Ireland - Real Retail Sales





Ireland: Real Retail Sales

Mnemonic WRT$.IIRL
Unit Vol. Index 2015=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 5.71 %
Data Aug 2019 118.4
Jul 2019 112

Series Information

Source Central Statistics Office (CSO)
Release Retail Sales Index
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2015
End Date 8/31/2019

Ireland: Consumer

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Real Retail Sales Aug 2019 118.4 112 Vol. Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Retail Sales Aug 2019 110 104 Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Consumer Confidence Apr 2019 87.7 93.14 1995=100, NSA Monthly

Release Information

The Retail sales index (RSI) aims to provide a short term indication of changes in value and volume of retail sales. As such the RSI is a leading monthly indicator for eonomic activity, providing accurate and objective measure of retail trading and consumer spending behaviour.  

Enterprise - The smallest legally independent unit.

The reporting unit is the enterprise. All enterprises are eligible to be selected as the are no size cot-offs. Selected enterprises provide a single overall retail sales figure each month.

Data is published at a national level only.

The Retail Sales Index is classified in accordance with the statistical classification of economic activities in European Communities, i.e. NACE Rev. 2. 

Indices are calculated using base 2005=100.

Data is subject to revision. 

For more detailed information, please visit the Central Statistics Office Ireland website: http://www.cso.ie/en/methods/services/retailsalesindex/