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Index of market services

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  • Release date: 22 January 2015
  • Period covered: Quarter 3 2014
A quarterly report which shows the short-term movements in the output of service sector companies within Wales.

Key points

  • The longer term trend (latest four quarters compared to previous four quarters) for the Index of Market Services increased for both Wales and the UK (up 1.4 per cent and up 3.6 per cent respectively). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in output from Transport and Real Estate Activities, whilst the increase in the UK is mostly accounted for by Distribution and Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities.
  • Over the shorter term (latest quarter compared to previous quarter) output increased in both Wales and the UK (up 1.1 per cent and up 1.0 per cent respectively). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Administrative & Support Service Activities whilst the increase in the UK is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities.

StatsWales tables will be published in due course.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5017
Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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