27 septembre 2019
N° 2019-259

In July 2019, services output bounced back (+0.5%)Index of services production - July 2019

In July 2019, output in services bounced back (+0.5% after −0.3% in June).

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In July 2019, output in services bounced back (+0.5% after −0.3% in June).

Services output increased over the last three months

Over the last three months (May to July), services production increased by 0.4% compared to the previous three months.

It increased sharply in household services (+3.0%) and in information and communication (+1.1%). Il also went up in business support activities (+0.4%): it rose in administrative and business service activities (+0.6%) and more slightly in specialised, scientific and technical activities (+0.2%). Output decreased in accommodation and food services activities (−0.9%), in transportation and storage (−0.4%) and in real estate activities (−0.5%).

Index of services production

Index of services production ()
Business support (MN) Transportation and storage (H) Accommodation & food service (I) Information-communication (J) All services (SPI)
2015-01 96.82 97.89 97.6 98.67 97.61
2015-02 99.25 101.02 98.34 98.9 99.2
2015-03 99.12 99.98 98.27 99.3 99.52
2015-04 99.45 99.08 99.97 100.72 99.72
2015-05 100.63 98.86 101.37 97.98 99.66
2015-06 99.91 100.69 100.68 100.18 99.67
2015-07 102.75 99.9 99.47 98.69 100.97
2015-08 99.01 99.64 100.84 100.28 99.34
2015-09 101.28 101.3 100.24 100.07 100.58
2015-10 99.84 99.76 100.57 100.39 100.64
2015-11 101.45 101.48 99.99 101.51 101.32
2015-12 100.5 100.4 102.65 103.31 101.75
2016-01 101.89 100.43 101.4 102.57 101.33
2016-02 103.15 103.59 102.48 104.89 103.87
2016-03 100.05 101.96 102.88 103.46 101.22
2016-04 100.54 100.23 101.86 101.37 100.68
2016-05 102.15 101.65 102.72 103.09 102.14
2016-06 102.57 99.84 102.62 103.78 102.14
2016-07 100.07 100.31 102.7 104.27 101.15
2016-08 105.04 103.23 103.19 105.15 104.13
2016-09 103.0 99.01 103.8 105.61 102.86
2016-10 102.7 101.84 103.1 103.01 101.8
2016-11 104.51 102.99 103.54 105.57 104.43
2016-12 103.19 102.33 105.09 105.69 104.24
2017-01 106.09 104.52 105.27 104.58 104.99
2017-02 105.07 102.61 106.23 107.7 105.14
2017-03 107.24 104.47 107.82 110.16 106.89
2017-04 103.17 101.58 107.11 106.48 103.83
2017-05 108.97 106.87 106.56 110.21 107.32
2017-06 107.63 104.54 106.46 109.06 106.5
2017-07 107.83 106.48 107.98 112.32 108.08
2017-08 107.89 104.78 109.13 110.63 107.41
2017-09 108.4 104.09 108.3 112.13 107.56
2017-10 108.94 105.99 109.66 109.67 107.93
2017-11 108.64 104.81 112.39 112.2 108.87
2017-12 111.9 105.92 110.32 113.95 109.92
2018-01 112.09 109.46 112.72 114.03 111.68
2018-02 109.63 105.44 109.67 114.18 109.07
2018-03 109.89 106.24 111.64 113.55 109.22
2018-04 114.19 106.26 111.59 116.85 111.83
2018-05 111.74 103.24 113.2 115.59 110.6
2018-06 113.56 106.9 111.63 116.83 111.32
2018-07 111.12 106.94 110.12 118.06 110.37
2018-08 114.9 108.72 112.78 117.23 113.55
2018-09 116.52 107.9 114.3 117.6 113.68
2018-10 116.02 109.16 114.29 121.21 114.21
2018-11 116.49 108.19 114.43 119.46 114.0
2018-12 116.86 109.16 115.47 118.4 114.33
2019-01 113.89 108.28 116.01 120.2 113.13
2019-02 116.38 109.14 117.29 119.75 114.83
2019-03 117.64 108.8 118.21 121.31 115.84
2019-04 117.44 109.51 116.92 120.39 115.07
2019-05 117.74 109.14 115.7 122.07 115.71
2019-06 116.98 108.37 119.27 120.67 115.38
2019-07 118.05 108.49 114.32 122.62 115.99

Index of services production

  • Sources: DGFiP, INSEE.

Output grew strongly over a year

In services, output of the last three months rose strongly over a year (+4.5%).

It went up strongly in business support (+4.9%), be it in specialised, scientific and technical activities (+4.5%) or in administrative and business service activities (+5.4%). It also grew sharply in information and communication (+4.2%), in household services (+7.3%), in transportation and storage (+2.8%), in accommodation and food service activities (+4.3%) and in real estate activities (+3.2%).

Variation in the services production

2015 based, SA-WDA
Variation in the services production (2015 based, SA-WDA)
Nace classification Weight (1) Change in %
Jul./Jun. Jun./May q-o-q (2) y-o-y (3)
Index of services production 10000 0.5 -0.3 0.4 4.5
H Transportation and storage 1504 0.1 -0.7 -0.4 2.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 870 -4.2 3.1 -0.9 4.3
J Information and communication 1635 1.6 -1.2 1.1 4.2
L Real estate activities 964 -1.9 1.0 -0.5 3.2
M+N Business support 4289 0.9 -0.6 0.4 4.9
M Specialised, scientific and technical activities 2540 -0.1 -1.2 0.2 4.5
N Administrative and business service activities 1748 2.3 0.2 0.6 5.4
R+S Household services 738 4.9 -0.8 3.0 7.3
  • (1) Weight (10 000 = H…S excepting K, O, P, Q)
  • (2) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / previous three months
  • (3) Year-on-year: last three months / same three months of previous year
  • Sources: DGFiP, INSEE

In July 2019, rebound in business support

In July 2019, output in business support activities rebounded (+0.9% after −0.6%).

Output increased sharply in administrative and business support activities (+2.3% after +0.2%). This increase was driven by all sub-sections, especially by rental and leasing activities (+5.1% after +0.4%), security and investigation (+5.3% after −4.1%), employment activities (+0.6% after +0.4%), services to building and landscape activities (+1.3% after −1.7%), other administrative and business support activities (+0.4% after +1.2%) and travel agency, tour operator (+1.2% after +9.4%).

Output was near stable in specialised, scientific and technical activities (−0.1% after −1.2% in June). Activities of head offices and management consultancy (+4.8% after −2.2%), legal and accounting activities (+1.7% after +0.5%) and other professional, scientific and technical activities (+3.1% after −2.6%) grew sharply whereas output decreased again in the architecture and engineering activities (−5.1% after −0.4%), in scientific research and development (−3.8% after −2.2%), and in advertising and market research (−2.9% after −0.5%).

Strong rise in household services

In July 2019, output in household services recovered strongly (+4.9% after −0.8%). It bounced back strongly in arts, entertainment and recreation (+8.8% after −1.2%) whereas it dwindled in other personal services production (−2.7% after +0.2%).

Sharp rebound in information and communication

Output in information and communication turned up sharply in July 2019 (+1.6% after −1.2%). It rebounded in computer programming (+2.9% after −1.0%), in motion picture, sound recording, music publishing (+3.4% after −1.7%), in information services (+2.1% after −2.9%) and in edition (+1.1% after −0.7%). It diminished again in telecommunications (−0.9% after −0.9%) and in programming and broadcasting activities (−2.3% after −1.4%).

Near-stability in transportation and storage

Output in transportation and storage was near stable in July 2019 (+0.1% after −0.7%). It bounced back in land transport (+0.9% after −0.2%) and in postal and courier activities (+4.4% after −5.1%) but folded in warehousing and support for transportation (−0.9% after +0.2%) and in water transport (−6.2% after +4.1%). It declined again in air transport (−1.5% after −5.2%).

Strong withdrawal in accommodation and food service activities

In July 2019, output in accommodation and food services dwindled strongly (−4.2% after +3.1%), be it in food and beverage service activities (−2.8% after +1.2%) or in accommodation (−8.7% after +10.0%).

Variation in the services production

2015 based, SA-WDA
Variation in the services production (2015 based, SA-WDA)
Nace classification Weight (1) Jul. 19 Change in %
Jul./Jun. Jun./May q-o-q(2)
Index of services production 10000 116.0 0.5 -0.3 0.4
H transportation and storage 1504 108.5 0.1 -0.7 -0.4
49 Land transport… 715 112.7 0.9 -0.2 -0.3
50 Water transport 36 128,0 -6.2 4.1 -3.5
51 Air transport 115 104.4 -1.5 -5.2 -2.0
52 Warehousing and support for transportation 504 107.7 -0.9 0.2 0.3
53 Postal and courier activities 135 87.5 4.4 -5.1 -1.8
I Accommodation and food service activities 870 114.3 -4.2 3.1 -0.9
55 Accommodation 205 104.0 -8.7 10.0 -1.6
56 Food and beverage service activities 664 117.5 -2.8 1.2 -0.7
J Information-communication 1635 122.6 1.6 -1.2 1.1
58 Publishing activities 208 113.1 1.1 -0.7 2.9
59 Motion picture, sound recording, music publishing 119 112.7 3.4 -1.7 0.5
60 Programming and broadcasting activities 71 106.6 -2.3 -1.4 -2.8
61 Telecommunications 415 104.0 -0.9 -0.9 0.4
62 Computer programming... 720 137.6 2.9 -1.0 1.8
63 Information services 102 134.8 2.1 -2.9 -2.1
L Real estate activities 964 102.0 -1.9 1.0 -0.5
M Specialised, scientific and technical activities 2540 114.1 -0.1 -1.2 0.2
69 Legal and accounting activities 502 120.5 1.7 0.5 0.7
70 Activities of head offices and management consultancy 739 120.7 4.8 -2.2 1.9
71 Architecture and engineering activities 491 108.0 -5.1 -0.4 -1.4
72 Scientific research and development 559 102.3 -3.8 -2.2 -1.8
73 Advertising and market research 146 98.5 -2.9 -0.5 -3.4
74 Other professional, scientific and technical activities 79 162.9 3.1 -2.6 7.3
75 Veterinary activities 26 111.6 -4.0 -0.3 -1.3
N Administrative and business service activities 1748 123.8 2.3 0.2 0.6
77 Rental and leasing activities 526 128.2 5.1 0.4 0.7
78 Employment activities 502 131.2 0.6 0.4 0.1
79 Travel agency, tour operator 35 106.4 1.2 9.4 1.6
80 Security and investigation 104 116.2 5.3 -4.1 -0.7
81 Services to building and landscape activities 245 117.0 1.3 -1.7 0.1
82 Other administrative and business support activities 336 114.7 0.4 1.2 2.3
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 460 137.7 8.8 -1.2 5.1
S Other personal services 278 103.8 -2.7 0.2 -1.1
  • (1) Weight (10 000 = H…S excepting K, O, P, Q)
  • (2) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / previous three months
  • Sources: DGFiP, INSEE

Revisions

The month-on-month variation rate of the index of services production in June 2019 remained unchanged at −0.3 %, after being rounded.

Revision of variations

in percentage points
Revision of variations (in percentage points)
Jun./May May/Apr. Apr./Mar. Q2 2019/Q1 2019 2018/ 2017
Services production 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.07 -0.01
Raw series 0.02 0.05 0.00 0.12 -0.01
SA-WDA parameters -0.01 -0.01 0.01 -0.05 0.00
  • How to read: in the services industries, the SA-WDA variation in output between May 2019 and June 2019 is revised by +0.01 points: +0.02 points due to the revisions of raw data and –0.01 points due to the update of SA-WDA parameters
  • Sources: DGFiP. INSEE

For further information

Next issue: 25 October 2019 at 12h00

Documentation

Services Prod index (pdf, 35 Ko)

Turnover indices (pdf, 28 Ko)

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