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Domestic trade, accommodation and food service activities, tourism

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Domestic trade & accommodation food services activities

The section on domestic trade, accommodation and food service activities contains data on wholesale trade, retail trade and accommodation and food service activities.

The wholesalers trade trade section provides monthly data on turnover and persons employed (short-term economic data). You will also find information on long-term developments, for example, annual data on the number of enterprises or on remuneration (structural data).

The development of turnover in retail trade is considered a major indicator to assess the short-term economic development. Apart from such short-term economic data, the retail trade section provides information on long-term developments such as annual data on the number of enterprises, persons employed and remuneration (structural data).

Apart from infra-annual data (short-term economic data), the Accommodation and food service section provides information on long-term developments (structural data) such as annual data on the number of persons employed and turnover.

Tourism

The tourism section provides infra-annual data (short-term economic data) on the number of overnights in accommodation establishments and data on long-term developments (structural data). For information on turnover and other indicators of the accommodation industry please go to the domestic trade & accommodation food services activities.

Data on travel patterns travel patterns are collected by the Institute for Applied Social Sciences (Infas). The data are available from the Eurostat database.

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