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Bar Sales Volumes Decreased 4.5% Year-On-Year In May

Published on Jul 6 2021 2:00 PM in Pub/Bar/Nightclub tagged: Trending Posts / cso / Central Statistics Office

Bar Sales Volumes Decreased 4.5% Year-On-Year In May

Bar sales volumes decreased by 4.5% year-on-year in May while values were decreased by 1.1%, according to provisional seasonally-adjusted figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

As reported by, the CSO’s figures reveal that bar sales volumes were down 92.0% compared to of May 2019 while values were down 91.6%.

May's bar sales volumes were reportedly also 33.3% down the figure for April of 2021, while values were down 22.1%.

Final Seasonally-Adjusted Figures For April

The CSO's final seasonally-adjusted figures for April reportedly reveal that volumes increased by 45.2% year-on-year in April, while values increased by 47.7%.

April's bar sales volumes were reportedly up 50.2% from the figure for March of 2021, while values were up 29.3%.

March To May

Bar sales volumes and values reportedly decreased by 57% year-on-year during the three month period from March to May.

Additionally, bar sales volumes during the March to May reportedly showed a 53% decline on the preceding three period from December of 2020 to February of 2021, while values declined 54%.

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