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Stable retail sales
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Index of retail salesJanuary 2014

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Stable retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales showed an increase of 0.1 per cent from December 2013 to January 2014. The long-term trend shows a relatively flat development for the second half of last year.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
January 2014Change in per cent
December 2013 - January 2014January 2013 - January 2014November 2012 / January 2013 - November 2013 / January 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers126.40.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers131.30.0
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers117.90.10.7
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers126.42.42.2
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend

Stores selling sports equipment, games and toys, amongst other things, showed an increase in sales volume from December 2013 to January 2014. Grocery stores also showed a minor growth during this period.

Sales via mail order and the Internet and sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores experienced a decrease in sales volume during the period.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.7 per cent in the period November 2013-January 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2012-2013.