Business turnover, employment, wage and hours worked index in retail trade
Retail Trade intensifies negative trend
- December 2011
31 January 2012
The retail trade turnover index (seasonally adjusted and at constant prices) registered a year-on-year change rate of -10.3% in December (-9.2% in November). The indices of employment, of the number of hours worked adjusted for working days and of wages and salaries presented year-on-year change rates of -5.6%, -5.2% and -3.1%, respectively. In the 4th quarter 2011 the year-on-year rate of change stood at -9.7% (-5.5% in the 3rd quarter). For the year 2011, the retail trade turnover index decreased 6.8% (change rate of -0.2% in the previous year).