In July 2012, the turnover declined in the household services and in accommodation and food service activitiesSales volume in the retail trade and personal services - July 2012

In July 2012, the turnover decreased compared to June in the household services (–1.0 %), in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.5 %). Conversely, it rose in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.3 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In July 2012, the turnover decreased compared to June in the household services (–1.0 %), in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.5 %). Conversely, it rose in the retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.3 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover fell in accommodation and food service activities (–0.7 %) and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.4 %). It was broadly steady in the household services (–0.1 %). It grew in the retail trade (+1.8 %).

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover decreased in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (–3.8 %), in accommodation and food services activities (–3.7 %) and in the household services (–2.2 %). On the contrary, it grew in the retail trade (+2.6 %).

According to our early estimate, the turnover in the retail trade is expected to decline in August 2012 (–1.0 %).

Graph1_Anglais – Retail trade and personal services

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

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in June has been revised by +0.1 point in the trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles and in accommodation and food service activities. These variations, respectively announced at +0.1 % and +1.0 % last month, have been corrected at +0.2 % and +1.1 %. These corrections are due to the coefficients SA-WDA’s updating.

Tab1_anglais – 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 –0.5 0.2 –0.4 –3.8
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 1.3 0.5 1.8 2.6
471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores 415 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.5
472 to 477 Retail sale in specialized stores 545 1.9 0.8 2.7 4.0
478 and 479 Retail trade not in stores 40 –0.4 –0.6 0.5 2.0
I Accommodation and food service activities 1000 –0.7 1.1 –0.7 –3.7
R+S Household services 1000 –1.0 –0.3 –0.1 –2.2
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 472 –2.6 0.1 0.3 –3.4
S Other service activities 528 0.3 –0.6 –0.5 –1.1
  • (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 different 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 %
Aug. 2012/ July 2012 Aug. 2012/ Aug. 2011
47 Retail trade… –1.0 1.5
  • * Econometric estimate from a set of sources available within 30 days after the end of the reference month
  • Source: INSEE