In September 2011, the turnover fell in personal services and in the retail tradeSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - September 2011

In September 2011, the turnover declined in household services (–1.1 %), in accommodation and food services (–0.5 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.5 %). It grew in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.1 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In September 2011, the turnover declined in household services (–1.1 %), in accommodation and food services (–0.5 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.5 %). It grew in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.1 %).

Compared to Q2 2011 (q-o-q), the turnover of Q3 2011 grew in the retail trade (+0.8 %) and in household services (+0.3 %). It decreased in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7 %) whereas it was broadly stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.1 %).

Compared to Q3 2010 (y-o-y), the turnover of Q3 2011 expanded in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+2.4 %), in households services (+1.6 %) and in the retail trade (+1.4 %). Conversely, it was steady in accommodation and food services activities (+0.0 %).

According to our estimate, the turnover in the retail trade is expected to rise in October 2011 (+0.7 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

  • Source : INSEE

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

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in August has been revised by –0.5 point in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles. The variation, initially announced at +1.9 %, has been corrected at +1.4 %. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by –0.4 point in the retail trade, by –0.4 point in household services and by –0.4 point in accommodation and food service activities.

Tableau 1 – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight Sept./ Aug. Aug./ July q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
45 Trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 1.1 1.4 –0.1 2.4
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.5 0.8 0.8 1.4
471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 415 0.1 1.4 –0.8 –0.3
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialized stores 545 –1.0 0.4 1.8 2.5
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 –0.4 2.3 1.0 1.0
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.5 0.3 –0.7 0.0
R+S Households services 1000 –1.1 –0.4 0.3 1.6
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 –1.5 –1.6 0.2 3.4
S Other service activities 528 –0.8 0.8 0.2 –0.2
  • (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 %
Oct. 2011/ Sept. 2011 Oct. 2011/ Oct. 2010
47 Retail trade… 0.7 3.1
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE