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Index of market services

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  • Release date: 16 April 2015
  • Period covered: Quarter 4 2014
  • Next update: 30 July 2015
A quarterly report which shows the short-term movements in the output of service sector companies within Wales.

Key points

  • The longer term trend (latest four quarters compared to previous four quarters) for the Index of Market Services increased for both Wales and the UK (the index is up 2.5 per cent in Wales and up 3.9 per cent in the UK). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in output from Transport, Distribution and Administrative & Support Service Activities, whilst the increase in the UK is mostly accounted for by Distribution, Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities and Administrative & Support Service Activities.
  • Over the shorter term (latest quarter compared to previous quarter) output increased in both Wales and the UK (the index has increased by 1.4 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively). The increase in Wales is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Distribution whilst the increase in the UK is largely accounted for by increases in the output of Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities, Financial & Insurance Activities and Distribution.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5017
Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk