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3rd QUARTER 2016

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

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Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 26th October 2016


Scottish Retail Sales Index – main findings

Retail sales in Scotland increased by 2.1 per cent in volume terms during the third quarter of 2016.

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter to the same quarter of the previous year (2016 Q3 on 2015 Q3), retail sales volumes grew by 4.9 per cent.

The value of Scottish retail sales, without adjusting for inflation, during the third quarter of 2016 grew by 2.1 per cent from the previous quarter, and grew by 3.2 per cent comparing the latest quarter to the same quarter of the previous year.

A printable version (.pdf) of the statistical bulletin is available.

The results tables (.xls) are available to download in excel format.