Retail sales index - November 2019

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20.12.2019

In November 2019 retail sales[1] at constant prices were by 5.2% higher than the year before (against a growth of 6.9% in November 2018). Compared with October 2019 retail sales decreased by 2.4%.

Among the groups with a significant share in total retail sales the highest increase in November 2019 compared to the corresponding period of 2018 (at constant prices) was observed in enterprises conducting other retail sale in non-specialized stores (by 13.6% against an increase of 6.0% the year before). Within groups with a lower share in total retail sales higher than average increase was reported by entities classified into the group “furniture, radio, TV and household appliances” (by 11.9%); “pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, orthopaedic equipment (by 7.9%); “newspapers, books, other sale in specialized stores” (by 7.6%).

A decrease in retail sales was noted by enterprises from the group “others” (by 0.4%) and units trading in food, beverages, and tobacco products (by 0.1%).

In the period of January-November 2019[2] retail sales y/y were by 5.5% higher (against a growth of 6.5% in 2018).


[1] Data concerns trade and non-trade enterprises employing more than 9 persons. Groups of enterprises were created on the basis of the Polish Classification of Activities (PKD 2007) and a given enterprise is included to a specific category by predominating kind of activity and according to its present organizational status in mentioned period. The recorded changes of rise or fall of the volume of retail sales in particular groups of enterprises activity may result from a change in the predominating kind of activity and organisational changes (e.g. a merger of enterprises). This does not have impact on the dynamics of the total retail sales.

[2] Corrections made by reporting entities were included in cumulative data.

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