Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in June 2018
National Bureau of Statistics of China2018-07-19 14:12




In June 2018, the total retail sales of consumer goods reached 3,084.2 billion yuan, up by 9.0 percent year-on-year (nominal growth rate. The real growth rate was 7.0 percent. The follows are nominal growth rates if there’s no additional explanation). Of the total, the retail sales of consumer goods of units above designated size was 1,244.8 billion yuan, increased 6.5 percent.

 

From January to June, the total retail sales of consumer goods reached 18,001.8 billion yuan, up by 9.4 percent year-on-year. Of the total, the retail sales of consumer goods of units above designated size was 6,993.8 billion yuan, increased 7.5 percent.

 

 

In terms of different areas, the retail sales of consumer goods in urban areas was 2,637.5 billion yuan in June, up by 8.8 percent year-on-year; while that in rural areas was 446.7 billion yuan, up by 10.4 percent year-on-year. From January to June, the retail sales of consumer goods in urban areas was 15,409.1 billion yuan, up by 9.2 percent year-on-year; while that in rural areas was 2,592.7 billion yuan, up by 10.5 percent.

 

In terms of different consumption patterns, the catering services in June gained 340.1 billion yuan, up by 10.1 percent, year-on-year. The retail sales of goods gained 2,744.1 billion yuan, up by 8.9 percent. From January to June, the catering services gained 1,945.7 billion yuan, up by 9.9 percent, year-on-year; the retail sales of goods gained 16,056.1 billion yuan, up by 9.3 percent.

 

The retail sales amount of goods of units above designated size in June was 1,167.1billion yuan, up by 6.4 percent year-on-year. From January to June, the retail sales amount of goods of units above designated size was 6,553.8 billion yuan, up by 7.6 percent year-on-year.

 

From January to June, the national online retail sales of goods and services was 4,081.0 billion yuan, increased 30.1 percent year-on-year. Of which, the online retail sales of physical goods was 3,127.7 billion yuan, increased 29.8 percent, accounting for 17.4 percent of the total retail sales of consumer goods; of the online retail sales of physical goods, food, clothing and other commodities went up by 42.3, 24.1 and 30.7 percent respectively.

 

From January to June, of the total retail sale, the supermarket, store, pro shop and exclusive shop of units above designated size went up by 7.4 percent, 4.6 percent, 9.5 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods in June

 

Item

Jun

Jan-Jun

 

Absolute Value

(100 million yuan)

Y/Y

(%)

Absolute Value

(100 million yuan)

Y/Y

(%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

30842

9.0

180018

9.4

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

12448

6.5

69938

7.5

  Of Which: Online Retail Sales of Physical Goods

- 

- 

31277

29.8

Grouped by Different Areas

 

 

 

 

 City

26375

8.8

154091

9.2

 At and Below County Level

4467

10.4

25927

10.5

Grouped by Consumption Patterns

 

 

 

 

 Catering Services

3401

10.1

19457

9.9

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

777

7.8

4399

7.2

 Retail Sales of Goods

27441

8.9

160561

9.3

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

11671

6.4

65538

7.6

   Of which: Grain, Oil, Foodstuff

1151

13.0

6662

9.8

Beverages,

186

12.6

983

9.6

Tobacco and Liquor

315

11.4

1943

8.9

      Garments, Footwear, Hats, Knitwear

1100

10.0

6651

9.2

      Cosmetics

217

11.5

1276

14.2

      Gold, Silver and Jewelry

221

7.9

1383

7.4

      Commodities

470

15.8

2539

12.6

      Household Appliances and AV Equipment

919

14.3

4283

10.6

      Traditional Chinese and Western Medicines

484

8.5

2731

9.3

      Cultural and Office Appliances

317

3.5

1476

6.6

      Furniture

213

15.0

1053

10.1

      Communication Appliances

453

16.1

2082

10.6

      Petroleum and Related Products

1662

16.5

9414

11.9

      Automobile

3089

-7.0

18670

2.7

      Building and Decoration Materials

236

7.2

1166

8.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 includes 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.

 

3. Survey Methods

 

All enterprises (units) above designated size are 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 May 2017 was revised. The revised figures and figures in 2018 are as follows:

 

The Month-on-Month Growth Rate

of Total Retail Sales of Consumer Goods

 

Months

Growth Rate (%)

 

 

2017-June

0.91

July

0.78

August

0.84

September

0.94

October

0.86

May

0.81

December

0.74

2018-January

0.64

February

0.53

March

0.76

April

0.65

May

0.31

June

0.73

   

 

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