JAKARTA, Feb 11 (Reuters) -
* Retail sales in Indonesia grew at a much faster pace of 7.7 percent in December from a year earlier, compared with an annual growth rate of 3.4 percent in November, a central bank survey showed on Monday.
* December retail sales were mainly backed by the sales of food, beverages and tobacco as well as cultural and recreational goods.
* The survey predicted retail sales to grow at 4.8 percent annually in January. (Reporting by Nilufar Rizki; Editing by Shreejay Sinha)