Government of Nova Scotia, Canada
Header - Service Directory

Use the Services Directory to quickly access information on all of the services provided by the NS Department of Finance.

Home > Economics and Statistics > Archived Daily Stats > Selected Archived Daily Stats Article
The Economics and Statistics Division maintains archives of previous publications for accountability purposes, but makes no updates to keep these documents current with the latest data revisions from Statistics Canada. As a result, information in older documents may not be accurate. Please exercise caution when referring to older documents. For the latest information and historical data, please contact the individual listed to the right.

<--- Return to Archive

For additional information relating to this article, please contact:

Barbara Ruszel Economist
Tel: 902-424-1848Email:

November 16, 2017

The UK Office of National Statistics reports that in October 2017 retail sales (volumes based - seasonally adjusted) were up 0.3 per cent over September 2017, and decreased 0.3 per cent over October 2016.

In October 2017, the amount spent online accounted for 16.9 per cent of all retail (excluding automotive fuels) spending, compared with 15.7 per cent in October 2016.  The value of the on-line sales increased 10.7 per cent to £1.2 billion over October 2016. 


Media Centre: Office for National Statistics
Statistical Bulletin
Retail Sales Pound Index
Time series explorer









<--- Return to Archive