In July 2011, the turnover declined in accommodation and food service activities and was broadly stable in the retail tradeSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - July 2011

In July 2011, the turnover decreased in accommodation and food service activities (–0.6 %). It was stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles or broadly stable in the other sectors : –0.1 % in household services and +0.1 % in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

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

In July 2011, the turnover decreased in accommodation and food service activities (–0.6 %). It was stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles or broadly stable in the other sectors : –0.1 % in household services and +0.1 % in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover grew in household services (+1.2 %). It was broadly steady, in accommodation and food service activities (+0.2 %) whereas it declined in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–2.2 %) and, to a lesser extent, in the retail trade (–0.5 %).

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover expanded in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+2.4 %), in the retail trade (+1.6 %), in households services (+1.5 %) and in accommodation and food services activities (+0.7 %).

According to our estimate, the turnover in the retail trade is expected to rise in August 2011 (+0.6 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

  • Source : INSEE

Please note that the « retail trade… » chart (47) includes the early estimate for August 2011.

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in June has been revised by –0.5 point in household services. The variation, initially announced at +0.5 %, has been corrected at 0.0 %. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by –0.1 point in accommodation and food service activities. The turnover has been confirmed in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles and in the retail trade.

Tableau 1 – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight July/ June June/ May q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.0 –2.6 –2.2 2.4
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.1 1.1 –0.5 1.6
471 Retail sale in non-specialised stores 415 –1.4 0.8 –1.5 –0.6
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialised stores 545 1.1 1.3 0.2 3.0
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 0.9 –0.5 –2.5 1.4
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.6 –0.5 0.2 0.7
R+S Households services 1000 –0.1 0.0 1.2 1.5
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 0.5 –0.3 3.4 4.7
S Other service activities 528 –0.6 0.4 –0.8 –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

Tableau 2 – Turnover indices: early estimate*

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Turnover indices: early estimate*
Change in %
Aug. 2011/ July 2011 Aug. 2011/ Aug. 2010
47 Retail trade… 0.6 1.4
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE