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Retail Sales Index 2012 Q3

 

RETAIL SALES INDEX FOR SCOTLAND
3rd QUARTER 2012

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

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Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 31 October 2012

For a Portable Document Format (.pdf) version of the statistical bulletin, use the following link: RSI 2012Q3 PDF

To download the tables in Excel format, use the following link: RSI 2012Q3 XLS

 

Scottish Retail Sales Index – main findings

Scottish retail sales increased by 0.9 per cent in volume terms during the third quarter of 2012. On an annual basis, comparing the most recent four quarters to the previous four quarters (4Q-on-4Q), retail sales volumes grew by 1.1 per cent.

The value of retail sales in Scotland, without adjusting for inflation, grew by 1.0 per cent during the third quarter of 2012, and grew by 2.1 per cent annually (4Q-on-4Q).

Retail Sales in Great Britain

Across Great Britain as a whole, retail sales grew by 0.7 per cent in volume terms during the third quarter of 2012, and grew by 1.5 per cent annually (4Q-on-4Q).

The value of retail sales in Great Britain, without adjusting for inflation, increased by 1.0 per cent during the third quarter of 2012, and grew by 3.3 per cent annually (4Q-on-4Q).