In June, the turnover decreased in the retail trade but expanded in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles and in household servicesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - June 2010

In June 2010, the turnover rose in household services (+1.0%) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.7 %). It decreased in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles ( 1.2 %), after rising for 4 months. Also, it slightly dipped in accomodation and food service activities (–0.2 %).

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No 215
Paru le : 02/09/2010

Every index in this issue is in volume, seasonally and working-day ajusted.

In June 2010, the turnover rose in household services (+1.0%) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.7 %). It decreased in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.2 %), after rising for 4 months. Also, it slightly dipped in accomodation and food service activities (–0.2 %).

Compared to Q1 2010, the turnover of Q2 2010 grew in the “retail trade…” (+1.1%, q-o-q) and in accommodation and food service activities (+0.8%). It slightly increased in household services (+0.2%) and was stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (0.0%).

Compared to Q2 2009, the turnover of Q2 2010 was up in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+3.7 %, y-oy). However, since the drop between April and October 2008, the upturn was subdued. The turnover also expanded in “the retail trade…” (+2.9 %) and in accommodation and food service activities (+2.4 %). It was broadly steady in household services (+0.1 %)

According to our early estimate, the turnover in the “retail trade…” is expected to increase in July 2010 (+2.1 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personnal service

  • Source : INSEE

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

Tab1_anglais – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight June/ May May/ April q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.7 0.0 0.0 3.7
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –1.2 0.6 1.1 2.9
471 Retail sale in non-specialised stores 415 –1.4 0.6 0.9 2.2
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialised stores 545 –1.3 0.8 1.3 3.4
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 0.3 –0.2 0.0 1.5
I Accomodation and food service activities 1000 –0.2 0.3 0.8 2.4
R+S Households services 1000 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.1
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 2.3 0.6 0.7 1.7
S Other service activities 528 –0.2 0.2 –0.2 –1.3
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
  • The codes correspond to differents levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev.2.
  • Source: INSEE

Tabprecoce_anglais – Turnover indices: early estimate*

Base year 2005, SA-WDA, volume
Turnover indices: early estimate*
Change in %
July 2010/ June 2010 July 2010/ July 2009
47 Retail trade… 2.1 4.3
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE