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Retail sales report quarter 1 2013

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 12 Jun 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.
In quarter 1 2013, on an annual basis:
  • the seasonally adjusted total volume of retail sales in Jersey in Q1 2013 was at the same level as in the corresponding quarter of 2012
  • the predominantly food sector recorded an increase in volume of less than 1% on an annual basis
  • the predominantly non-food sector recorded a decrease of 1% in volume on an annual basis

On a quarterly basis:

  • the seasonally adjusted total volume of retail sales in Q1 2013 was about 1% lower than in the previous quarter (Q4 2012)
  • the predominantly food sector saw the volume of retail sales fall by less than 1% on a quarterly basis
  • the predominantly non-food sector saw a similar volume of retail sales compared with Q4 2012

Download Retail sales report for quarter 1 2013 (size 320kb)
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