Turnover in retail trade, Slovenia, December 2017

Retail trade sales in 2017 up by 8.2% over the previous year

Volume turnover in retail trade in December 2017 decreased by 2.3% compared to the previous month and increased by 1.7% compared to the same month of the previous year.

  • 1/31/2018
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  • provisional data
Volume turnover in retail trade in December 2017 lower at the monthly and higher at the annual level

In December 2017 volume turnover in retail trade decreased by 2.3% at the monthly level. The fall was mainly influenced by lower volume turnover in specialized stores with motor fuels (by 5.6%). Additionally, turnover in retail trade except automotive fuel decreased too (by 0.4%). The volume of sales in retail trade with non-food decreased by 1.5% over the previous month, while in retail trade with food slightly it increased (by 0.4%).

Compared to December 2016 volume turnover increased by 1.7%. The highest increase was recorded in retail trade except automotive fuel; the volume of sales in retail trade with non-food increased by 5.2% and in retail trade with food by 5.3%. At the annual level, in December 2017, in specialized stores with motor fuels, the biggest drop in volume turnover this year was recorded; the volume of sales of motor fuels decreased by 6.2% compared to December 2016.

In 2017 volume turnover in retail trade increased by 8.2% compared to the previous year, which is a 4.2 percentage points higher increase than in 2016 compared to 2015. The highest increase was recorded in specialized stores with motor fuels (by 16.7%), while volume turnover also increased in retail trade except automotive fuel (by 4.1%). The volume of sales in retail trade with food increased by 2.3% in 2017, which is a 3.3 percentage points higher increase than last year, and the sales of non-food increased by 5.7%, which is a 1.8 percentage points lower increase than last year.

Turnover in trade and repair of motor vehicles higher at the monthly and at the annual level

In December 2017 volume turnover in retail sale and repair of motor vehicles increased by 5.4% at the monthly level and by 21.7% at the annual level. Annual growth of volume turnover was the highest this year.

In 2017 volume turnover in retail sale and repair of motor vehicles was 15.9% higher than in the previous year. Growth somewhat declined compared to previous years, it was 6.4 percentage points lower than last year's growth.

Detailed data for December 2017 will be published in the SI-STAT Database on 28 February 2018. Together with this release the detailed data for retail trade and data for wholesale for November 2017 are published in the SI-STAT Database.
Volume indices of retail trade turnover, Slovenia (Ø 2010=100)
Volume indices of retail trade turnover, Slovenia (Ø 2010=100)
1) In the trend-cycle component the most recent data are unreliable (the end-point problem).
Source: SURS
Volume indices of retail trade turnover, Slovenia
XII 2017
XI 2017
XII 2017
XII 2016
I–XII 2017
I–XII 2016
XII 2017
Ø 2010
Total retail trade97.7101.7108.2108.5
  Total retail trade except automotive fuel99.6105.3104.198.7
     food, beverages, tobacco100.4105.3102.389.9
     non-food (except automotive fuel)98.5105.2105.7105.9
  Retail sale of automotive fuel in specialised stores94.493.8116.7149.7
Source: SURS
Volume indices of turnover in wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, Slovenia
XII 2017
XI 2017
XII 2017
XII 2016
I–XII 2017
I–XII 2016
XII 2017
Ø 2010
Wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles105.4121.7115.9200.5
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Data are seasonally adjusted.
Data for the last 10 months are provisional. With each release, the data for the last 10 months can be corrected and supplemented with new data.
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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