|Unit||Vol. Index 2015=100, SA|
For Latvia, the retail sales index (NACE Rev. 2 section 47, with type-of-store detail), monthly from 2000.
Data is obtained using a sample survey using the CSB annual report form 1-trade (motor vehicles) "Report on Wholesale, Retail Trade and Repair of Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles." All economically active sectors of wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles are included in the data and are sale of cars and light motor vehicles, sale of other motor vehicles, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles, wholesale trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories, retail trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories, and sale, mainenance and repair of motorocycles and related parts.
Data is compared to Structural Business Statistics, but as that source uses different data smapling and processing methods, the two data sets contain slight variations but do not differ by more than 5%.
The data published are final and are not revised, except cases when significant mistakes are found in the company reports.