The Services Turnover Index measures the quarterly change recorded in sales at current prices by enterprises belonging to the domain of services. Starting from the first quarter of 2013 the indices are calculated with reference to the base year 2010 using the Ateco 2007 classification (Italian edition of Nace Rev. 2).
In the third quarter of 2015 the Services Turnover Index increased by 2.1% compared to the third quarter of 2014. In particular, the index increased by 4.3 for Accommodation and food service activities, by 2.8% for Wholesale trade, trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, by 1.8% for Administrative and support service activities and by 2.1% for Transport, Warehousing and support activities. The index decreased by 0.7% for Information and communication and by 0.2% for Professional, scientific and technical activities.
In the third quarter of 2015 the seasonally adjusted Services Turnover Index increased by 0.1% compared to the previous quarter. In particular, the index increases only in Air transport (+0.8%) and decreased in Information and communication (-1.2%), in Water transport (-0,3), Wholesale trade (-0.3%), in Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles (-0.2%) and in Postal and courier activities (-0.2%).
Date of next release: 26 February 2016