Published on: 7 January 2019

5.3% increase in the sales of retail shops

In November 2018, the volume of sales in retail shops increased by 5.3% according to raw data and by 5.2% adjusted for calendar effects compared to the same period of the previous year. The volume of sales, adjusted for calendar effects, rose by 1.7% in specialized and non-specialized food shops, by 9.1% in non-food retail shops and by 5.6% in automotive fuel retailing. In January–November 2018, the volume of sales – also according to calendar adjusted data – was 6.3% higher than in the corresponding period of the previous year.

Volume indices on sales in retail shops

(Same period of the previous year=100.0)

(%)

Period Retail sales of food, drinks and tobacco Retail sales of non-food products Retail sales of automotive fuel Retail sales, total Retail sales, total, unadjusted (raw) data
adjusted for calendar effects
2017November103.6112.8103.5107.4107.5
December103.7111.7104.8107.0105.3
2017January–December103.2109.7103.1105.7105.4
2018January104.4112.5108.1107.8107.8
February103.6109.2109.8106.6106.6
March107.4107.4105.2107.2108.7
April102.4109.8108.6106.1104.4
May105.5109.8108.0107.7107.1
June103.1110.9105.8106.4106.8
July102.0109.3105.6105.3105.4
August104.5110.2106.2106.8106.3
September103.0107.7105.6105.4104.4
October103.9108.0104.4105.5106.4
November101.7109.1105.6105.2105.3
2018January–November103.8109.4106.5106.3106.2