rose by 7.7 per cent.

From May last year to May this year the value index increased by 6.8 per cent.

Retail Sales indices. May 2011. 2005=100
  May 2011 Per cent
  April 2011-
May 2011
May 2010-
May 2011
June 2009-May 2010-
June 2010-May 2011
January-May 2010-
January-May 2011
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles.
Seasonally adjusted numbers
 119.6 1.2      
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and
sales on petrol station. Seasonally adjusted numbers
 123.9 1.6      
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles.
Not seasonally adjusted numbers
 117.9   6.8 2.3 2.7
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and
sales on petrol station. Not seasonally adjusted numbers
 121.0   7.7 2.9 3.2
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles  128.0   6.8 2.3 3.0
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and
sales on petrol station
 127.3   6.8 2.3 2.7

The Index of retail sales - objective and scope

The objective of the Index of retail sales is to describe the value and volume development in retail sales, excluding sales of motor vehicles. Retail sales consist of enterprises involved in the sale of new and used goods to private households. The sale is executed from either a fixed or moveable sales outlet, a market place or via the Internet or mail order. Examples of retail sales can be: sale of food, beverages, clothing, shoes, domestic electrical appliances, furniture, building equipment and so on.

Value indices and volume indices 

Value indices show the development in turnover not adjusted for changes in prices. Volume indices show the development in turnover corrected for price changes. This is also referred to as the development in fixed prices.

Seasonally-adjusted numbers

Regarding seasonal adjustment, previously published seasonally-adjusted numbers may be revised when new numbers for a new month in the series are published.

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