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Services Turnover Index presented a less negative year-on-year change rate
Business turnover, employment, wage and hours worked indices in services
Services Turnover Index presented a less negative year-on-year change rate - December 2013
11 February 2014

Summary
The services turnover index, adjusted for calendar and seasonal effects, decreased 1.8% in December in year-on-year terms (change rate of -2.9% in November). In the fourth quarter of 2013 the year-on-year change rate of this index was -2.8% (-2.9% in the previous quarter). For the year 2013 the services turnover index decreased 4.5% (change rate of -8.7% in 2012).
The year-on-year change rates of the indices of employment, wages and salaries and of the number of hours worked were -2.4%, -3.7% and -0.7%, respectively (-2.3%, -1.5% and -2.3% in November, by the same order).
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