Retail Sales Index for Scotland 2013 Quarter 3

RETAIL SALES INDEX FOR SCOTLAND

3rd QUARTER 2013

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

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Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 30 October 2013

 

For a Portable Document Format (.pdf) version of the statistical bulletin, use the following link: RSIS2013Q3.pdf

To download the tables in Excel format, use the following link: RSIS2013Q3.xls

 

Scottish Retail Sales Index – main findings

Retail sales in Scotland increased by 1.1 per cent in volume terms during the third quarter of 2013.

On an annual basis, comparing the latest quarter to the same quarter of the previous year (2013 Q3 on 2012 Q3), retail sales volumes grew by 2.0 per cent.

The value of Scottish retail sales, without adjusting for inflation, during the third quarter of 2013 increased by 1.2 per cent compared to the previous quarter, and grew by 3.3 per cent annually (2013 Q3 on 2012 Q3).

Retail Sales in Great Britain

Retail sales in Great Britain increased by 1.6 per cent in volume terms during the third quarter of 2013, and grew by 2.7 per cent annually (2013 Q3 on 2012 Q3).

The value of GB retail sales, without adjusting for inflation, increased by 1.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2013, and grew by 4.2 per cent annually (2013 Q3 on 2012 Q3).