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Small increase in retail sales
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Index of retail salesDecember 2014

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Small increase in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.2 per cent from November to December last year. This is the same development as from October to November.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
December 2014Change in per cent
November 2014 - December 2014December 2013 - December 2014October 2013 / December 2013 - October 2014 / December 2014
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers130.00.2
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers135.20.1
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers164.12.62.5
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers177.43.73.9
"Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Grocery stores and sales of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores contributed in particular to the growth from November to December last year. Grocery stores contributed about 33 per cent of total turnover in retail sales. Sales of ICT equipment in specialised stores, furniture, electrical household appliances and building materials were among the industries that had a decline during this period.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 2.5 per cent in the period October-December 2014 compared to the same three-month period in 2013.

For the year as a whole, retail sale industries in total sold 1.7 per cent more in 2014 than in 2013.