Service sector sales increased by 24.5% in April

this service industry Increased its turnover by 24.5% in April Compared to the same month of 2021, widening the rise by 6.5 points It registered the previous month, as reported Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

As April progresses, the most prominent service chain since May 2021 Annual increases for 14 consecutive months after a year of decline due to the pandemic.

in services most hostel (accommodation services and food and beverage services) It was the sector that increased its sales the most in April, 105.2% According to the same month of 2021.

Special, hosting services more than quadrupled their sales While the annual rate was (+350.1%) in April, food and beverage services billed 63.5% more. These rates have increased compared to those recorded in previous months.

With these activities, but already outside the hospitality industry, Sales of travel agencies and tour operatorsmultiplied by more than five (+455%) and Air transportationwhich multiplied them by more than three (+222.2%).

Monthly and seasonally and calendar adjusted data, Services sector posted monthly advance on sales of 7% in AprilIt’s the biggest monthly increase since July 2020, when Covid restrictions began to end.

For the thirteenth consecutive month and after more than one year of decline, Employment in the service sector increased in AprilIt did so at 5.4% year-on-year, up six-tenths from March and its biggest increase since the series’ start in January 2002.

The Balearic Islands are the community with the most job creation in the service sector The region with the highest increase in sales, with an annual increase of 26.2% last April, was 61.5% year on year.

Source: Informacion


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