Turnover in service activities, Slovenia, April 2020

In April 2020 the largest drop in service turnover so far

The restrictions in force in service activities during the coronavirus epidemic in April 2020 led to the largest drop in turnover from the sale of services so far. Turnover was even lower than in the previous month; at the monthly level by 19.5% and at the annual level by as much as 30.3%.

  • 6/24/2020
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  • provisional data

In April 2020, at the monthly level the largest drop of turnover from the sale of services so far

In April 2020 turnover from the sale of services was 19.5% lower than in the previous month, which is the largest monthly drop in turnover in the entire observed period (from January 2000). Turnover decreased in all observed groups of service activities, most notably in those which due to government measures in April 2020 were not allowed to carry out their activities. The coronavirus epidemic completely paralyzed accommodation and food service activities, in which turnover fell by as much as 70.5% at the monthly level in April 2020. It was significantly lower both in accommodation (by 79.5%) and in food and beverage service activities (by 65.9%). Large drops in turnover were also recorded in professional, scientific and technical activities (by 24.3%) and in administrative and support service activities (by 22.5%), mainly due to a sharp fall in turnover in the activities of travel agencies (by 83.5%). Turnover was lower also in all other groups of service activities: in transportation and storage activities by 16.2%, in real estate business by 9.6% and in information and communication activities by 4.0%.

The largest drop of turnover from the sale of services so far also at the annual level

Turnover from the sale of services was also lower at the annual level. In April 2020 compared to April 2019 it was lower by as much as 30.3%, which was the largest decline at the annual level in service turnover in the entire observed period. As at the monthly level, also at the annual level the epidemic affected the most accommodation and food service activities. Compared to the same month last year, turnover decreased by 86.5% and was the lowest the entire observed period. It was significantly lower also in administrative and support service activities (by 40.6%), mainly due to a distinctly lower turnover in travel agencies. In these activities it was lower by as much as 95.5%. Turnover dropped also in transport and storage activities (by 27.4%), which was mainly due to the sharp drop in land passenger transport, which in April completely stopped. In professional, scientific and technical activities it was lower by 25.6% and in real estate activities by 18.6%.The least affected by the epidemic were information and communication activities, in which turnover was lower by 7.4%.

Value indices of turnover in service activities, Slovenia, (Ø 2015=100)
Value indices of turnover in service activities, Slovenia, (Ø 2015=100)
1) In the trend-cycle component the most recent data are unreliable (the end-point problem).
Source: SURS
Value indices of turnover in service activities, Slovenia
IV 2020
III 2020
IV 2020
IV 2019
I-IV 2020
I-IV 2019
IV 2020
Ø 2015
Total1)80.569.789.290.3
H Transportation and storage83.872.688.497.2
49 Land transport and transport via pipelines79.471.590.298
50 Water transportzzzz
51 Air transportzzzz
52 Warehousing and support activities for transportation95.381.589.5116.4
53 Postal and courier activities99.388.598.4106.2
I Accommodation and food service activities29.513.565.518.5
55 Accommodation20.58.963.610.9
56 Food and beverage service activities34.116.167.323.5
J Information and communication96.092.6100.0109.7
58 Publishing activities100.377.586.3104.8
59 Motion picture, video and TV programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities83.851.287.473.9
60 Programming and broadcasting activities96.287.496.0106.8
61 Telecommunications97.793.197.395.9
62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities97.299.2107.6136.6
63 Information service activities86.187.6104.2153.6
L Real estate activities90.481.493.0102.9
M Professional, scientific and technical activities1)75.774.497.894.9
69 Legal and accounting activities75.776.795.193.6
70.2 Management consultancy activities84.586.098.0138.3
71 Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis82.276.999.794.9
73 Advertising and market research66.763.398.882.8
74 Other professional, scientific and technical activities62.350.786.182.6
N Administrative and support service activities77.559.483.580.4
77 Rental and leasing activities75.754.390.3112.7
78 Employment activities95.772.682.893.5
79 Travel agency, tour operator reservation service and related activities16.54.549.85.8
80 Security and investigation activities99.198.0109.2113.9
81 Services to buildings and landscape activities90.279.191.598.9
81.2 Cleaning activities87.277.290.295.3
82 Office administrative, office support and other business support activities64.653.180.4102.2
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1) Service activities are covered according to Council Regulation concerning short-term statistics.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Data are seasonally adjusted, except for service activities: real estate activities (L68), rental and leasing activities (N77) and services to buildings and landscape activities (N81); data for these service activities are available since 2015, only original data are available because due to short time series these activities have not yet been seasonally adjusted.

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