Retail Sales Index for Scotland 2012 Q1

RETAIL SALES INDEX FOR SCOTLAND
1st QUARTER 2012

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

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Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 2 May 2012

For a Portable Document Format (.pdf) version of the statistical bulletin, use the following link: RSI 2012Q1 PDF

To download the tables in Excel format, use the following link: RSI 2012Q1 XLS

Retail Sales in Scotland, in constant basic prices, grew by 0.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and grew by 0.6 per cent over the year to the end of 2012 Q1, according to provisional estimates released today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. 

Main Findings

  • The volume of Retail Sales at basic prices in Scotland grew by 0.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and grew by 0.6 per cent annually (seasonally adjusted).
  • The value of Retail Sales at current prices in Scotland grew by 0.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and grew by 3.0 per cent annually (seasonally adjusted).

Retail Sales in Great Britain:

  • The volume of Retail Sales at basic prices in GB grew by 0.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and grew by 0.4 per cent annually (seasonally adjusted).
  • The value of Retail Sales at current prices grew by 1.0 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 and grew by 3.2 per cent annually (seasonally adjusted).

 RSIS2012Q1