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Retail Sales Report Quarter 2 2012

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 12 Sep 2012
Prepared internally, no external cost


​​The Retail Sales Survey was launched in April 2007 and collects information on the performance of the Island's retail sector on a quarterly basis. It provides an early short term measure of economic activity in Jersey.

On an annual basis:

  • the seasonally adjusted total volume of retail sales in Jersey in Q2 2012 was 7% lower than in the corresponding quarter of 2011
  • this represents the fourth consecutive quarter in which the total volume of retail sales has declined on an annual basis
  • the predominantly food and non-food sectors have each recorded four consecutive quarters of a decline in the volume of retail sales on an annual basis

On a quarterly basis:

  • the seasonally adjusted total volume of retail sales in Jersey in Q2 2012 was 2% higher than in the previous quarter (Q1 2012)
  • the food sector recorded essentially no change in volume compared with Q1 2012
  • the non-food sector recorded a quarterly increase of 2%, the first quarterly increase for more than a year.

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