Press release: 12.580
Turnover in Austrian retail sector increased by 6.4% in the first half of 2021
With 148 shopping days, the period from January to June 2021 had one fewer sales day than the comparable period in 2020, but in fact the number of shopping days was reduced quite significantly in both years due to the measures taken to contain the Corona pandemic.
The result for June 2021 shows an increase of turnover in retail trade by 7.4% compared to June 2020. Taking inflation into account, sales increased by 5.0%.
Results were calculated by Statistics Austria, Short Term Statistics Trade.
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