On-trade

July-Sept bar volumes up 336% on April-June

Prior to Level 5 restrictions being introduced bar sales volumes were down 49.3% last September compared to September 2019 according to provisional seasonally-adjusted figures from the Central Statistics Office. Bar sales values were similarly down by 48.3%.

 

Comparing the July to September quarter this year with the preceding April to June period bar sales volumes showed growth of 336% while values were up 338.7%.

Comparing the July to September quarter this year with the preceding April to June period bar sales volumes showed growth of 336% while values were up 338.7%.

Comparing this September’s figures with those of the previous month, August, bar volumes were down 16.0% while values were down 13.3%.

Final seasonally-adjusted CSO figures for August indicate that bar volumes fell by 39.8% with values down 39.7% when compared to August 2019.

But comparing the August figures with those for the preceding month of July, bar sales volumes were up 23.5% while values showed growth of 17.4%.

Over the three months from July to September bar volumes showed a decline of 46% on an annual basis while bar values were down 45.4%.

However comparing the July to September quarter this year with the preceding April to June period bar sales volumes showed growth of 336% while values were up 338.7%.

The volume of retail sales generally increased by 9.7% in September 2020 over September 2019.

 

 

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