Services Turnover Index, December 2015, INE

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Press Release:  11 February 2016 - 1 Page(s)
Services  Services Turnover Index

The services turnover index, adjusted for calendar and seasonal effects, decreased 2.5% in December in year-on-year terms (change rate of -4.2% in November). In the fourth quarter of 2015, the year-on-year change rate of this index was -3.5% (-1.2% in the previous quarter). For the year 2015, services turnover index decreased 2.1% (change rate of -2.6% in 2014).
The year-on-year change rates of employment, wages and salaries indices were both 1.1% in December (1.1% and 1.5% in November, by the same order), while the number of hours worked index rose 0.9% (0.4% in the previous month). In 2015, employment, wages and salaries and hours worked indices grew 1.3%, 1.7% and 0.8%, respectivily (anual change rates of 0.2%, 0.5% and -0.4% in 2014).

Original title:  Services Turnover Index recorded a less negative year-on-year change rate