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Monthly Services Index

June 2018 (Provisional) May 2018 (Final)

Monthly Services Index
(Base Year 2015 = 100)
    Value Index        Monthly % changeAnnual % change
June 2018116.3-0.69.3
May 2018117.0-0.68.6
June 2017106.4-1.24.1

Monthly Services decreased by 0.6% in June 2018

Figure 1 Monthly Services Index
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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.