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Retail sales increased in October
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2015-11-27T10:00:00.000Z
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 increased by 0.9 per cent from September to October 2015.

Index of retail salesOctober 2015

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Retail sales increased in October

The seasonally-adjusted volume index of retail sales increased by 0.9 per cent from September to October 2015. This follows after two months with a decline.

Retail Sales indices, 2005=100
October 2015Change in per cent
September 2015 - October 2015October 2014 - October 2015August 2014 / October 2014 - August 2015 / October 2015
 
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Seasonally adjusted numbers130.10.9
Retail sales volume index: Excluding motor vehicles and motorcycles and automotive fuel. Seasonally adjusted numbers135.31.0
Retail sales volume index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Workingday adjusted numbers128.40.50.3
Retail sales value index: Excluding sales of motor vehicles. Working days adjusted numbers145.43.33.4
"Figure 1. Retail sales volume index, seasonally adjusted and trend. 2005=100

Most of the industries had an increase in sales volume from September to October this year. Grocery stores and sales of ICT equipment and telecommunications equipment made a particular contribution to the increase during this period.

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

Working-day adjusted figures show that retail sales rose by 0.4 per cent in the period August-October 2015 compared to the same three-month period in 2014.