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Retail sales index: 2019 Q3

Published: 30 Oct 2019
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy

Retail sales index for Scotland (RSIS) statistics for 2019 Q3, produced by the Scottish Government.

Published:
30 Oct 2019
Retail sales index: 2019 Q3

The Retail Sales Index for Scotland (RSIS) is a quarterly measure of the goods sold by retailers in Scotland. It is an important early indicator of how the economy is performing and of the strength of consumer spending.

The volume of retail sales (amount of goods bought) has grown by 0.4% during the third quarter of 2019.  Over the same period Great Britain as a whole saw a 0.6% growth

The value of Retail Sales (how much was spent) grew by 1.1% during the third quarter of 2019. Over the same period Great Britain as a whole saw a 1.0% growth.

Quarterly results back to 2008 are available in the publication tables.

Retail sales index: 2019 Q3

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