Canada Retail Sales MoM  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Canada increased 1.7 percent month-on-month in November of 2015, following a 0.1 percent growth in October and well above market expectations of 0.2 percent increase. Higher sales at new car dealers were the main contributor to the gain (+4.5 percent), driven by new trucks sales. Also, food and beverage stores (+1.5 percent) and building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (+2.4 percent) went up. Meantime, store types associated with Black Friday promotions had higher sales, as receipts at clothing and clothing accessories stores (+2.2 percent) and electronics and appliance stores (+2.1%) increased. On an annual basis, sales rose 3.2 percent. Retail Sales MoM in Canada averaged 0.36 percent from 1991 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 3.70 percent in December of 1997 and a record low of -4.50 percent in January of 1998. Retail Sales MoM in Canada is reported by the Statistics Canada.

Canada Retail Sales MoM
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 0.10 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Canada, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Canada, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides - Canada Retail Sales MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-20 01:30 PM Sep -0.5% 0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
2015-12-23 01:30 PM Oct 0.1% -0.4% 0.4% 0.53%
2016-01-22 01:30 PM Nov 1.7% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2016-02-19 01:30 PM Dec 1.7% 0.10%
2016-03-18 12:30 PM Jan 0.33%
2016-04-22 12:30 PM Feb 0.31%

Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 84.40 81.20 93.40 60.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.70 0.10 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.20 1.90 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 1.10 0.00 3.30 -3.20 Percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1001582.00 997241.00 1001582.00 162251.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1121196.00 1147656.00 1147656.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.20 4.00 19.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 548399.00 546507.00 548399.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 3638390.00 3628350.00 3638390.00 75096.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.70 2.70 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.65 0.74 1.32 0.41 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 94.90 93.50 94.90 33.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 165.92 165.03 165.92 85.94 percent [+]




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