Retail trade-annual data

 Legal basis

Annual survey on retail trade is conducted on the basis of the Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System "Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12".

METHODOLOGICAL BASES

Purpose of survey

Annual survey on retail trade collects the data on annual turnover in retail trade by commodity groups. Since 2012, the survey is conducted every third year. The data collected are used for calculating the weight for monthly retail trade, monitoring of volume and dynamics in turnover by commodity groups, analysis of effects of trade policy measures, analysis of volume and change in personal consumption structure, and analysing the total economy trends.

Coverage of survey

The data are collected from a sample of reporting units representing trends in the total turnover of goods. Thus, the results obtained on the basis of sample represent an annual estimation of achieved turnover of goods in Montenegro. The sample frame covers all companies (enterprises) with the main activity in trade and classified within Central Register of Commercial Court by activity classification in Area 47.


Data sources
The data source is all companies (enterprises) with the main activity in trade and classified within Central Register of Commercial Court by activity classification in Area 47.

Obligation to protect individual data

The results obtained by annual survey are published at the aggregated level, disabling the data on individual companies to be presented.

More details on published data, methodology, and releases can be found in the sections below. 

 Data  Metodology  Releases

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