Retail sales index
| Latest value
| Data availability
|October 2004 - December 2023
| Min - Max
|67.3 - 197.4
Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from October 2004 to December 2023. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 115.72 index points with a minimum of 67.3 index points in November 2004 and a maximum of 197.4 index points in January 2014.
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Measure: index points
Source: Census and Statistics Department Hong Kong
Definition: The retail sales index is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. The retail sales index measures only the volume changes, i.e. price level changes are excluded.