The Turnover Index for the service sector (IASSVN) increased by a year-over-year 6.0% in Catalonia in August 2018. By activity sectors, trade increased by 5.9% and other services (this is to say, all except for trade) by 6.2%. Within these other services, all sectors increased. The highest increases were registered by professional, scientific and technical activities (12.2%), by administrative activities and auxiliary services (10.8%) and by transport and storage (5.4%).
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.