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Increase in retail sales
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2013-02-28T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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Index of retail salesJanuary 2013

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Increase in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 1.0 per cent from December 2012 to January 2013. This follows a six month period with minor growth.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
January 2013Change in per cent
December 2012 - January 2013January 2012 - January 2013November 2011 / January 2012 - November 2012 / January 2013
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers125.11.0
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and sales on petrol station. Seasonally adjusted numbers129.61.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Not seasonally adjusted numbers114.52.50.9
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and sales on petrol station. Not seasonally adjusted numbers118.32.70.9
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles120.62.71.0
Retail sale value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles and sales on petrol station120.33.00.8
Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2006-2012

Sales of furniture, domestic electric appliances and building materials contributed the most to the increase from December 2012 to January 2013. The volume index for sales of leisure goods, such as sports equipment, on the other hand showed a decrease during this period.

The non-adjusted volume index increased by 0.9 per cent in the three-month period from November 2012 to January 2013 compared to the same period in 2011-2012.

The Index of retail sales - objective and scopeOpen and readClose

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 are the sale of food, beverages, clothing, shoes, domestic electrical appliances, furniture, building equipment and so on.

Value indices and volume indices Open and readClose

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 figuresOpen and readClose

With regard to seasonal adjustment, previously published seasonally-adjusted figures may be revised when new figures for a new month in the series are published.