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Retail Trade Turnover index increased 2.3%
Business turnover, employment, wage and hours worked index in retail trade
Retail Trade Turnover index increased 2.3% - December 2019
30 January 2020

Summary

Retail trade turnover index registered a year-on-year change rate of 2.3% in December (4.4% in November). The indices of employment, wages and salaries and hours worked adjusted of calendar effects presented year-on-year change rates of 2.9%, 2.1% and 2.9%, respectively (2.6%, 4.6% and 1.6% in the previous month, by the same order).
In the 4th quarter of 2019 the year-on-year change rate increased 3.5% (4.7% in the 3rd quarter). The annual change rate of the retail trade turnover index was 4.5% (change rate of 4.1% in 2018). In terms of annual average, employment, wages and salaries and hours worked (gross data) increased by 2.4%, 4.6% and 1.7%, respectively, in 2019 (2.7%, 5.5% and 0.5% in 2018). The wages and salaries per capita and per hour worked increased, respectively, by 2.1% and 2.9% in 2019 (2.7% and 4.9% in 2018).


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