In October 2010, the turnover decreased in the retail trade but increased in household servicesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - October 2010

In October 2010, the turnover declined in accommodation and food services (–0.8 %), in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.7 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.3 ). Conversely, it bounced back in in household services (+1.1 %).

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No 4
Paru le : 04/01/2011

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

In October 2010, the turnover declined in accommodation and food services (–0.8 %), in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.7 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.3 ). Conversely, it bounced back in in household services (+1.1 %).

In the last three months, the turnover increased in the “retail trade…” (+1.0 %, q-o-q) and in accommodation and food service activities (+0.4 %). It was broadly steady in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.2 %) and in household services (–0.1 %).

The turnover exceeded its last year’s level in the “retail trade…” (+4.3 %, y-o-y), in accommodation and food services activities (+2.2 %) and, to a lesser extent, in households services (+0.5 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles (+0.3 %).

According to our estimate, the turnover in the “retail trade…” is expected to rise in November 2010 (+0.7 %).

The SA-WDA evolution in September has been revised by +0.1 point in the “retail trade...” and by –0.1 point in accommodation and food services activities. In the same period, the turnover’s variation has been confirmed in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and in household services.

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

  • Source : INSEE

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

Tab1_anglais – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight Oct./ Sept. Sept./ Aug. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.7 –0.4 0.2 0.3
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.3 0.5 1.0 4.3
471 Retail sale in non-specialised stores 415 –0.2 1.1 0.0 2.4
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialised stores 545 –0.3 0.3 1.8 5.8
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 –1.1 –1.1 0.9 2.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.8 –0.6 0.4 2.2
R+S Households services 1000 1.1 –0.5 –0.1 0.5
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 2.0 –1.0 –0.4 1.1
S Other service activities 528 0.3 0.0 0.2 –0.1
  • (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*

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Turnover indices: early estimate*
Change in %
Nov. 2010/ Oct. 2010 Nov. 2010/ Nov. 2009
47 Retail trade… 0.7 4.8
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE