The Turnover Index for the service sector (IASSVN) increased by a year-over-year 6.6% in Catalonia in April 2018. By activity sectors, trade increase by 5.6% and other services (this is to say, all except for trade) by 8.4%. Within these other services, all sectors increased besides hostelry, which decreases a 2.5%.The highest increases were registered by administrative activities and auxiliary services (16.7%) and professional, scientific and technical activities (14.5%).
The Indicators of Service Sector Activity 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 of turnover (IASSVN) broken down into six sectors.