In December 2009, the turnover increases in the retail trade and in accomodation and food service activitiesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - December 2009

In December, the turnover rises in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.7%) and in accomodation and food service activities (+0.6%).It is stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles(0.0%), whereas it decreases in households services (–1.0%).

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No 63
Paru le : 03/03/2010

Every indices in this issue are in volume, seasonnally and working-day ajusted.

In December, the turnover rises in the retail trade except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.7%) and in accomodation and food service activities (+0.6%). It is stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (0.0%), whereas it decreases in households services (–1.0%).

In Q4 2009, the turnover expands in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motocycles (+1.0%, q-o-q). It slightly rises in the “retail trade…” (+0.3%) while it declines in accomodation and food service activities (–0.6%) and in households services (–0.6%).

Compared to the same quarter one year before, the turnover is down in accomodation and food service activities (–2.2%, y-o-y) and in households services (-0.8%). Conversely, it stands at higher level in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+2.4%) and, to a lesser extent, in the “retail trade…” (+0.8%).

According to our early estimate, the turnover in the “retail trade…” would be steady in January 2010 (0.0%).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

  • Source : INSEE

Please note that the « retail trade… » chart (47) includes the early estimate for January 2010.

Tab1_anglais – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification Naf rev.2 Weight Dec./ Nov. Nov./ Oct. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0,0 0,5 1,0 2,4
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0,7 –0,6 0,3 0,8
471 Retail sale in non-specialised stores 415 0,7 –0,2 0,2 –0,5
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialised stores 545 0,6 –0,9 0,3 1,7
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 0,7 1,0 2,1 1,6
I Accomodation and food service activities 1000 0,6 –0,7 –0,6 –2,2
R+S Households services 1000 –1,0 1,9 –0,6 –0,8
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 –1,3 3,4 –0,5 0,4
S Other service activities 528 –0,5 0,4 –0,7 –1,7
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter : last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year : last three months / three same months of previous year.
  • The codes correspond to differents levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev.2.
  • Source : INSEE

Tabprecoce_anglais – Turnover indices : early estimate*

SA-WDA, volume, Base year 2005
Turnover indices : early estimate*
Change in %
Jan. 10/Dec. 09 Jan. 10/Jan. 09
47 Retail trade… 0.0 1.0
  • * econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month.
  • Source : INSEE