Retail Sales Index for Scotland (RSIS) 2017 Quarter 4
Retail Sales Index for Scotland (RSIS)
2017 Quarter 4
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland
Release Date: 31 January 2018
- During 2017 Quarter 4 the volume of retail sales adjusted for inflation and seasonal effects was flat in Scotland (0.0 per cent growth), following growth of 0.2% in the previous quarter.
- The value of retail sales in Scotland (adjusted for seasonal effects but not inflation) grew by 1.1 per cent during 2017 Quarter 4. This means that consumers paid more for goods, but received fewer goods in exchange.
- Over the year since 2016 Quarter 4, the volume of retail sales in Scotland has grown by 1.7%. Over the same period, the value of sales grew by 4.9%, and average retail store prices (the implied deflator) grew by 3.2%.
- The equivalent figures for retail sales volumes in Great Britain as a whole, produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), are growth of 0.4% in the latest quarter, and 1.0% over the year since 2016 Quarter 4.
- Quarterly results back to 2008 are available in the publication tables.
Page updated: Wednesday, January 31, 2018