Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in June 2022
National Bureau of Statistics of China2022-07-18 16:31




In June, the total retail sales of social consumer goods was 3,874.2 billion yuan, an increase of 3.1 percent year-on-year. Among them, the retail sales of consumer goods other than automobiles reached 3,419.2 billion yuan, an increase of 1.8 percent.

 

In the first half of the year, the total retail sales of social consumer goods was 21,043.2 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 0.7 percent. Among them, the retail sales of consumer goods other than automobiles were 18,925.1 billion yuan, down 0.1 percent.

                                                                    

                                                                                 

According to the location of business units, the retail sales of urban consumer goods in June was 3,357.1 billion yuan, an increase of 3.1 percent year-on-year; the retail sales of rural consumer goods reached 517.1 billion yuan, an increase of 2.7 percent. In the first half of the year, the retail sales of urban consumer goods reached 18,270.6 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 0.8 percent; and the retail sales of rural consumer goods reached 2,772.6 billion yuan, down 0.3 percent.

 

By consumption type, in June, retail sales of goods reached 3,497.7 billion yuan, an increase of 3.9 percent year on year; catering revenue was 376.6 billion yuan, down 4.0 percent. In the first half of the year, retail sales amounted to 19,039.2 billion yuan, an increase of 0.1 percent year on year; and catering revenue was 2,004 billion yuan, down 7.7 percent.

 

 

In the first half of the year, the retail sales of supermarkets, convenience stores and professional stores in retail units above the designated size increased by 4.2, 4.7 and 2.8 percent respectively year-on-year, while department stores and specialty stores decreased by 8.4 and 4.1 percent respectively.

 

In the first half of the year, the national online retail sales reached 6,300.7 billion yuan, an increase of 3.1 percent year-on-year. Among them, the online retail sales of physical goods reached 5,449.3 billion yuan, an increase of 5.6 percent, accounting for 25.9 percent of the total retail sales of social consumer goods; among the online retail sales of physical goods, food, clothing and consumer goods increased by 15.7, 2.4 and 5.1 percent respectively.

 

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in June 2022

 

 

 

Item

June

Jan-Jun

 

 

Absolute Value

(100 million yuan)

Y/Y

(%)

Absolute Value

(100 million yuan)

Y/Y

(%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

38742

3.1

210432

-0.7

 

 Of Which: Retail Sales of the Enterprises (units) excluding automobiles

34192

1.8

189251

-0.1

 

 Of Which: Retail Sales of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

16541

8.1

81231

0.8

 

 Of Which: Online Retail Sales of Physical Goods

-

- 

54493

5.6

 

Grouped by Different Areas

 

 

 

 

 

 Urban

33571

3.1

182706

-0.8

 

 Rural

5171

2.7

27726

-0.3

 

Grouped by Consumption Patterns

 

 

 

 

 

 Catering Services

3766

-4.0

20040

-7.7

 

   Of which: Income of Catering Services of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

945

-2.2

4879

-7.8

 

 Retail Sales of Goods

34977

3.9

190392

0.1

 

   Of which: Income of Retail Sales of Goods of the Enterprises (units) above Designated Size

15596

8.8

76352

1.4

 

   Of which: Grain, Oil, Foodstuff

1580

9.0

9032

9.9

 

      Beverages

287

1.9

1474

8.2

 

      Tobacco and Liquor

426

5.1

2475

6.7

 

      Garments, Footwear, Hats, Knitwear

1198

1.2

6282

-6.5

 

      Cosmetics

424

8.1

1905

-2.5

 

      Gold, Silver and Jewelry

257

8.1

1479

-1.3

 

      Commodities

740

4.3

3658

1.3

 

      Household Appliances and AV Equipment

1155

3.2

4466

0.4

 

      Traditional Chinese and Western Medicines

576

11.9

3111

9.7

 

      Cultural and Office Appliances

489

8.9

1979

5.7

 

      Furniture

154

-6.6

730

-9.0

 

      Communication Appliances

724

6.6

3038

-0.6

 

      Petroleum and Related Products

2115

14.7

11129

14.2

 

      Automobile

4551

13.9

21181

-5.7

 

      Building and Decoration Materials

179

-4.9

880

-2.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1. The growth rate in this table are all nominal growth rate.

2 .For parts of data, the total is not equal to the total of sub-items due to round-off.

 

 

 

Annotations:

 

1. Explanatory Notes

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods: refers to the sales of physical commodity or the income of catering services sold or provided by enterprises (units) to individuals, social organizations for non-production and non-operation purposes.

 

Online Retail Sales: refers to the sales of goods and services got through public online trading platform (including self-built websites and third-party platform). Goods and services include physical goods and non-physical goods (such as virtual product, services). 

 

The total retail sales of consumer goods include online retail sales of physical goods, excludes online retail sales of non-physical goods.

 

2. Statistical Coverage

 

The corporate enterprises, industrial activity units or self-employed individuals which retail goods or provide catering services. Enterprises (units) above designated size refer to those wholesale enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 20 million yuan and above, those retail enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 5 million yuan and above, and those hotel and catering enterprises (units) with an annual revenue from primary business of 2 million yuan and above.

 

As the scope of wholesale and retail enterprises, accommodation and catering enterprises (units) above the designated size changes every year, the same period used to calculate the growth rate of retail sales per unit of consumer goods above the designated size is consistent with the statistical range of enterprises (units) in this period, and there is a caliber difference from the data released last year in order to ensure that the current year's data are comparable with the previous years. The main reasons are as follows: some enterprises (units) reach the designated size and are included in the scope of the investigation every year, at the same time, some enterprises (units) withdraw from the scope of the investigation because their scale is smaller than the designated size, and there are also the effects of newly opened enterprises, bankruptcy, note (revocation) enterprises (units).

 

3. Survey Methods

 

All enterprises (units) above designated size is surveyed, while the data of enterprises (units) below designated size are collected by sampling survey.

 

4. Month-on-Month Figure Revision

 

According to the auto-revision function of the seasonal adjustment model, the growth rate of the total retail sales of consumer goods since June 2021 was revised. The revised results and the month-on-month data of June 2022 are as follows:

 

The Month-on-Month Growth Rate

of Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

 

Months

Growth Rate (%)

 

 

     2021-June

0.28

     July

-0.16

     August

0.66

     September

0.36

     October

0.58

     November

0.27

     December

0.80

     2022-January

0.51

     February

0.42

     March

-2.04

     April

-0.21

     May

0.03

     June

0.53

 

 

 

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