The number of persons employed in retail trade dropped by 2.8 percent in the 1st quarter of 2011, against the corresponding quarter in 2010, according to figures released on Wednesday by the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), although it rose by 4.8 percent against the 4th quarter of 2010.
ELSTAT, in a report, said that the Index of Number of Persons Employed in Retail Trade decreased by 2.8% in the 1st quarter 2011, compared with the 1st quarter 2010. More specifically, in the food sector, the index increased by 3.0% while in the non-food sector except automotive fuel, decreased by 6.8%.
The Index of Number of Persons Employed in Retail Trade increased by 4.8% in the 1st quarter 2011, compared with the 4th quarter 2010. More specifically, in the food sector, the index increased by 7.1% and in the non-food sector except automotive fuel, increased by 3.3%.