|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the Third Quarter of 2016|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the third quarter of 2016, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
provinces compared to the third quarter of 2015.
○ Jeju (6.9%), Incheon (6.1%), Seoul (4.0%) and Gangwon (4.0%) showed a relatively high year-on-year increase rate
owing to 'Human health and social work activities', 'Financial and insurance activities' and 'Wholesale and retail trade'.
○ Ulsan (0.5%), Gyeongbuk (1.6%) and Jeonnam (1.7%) showed a relatively low year-on-year increase rate owing to a
slowdown in 'Professional, scientific and technical activities' and 'Accommodation and food
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the third quarter of 2016, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in 12 metropolitan cities and
provinces including Jeju, Seoul and Incheon compared to the third quarter of 2015.
○ Jeju (11.3%), Seoul (5.0%) and Incheon (4.1%) marked an increase owing to the rise in 'Large-scale retail stores' and
'Supermarkets and convenience stores'.
○ Ulsan (-2.0%) and Gyeongnam (-1.1%) marked a decrease due to a drop in 'Automobiles and automotive fuel'.
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