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Monthly Services Index

January 2019 (Provisional) December 2018 (Final)

Monthly Services Index (Base Year 2015 = 100)
     Value Index        Monthly % changeAnnual % change
January 2018113.42.17.7
December 2018117.1-5.45.4
January 2019120.52.96.3

Monthly Services increased by 2.9% in January 2019

Monthly Services Index January 2019 Figure 1
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The seasonally adjusted monthly services value index increased by 2.9% in January 2019 when compared with December 2018 while in the year to January 2019, there was an increase of 6.3%.

On a monthly basis, Information and Communication (+9.7%), Other Service Activities (+6.8%) and Transportation and Storage (+0.4%) recorded increases. Decreases were recorded in Administrative and Support Service Activities (-5.5%), Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities (-2.9%), Accommodation and Food Service Activities (-1.6%)  and Wholesale and Retail Trade (-0.3%).

On an annual basis, the sectors showing increases since January 2018 were Information and Communication (+21.6%), Transportation and Storage (+14.6%), Accommodation and Food Service Activities (+6.4%) and Wholesale and Retail Trade (+0.3%). Administrative and Support Service Activities (-14.2%), Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities (-9.9%) and Other Service Activities (-7.2%) showed decreases in the year to the end of January 2019.