The Plumbing & Heating Merchant Index

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Total plumbing and heating value sales, from over 80% of specialist Plumbing & Heating Merchants throughout Great Britain, were 5.8% lower in April than in April 2021, with one less trading day this year. With price inflation of +8.6%  volume was down 13.3%. Like-for-like sales (which take trading day differences into account) were 0.8% lower.

Compared with 3 years ago (pre-Covid), total sales in April were 1.0% lower, with one less trading day this year. Like-for-like sales were 4.2% higher.

Sales in April were 19.9% lower than in March, with four less trading days this month. Like-for-like sales were 3.0% down.

April’s PHMI index was 96.7, with two less trading days this year. The like-for-like sales index was 105.2.

Sales in the three months February 2022 to April 2022 were down 0.2% compared with the same three months last year, with one less trading day this year. Like-for-like sales were 1.4% higher.

Compared with the same months three years ago, sales in February 2022 to April 2022 were 7.2% higher, with one more trading day in the most recent period. Like-for-like sales were 5.5% higher.

Sales in February to April were 3.7% higher than in the preceding three months, November 2021 to January 2022 with three more trading days in the most recent period. Like-for-like sales were 1.4% lower.

Sales in the first four months of 2022 were 1.0% higher than in January to April 2021, with one less trading day this year. Like-for-like sales were 2.3% higher.

Sales in the last 12 months were 9.8% ahead of May 2020 to April 2021, with two less trading days in the most recent period. Like-for-like sales were 10.7% higher.

Looking back three years, sales in the first four months of 2022 were 5.6% higher than in January to April 2019, with one less trading day this year. Like-for-like sales were 6.9% higher.

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PHMI Q1 2022 Quarterly Report (Published 18 May 2022)

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PHMI February 2022 Monthly Report (Published 21 April)

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PHMI January 2022 Monthly Report (Published 22 March 2022)

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PHMI Q4 2021 Quarterly Report (Published 22 February 2022)

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PHMI November 2021 Monthly Report (Published 20 January 2022)

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PHMI October 2021 Monthly Report (Published 16 December 2021)

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PHMI Q3 2021 QUARTERLY Report (Published 23 November 2021)

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PHMI August 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 19 October 2021)

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PHMI July 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 20 September 2021)

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PHMI Q2 2021 QUARTERLY Report (Published 23 August 2021)

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PHMI May 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 19 July 2021)

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PHMI April 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 18 June 2021)

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PHMI Q1 2021 QUARTERLY Report (Published 26 May 2021)

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PHMI February 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 21 April 2021)

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PHMI January 2021 MONTHLY Report (Published 19 March 2021)

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