|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the First Quarter of 2015|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the first quarter of 2015, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities
○ Jeju (6.5%), Incheon (2.9%) and Chungnam (2.9%) showed a relatively high year-on-year increase rate owing to
'Financial and insurance activities', 'Human health and social work activities', 'Real estate activities
and renting and leasing' and 'Transportation'.
○ Jeonnam (0.7%), Daejeon (0.9%) and Jeonbuk (1.0%) showed a relatively low year-on-year increase rate owing
to the decrease in 'Education', 'Accommodation and food service activities' and 'Membership
organizations, repair and other personal services'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the first quarter of 2015, the Retail Sales Index for Jeju, Chungnam and Incheon increased by 8.3 percent,
4.4 percent and 3.9 percent, respectively. The Retail Sales Index for Ulsan, Gwangju and Daejeon decreased
by 2.0 percent, 1.2 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively.
○ 'Automobiles and automotive fuel' showed an increase for 16 metropolitan cities and provinces. In the meantime,
Ulsan, Gwangju and Daejeon showed a decrease due to a slowdown in 'Large-scale retail stores' and
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