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Minor changes in retail sales
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Index of retail salesNovember 2014

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Minor changes in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.2 per cent from October to November last year. This follows an increase of 0.6 per cent from September to October.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
November 2014Change in per cent
October 2014 - November 2014November 2013 - November 2014September 2013 / November 2013 - September 2014 / November 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers129.80.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers135.10.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers131.82.72.0
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers144.44.03.5
Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Sales via mail order and the Internet, and the sale of clothes, shoes and other equipment were among the industries that showed an increase in sales volume from October to November last year. Grocery stores, however, had a decrease in sales volume during this period. This contributed to the moderate growth. Grocery stores contributed more than 35 per cent of total turnover in retail sales. Retail sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores also had a decline during this period.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 2.0 per cent in the period September-November 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2013.