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Sale of building materials up 3.7 per cent
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Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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Index of wholesale and retail salesMay 2001

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Sale of building materials up 3.7 per cent

The total value index of retail sales decreased by 0.8 per cent in May 2001 compared with May 2000. Sales of hardware, paints and glass increased by 3.7 per cent in the same period.

Retail sales figures exclude motor vehicles and petrol.

Sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores increased by 2.2 per cent from May 2000 to May 2001. Retail sales in non-specialised stores, which mainly include grocery stores increased by 1.5 per cent in the same period. Retail sale of new goods in specialised stores decreased by 2.7 per cent from May 2000 to May 2001. This sector includes clothing, shoes, electrical goods, furniture and building materials. May 2001 includes one trading day less than May 2000.

The total value index of retail sales decreased by 3.5 per cent in May 2001 compared with May 2000 and the price index rose by 2.8 per cent in the same period. Seasonally adjusted volume index of retail trade rose by 0.3 per cent from April to May 2001.

The final retail sales value index for May is 0.2 per cent lower than the preliminary figure published June 22.

 

Retail Sales indices. May 2001. Final figures. 1995=100
 
 May
2001
Per cent
 April-
May 2001
May 2000-
May 2001
June 1999-May 2000-
June 2000-May 2001
January-May 2000-
January-May 2001
 
Retail sales value index : Total excluding motor vehicles and petrol129,6 -0,81,61,3
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Not seasonally adjusted numbers115,7 -3,5-0,9-1,7
Retail sales volume index: Total, excluding motor vehicles and petrol. Seasonally adjusted numbers117,30,3-1,7-0,1-0,9