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Retail sales report quarter four (Q4) 2012

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 06 Mar 2013
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 Q4 2012 was 1% lower than in the corresponding quarter of 2011
  • the predominantly food sector recorded its first increase in volume on an annual basis for six quarters
  • the predominantly non-food sector has now recorded six consecutive quarters of declining volume on an annual basis

On a quarterly basis:

  • the seasonally adjusted total volume of retail sales in Q4 2012 was at the same level as in the previous quarter (Q3 2012)
  • the predominantly food sector saw the volume of retail sales increase by 1%
  • the predominantly non-food sector saw the volume of retail sales fall by 1%

Download Retail Sales report for quarter four 2012 (size 259kb)
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