In June 2012, the turnover rose in accommodation and food service activities and in the retail tradeSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - June 2012

In June 2012, the turnover grew compared to May in accommodation and food service activities (+1.0 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.5 %). It was broadly stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.1 %). It weakened in the household services (–0.3 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In June 2012, the turnover grew compared to May in accommodation and food service activities (+1.0 %) and in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.5 %). It was broadly stable in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.1 %). It weakened in the household services (–0.3 %).

Compared to Q1 2012 (q-o-q), the turnover of Q2 2012 fell in accommodation and food service activities (–1.9 %), in the household services (–1.0 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.9 %). It was steady in the retail trade (0.0 %).

Compared to Q2 2011 (y-o-y), the turnover of Q2 2012 was down in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–4.2 %), in accommodation and food services activities (–4.0 %) and, to a lesser extent, in the household services (–1.4 %). Conversely, it grew in the retail trade (+0.8 %).

According to our estimate, the turnover in the retail trade is expected to increase in July 2012 (+0.8 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

  • Please note that the « retail trade… » chart (47) includes the early estimate for July 2012.
  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in May has been revised by –0.2 point in accommodation and food service activities. The variation, initially announced at +0.2 %, has been corrected at 0.0 %. The correction is due to the coefficients SA-WDA’s updating in the sector of restaurants and mobile food service activities. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by +0.2 point in the household services and by –0.1 point in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles.

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 0.1 –0.1 –0.8 –4.2
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.5 2.0 0.0 0.8
471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 415 0.2 0.7 –0.3 –1.3
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialized stores 545 0.7 2.9 0.2 2.1
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 –0.5 1.9 –0.6 1.6
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 1.0 0.0 –1.9 –4.0
R+S Household services 1000 –0.3 1.8 –1.0 –1.4
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 0.2 1.7 0.0 –1.0
S Other service activities 528 –0.7 1.8 –1.7 –1.6
  • (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 different levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev.2.
  • Source: INSEE

Tabprecoce_anglais – Turnover indices: early estimate* for July 2012

SA-WDA volume, Base year 2005
Turnover indices: early estimate* for July 2012
Change in %
July 2012/ June 2012 July 2012/ July 2011
47 Retail trade… 0.8 3.2
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE