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Increase in retail sales
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2014-11-28T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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Index of retail salesOctober 2014

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Increase in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.6 per cent from September to October this year. This follows a decrease of 0.1 per cent from August to September.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
October 2014Change in per cent
September 2014 - October 2014October 2013 - October 2014August 2013 / October 2013 - August 2014 / October 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers129.50.6
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers134.80.8
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers127.92.31.7
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers140.94.13.2
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Most industries had an increase in sales volume from September to October this year. Stores selling sports and leisure equipment and audio and video equipment contributed to the increase in sales volume. Retail outlets also contributed to the increase. Sales of books, clothes and shoes, however, had a slight decline from September to October this year.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 1.7 per cent in the period August-October 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2013.