CSO monthly services index shows marginal increase

Thursday 09 January 2014 11.29
The wholesale and retail trade showed the biggest declines in the month
The wholesale and retail trade showed the biggest declines in the month

A monthly index tracking the value of services increased by 0.1% in November compared with the previous month.

There was an annual decrease of 3.3%.

The index is compiled by the Central Statistics Office.

On a monthly basis, Accommodation and Food service activities posted the biggest increase, up 4.6%.

The wholesale and retail trade showed the biggest decline at 1.4%.
 
On an annual basis, Administrative and Support Service Activities were up by nearly 19%.

Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities declined by the greatest margin, down 14%.