The Turnover index for the service sector (IASSVN) increased by a year-over-year 9.6% in Catalonia in March 2017. By activity sectors, trade and other services (that is to say, all others except for trade) grew by 10.4% and 8.2%, respectively. Within these, all services registered increases and highlighted the increase in professional, scientific and technical activity (16.4%), administrative activities and auxiliary services(7.2%) and information and communications (7.0%).
The activity indicators in the services sector measure the short-term evolution in the activities of companies operating in the Retail, Transport and storage, Hostelry, Information and communication, Professional, scientific and technical activities, Administrative activities and auxiliary services.
Based on the data from the INE's activity index in the services sector (IASS), monthly Idescat draws up a short-term indicators that includes the general index (IASS) of turnover broken down into six sectors.