Press release: 12.647-238/21

Turnover in Austrian retail trade increased by 4.9% in the first nine months of 2021

Vienna, 2021-11-05 – In the period January to September 2021, the turnover of Austrian retail trade (excluding motor vehicle retailing, including gas stations) increased by 4.9% in nominal terms and by 3.4% in real terms compared to the same period of the previous year, as Statistics Austria reports on the basis of preliminary results. With 228 shopping days, the first nine months of 2021 had one sales day more than the corresponding period of the previous year, but the actual number of selling days varied in the period January to September 2021 as well as in the comparative period 2020 due to lockdown-related temporary shop closures.

Results were calculated by Statistics Austria, Short Term Statistics Services.

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