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Preliminary Retail Sales Index, August 2021

Business/Business group (NACE-code) Current prices change % Volume change % Volume change, working-day adjusted % Volume change, seasonally adjusted %
  August[1] 2021[2] August[1] 2021[2] August[1] 2021[2] August[3] June-August[4]
Mostly food, excl. state owned liquor stores (47.11 + 47.2 exkl. 47.25) 3.0 2.0 2.2 1.4 2.5 1.8 0.7 0.9
Non-specialized stores, mostly food (47.11) 2.2 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.7 1.6 ‑0.1 0.8
Specialized stores excl. state owned liquor stores (47.2 excl. 47.25) 14.6 5.1 13.4 4.0 13.8 4.5 4.3 6.2
Mostly durables (47.19 + 47.4-47.9) 12.1 10.6 12.1 10.3 10.6 10.7 1.6 0.6
Pharmaceutical, cosmetics etc. (47.73-75) 7.6 2.7 10.6 4.8 8.8 5.3 ‑0.6 3.0
Medical and cosmetics (47.74-75) 14.2 8.1 13.8 6.9 13.7 7.4 ‑0.9 7.9
Household equipment sales (47.5) 10.7 10.4 7.4 8.1 6.0 8.5 1.7 ‑3.6
Clothing stores (47.71) 25.4 13.8 19.9 8.3 20.2 8.8 1.9 6.4
Shoe and leather goods shops (47.72) 16.4 10.1 12.1 5.7 12.1 6.3 ‑4.2 19.9
Book stores (47.61-62) 4.6 2.5 ‑1.1 ‑1.9 ‑2.3 ‑1.5 0.1 ‑1.5
Total retail trade (47 excl. 47.3) 7.7 6.9 7.4 6.5 6.6 6.9 0.7 0.1
Retail trade (47 excl. 47.25, 47.3, 47.73) 8.4 7.3 7.8 6.7 7.3 7.1 0.9 ‑0.1
Retail sale in non-specialized stores (47.1) 3.9 2.5 3.1 1.8 3.3 2.2 ‑0.2 1.4

1) Compared with the same month last year

2) The period from January up to and including the current month compared with the same period last year

3) Compared with previous month

4) Mean index during the period compared to the previous three-month period

. = Figures are too uncertain to be published.

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Source
SCB

Last updated
2021-09-28

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