|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the Third Quarter of 2015|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the third quarter of 2015, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
○ Jeju (4.9%), Chungnam (3.6%), Gyeongnam (3.3%) and Ulsan (3.2%) showed a relatively high year-on-year increase
rate owing to 'Financial and insurance activities', 'Real estate activities and renting and leasing' and
'Human health and social work activities'.
○ Jeonbuk (1.4%), Daegu (1.5%), Daejeon (1.7%) and Incheon (1.9%) showed a relatively low year-on-year increase rate
owing to the decrease in 'Accommodation and food service activities', 'Membership organizations,
repair and other personal services' and ‘Education'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the third quarter of 2015, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
○ Gyeonggi (6.4%) and Chungnam (6.4%) showed a relatively high increase owing to the rise in 'Automobiles and
automotive fuel' and 'Large-scale retail stores'.
○ Seoul (0.5%), Daejeon (0.5%) and Busan (0.8%) showed a relatively low increase due to a slowdown in 'Large-scale
retail stores' and 'Department stores'.
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