|Monthly Services Index|
|(Base Year 2015 = 100)|
|Value Index||Monthly % change||Annual % change|
The seasonally adjusted monthly services value index decreased by 0.6% in June 2018 when compared with May 2018 while in the year to June 2018, there was an increase of 9.3%.
On a monthly basis, Wholesale and Retail trade (+2.6%), Transportation and Storage Activities (+1.5%), Other Services Activities (+1.0%) and Accommodation and Food Services (+0.6%) recorded increases. Decreases were recorded in Administrative and Support Service Activities (-15.6%), Information and Communication (-0.7%) and Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities (-0.4%) .
On an annual basis, the sectors showing increases since June 2017 were Information and Communication (+14.6%), Wholesale and Retail Trade (+13.3%), Accommodation and Food Service Activities (+12.8%), Transportation and Storage (+11.3%) and Administrative and Support Service Activities (+5.3%). Other Service Activities (-10.4%) and Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities (-2.2%) showed decreases in the year to end June 2018.