Consumption figures have been adjusted for value modifications and variations within the shopping-day sample.
Customers spent extra on companies
Customers spent 6.6 % extra on companies equivalent to phone and web subscriptions, insurance coverage, visits to hairdressers, eating places, and soccer video games than in September 2020. In September 2021, consumption of companies was nonetheless 1.4 % decrease than in September 2019. On the whole, spending on companies accounts for over half of complete home shopper expenditure.
Customers spent 3.0 % extra on sturdy items in September 2021 in comparison with the identical month final yr. Spending on garments, footwear and electrical home equipment was up particularly, whereas spending on passenger automobiles and residential furnishing decreased.
Consumption of different items, equivalent to pure fuel, electrical energy, motor fuels and private care, was 1.6 % up year-on-year. Customers spent much less on vitality, water and motor fuels, however significantly extra on private care. Spending on meals, drinks and tobacco was 1.2 % up from September 2020.
Three weeks in the past, CBS reported year-on-year turnover development in retail commerce of 4 % in September 2021. The quantity of gross sales went up by 2.7 %. The quantity within the non-food sector grew by 3.5 % relative to the identical month final yr, whereas turnover quantity within the meals sector remained the identical. These figures have additionally been adjusted for the shopping-day sample.
|Different items (e.g. fuel)||1.6|
|Meals, drinks and tobacco||1.2|