|Seasonally Adjusted Retail Sales Index - All Businesses|
|(Base Year 2015 = 100)|
|Volume Index||Value Index|
|Monthly % change||-3.4||-0.9|
|Annual % change||7.0||6.3|
Seasonally adjusted, the volume of retail sales decreased by 3.4% in the month of June, with an annual increase of 7.0%. See Table 1. If Motor Trades are excluded, there was an increase of 0.1% in the volume of retail sales in June 2018 when compared with May 2018 and there was an increase of 4.6% in the annual figure. See Table 2.
The sectors with the largest monthly volume decreases were Furniture & Lighting (-3.1%) and Other Retail Sales (-2.5%). See Table 3. The sectors with the largest month on month volume increases were Electrical Goods (2.1%) and Non-Specialised Stores (1.7%).
There was a decrease of 0.9% in the value of retail sales in June 2018 when compared with May 2018 and there was an annual increase of 6.3% when compared with June 2017. If Motor Trades are excluded there was an increase of 0.6% in the month and an increase of 4.0% in the annual figure.
Unadjusted indices are available on CSO Statbank.