Aggregate in-store retail sales increased due to rising retail sales in non-specialized shops and food, beverages and tobacco shops

Changes in the turnover value of retail trade and food services, 15 January - 12 February 2021

Even a dynamic expansion in mail order and internet retail sales could not offset the decreasing volume of in-store retail sales every month

Contribution to how the volume of retail sales changes, 2020

Online sales of in-store retailers grew above average, in terms of volume

Volume change in mail order and internet retailing

Retail sales in December increased in more than half of the districts compared to a year earlier

Value index of district-level retail turnover, December 2020
(same period of previous year = 100%)
Value index of district-level retail turnover, December 2020

Retail sales typically declined in county seats compared to December 2019

Value index of retail trade in Hungary, December 2020
(same period of previous year = 100%)
Value index of retail trade in Hungary, December 2020

The loss of foreign tourist spending and sustained work from home have strongly reduced retail sales in the inner districts

Change in retail turnover in Budapest, December 2020
(same period of previous year = 100%)
Change in retail turnover in Budapest, December 2020