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Further decline in retail sales
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2015-10-28T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption
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doi, Index of retail sales, retail sales, volume index, value index, retail trade, commodity trade, turnover (for example groceries, clothing, building materials)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, Income and consumption, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.8 per cent from August to September 2015.

Index of retail salesSeptember 2015

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Further decline in retail sales

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales decreased by 0.8 per cent from August to September 2015. This follows a decrease of 0.4 per cent from July to August this year.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
September 2015Change in per cent
August 2015 - September 2015September 2014 - September 2015July 2014 / September 2014 - July 2015 / September 2015
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers128.9-0.8
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers133.9-0.7
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers124.5-0.30.9
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers141.42.83.6
"Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Most industries had a decrease in sales volume from August to September this year. Grocery stores and sales at petrol stations made a particular contribution to the decline during this period.

Grocery stores contributed about 37 per cent of total turnover in retail sales. Retail sales of sports and leisure equipment on the other hand had an increase in the seasonally-adjusted volume index from August to September this year.

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.9 per cent in the period July-September 2015 compared to the same three-month period in 2014.