Services producer price indices, Slovenia, 1st quarter 2019

In the 1st quarter of 2019, services producer prices 1.8% up at quarterly level and 2.5% up at annual level

In the first quarter of 2019, services producer prices were on average 1.8% higher than in the last quarter of 2018. Compared to the first quarter of 2018, the prices of services were also higher, on average by 2.5%.

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In the 1st quarter of 2019 services producer prices 1.8% higher than in the previous quarter
In the 1st quarter of 2019, services producer prices were on average 1.8% higher than in the 4th quarter of 2018. They increased the most in telecommunications (by 10.2%), followed by travel agency, tour operator reservation service and related activities (by 8.9%), employment activities (by 5.8%), and services to buildings and landscape activities (by 4.6%). Prices decreased the most in accommodation (by 4.8%).

In the 1st quarter of 2019 services producer prices 2.5% higher than in the same quarter of the previous year

In the 1st quarter of 2019, services producer prices were on average 2.5% higher at the annual level. Prices increased in almost all observed activities. They increased the most in travel agency, tour operator reservation service and related activities (by 9.6%), followed by telecommunications (by 9.0%), employment activities (by 8.1%), and services to buildings and landscape activities (by 7.3%). Prices decreased the most in rental and leasing activities (by 3.8%).
Annual growth rates, Slovenia
Annual growth rates, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Services producer price indices by activities, Slovenia
I–III 19
X–XII 18
I–III 19
I–III 18
I–III 19
Ø 15  
Total101.8102.5105.43
H49 Land transport and transport via pipelines101.3102.0102.56
49.4–81.2 Services required by STS regulation (for the service producer prices indicator)1)102.0102.8105.96
H50.1_H50.2 Sea and coastal water transport96.399.4107.99
H51 Air transport100.7106.8102.26
H52 Warehousing and support activities for transportation100.0100.1100.67
H53 Postal and courier activities100.4105.5114.24
I55 Accommodation95.2103.3109.84
I56 Food and beverage service activities100.1100.2102.05
J61 Telecommunications110.2109.0121.89
J62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities101.2100.2100.61
J63 Information service activities99.597.189.13
L68 Real estate activities102.4101.098.69
M69_M70.2 Legal, accounting and management consultancy activities100.3100.7103.38
M71 Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis101.5102.5109.74
M73 Advertising and market research99.7101.3102.26
N77 Rental and leasing activities95.996.295.98
N78 Employment activities105.8108.1106.47
N79 Travel agency, tour operator reservation service and related activities108.9109.6103.91
N80 Security and investigation activities102.9104.8108.40
N81 Services to buildings and landscape activities104.6107.3108.76
1) Index includes activities H49.4, H50.1, H50.2, H51, H52.1, H52.24, H53, J61, J62, J63, M69, M70.2, M71, M73, N78, N80 and N81.2.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
In the 1st quarter of 2019 some methodological changes in services producer price indices were made. As in the previous years, weights were changed. They are based on Structural Business Statistics data on turnover in 2017 recalculated to prices from the last quarter of 2018. Also lists of observed units and services were changed. The sample for 2019 contains 806 business entities and 4,262 prices of services.
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