Turnover in retail trade, Slovenia, March 2021

Growth of retail trade turnover in March 2021

In March 2021, volume turnover in retail trade was 3.4% higher than in the previous month and 24.0% higher than in March 2020.

  • 29 April 2021 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

Growth of retail trade turnover continued

After the high growth in February 2021, growth of retail trade turnover continued in March 2021. Volume turnover in retail trade was higher by 3.4%. The highest growth at the monthly level was recorded in retail trade with automotive fuel (by 3.6%). Volume turnover in retail trade with non-food products was after the high growth in February 2021 higher by 1.1%. Volume turnover in retail trade with food products remained at almost the same level as in the previous month.

Compared to March 2020, volume turnover in retail trade increased by 24.0%. In March 2020, most stores were closed for half a month due to the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic. Volume turnover in retail trade with non-food products was thus in March 2021 higher by a half at the annual level. Volume turnover in retail trade with automotive fuel was higher by 15.2% and in retail trade with food by 3.8%.

In the first quarter of this year, volume turnover in retail trade increased by 4.4% over the same period of the previous year. In retail trade with non-food products it was higher by 11.0% and in retail trade with food by 5.4%. Volume turnover in retail trade with automotive fuel decreased by 9.2%.


Growth of turnover from the sale of motor vehicles

Volume turnover from trade and repair of motor vehicles has grown since January 2021 on a monthly basis. In March 2021 it went up by 4.6% over the previous month. And it increased by 69.8% at the annual level, mostly due to the high fall of the sale of motor vehicles in March 2020; thus in the first quarter of 2021, it was by 10.8% higher than in the same period of last year.


SiStat tables with the latest data
Volume indices of retail trade turnover, Slovenia (Ø 2015=100)
Volume indices of retail trade turnover, Slovenia (Ø 2015=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
III 2021
II 2021
III 2021
III 2020
I-III 2021
I-III 2020
III 2021
Ø 2015
Total retail trade103.4124.0104.4130.6
  Total retail trade except automotive fuel102.4125.9108.4127.3
     food, beverages, tobacco100.3103.8105.4107.2
     non-food (except automotive fuel)101.1150.2111.0144.4
  Retail sale of automotive fuel in specialised stores103.6115.290.8124.8
Source: SURS
Volume indices of turnover in wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, Slovenia
III 2021
II 2021
III 2021
III 2020
I-III 2021
I-III 2020
III 2021
Ø 2015
Wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles104.6169.8110.8159.9
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.
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