Euro Area Retail Sales MoM  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in the Euro Area decreased by 0.4 percent month-on-month in November 2016, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent growth in October and in line with market expectations. Sales fell for non-food products (-0.9 percent) and food, drinks and tobacco (-0.4 percent). In contrast, an automotive fuel rose by 1 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, decreases were observed in Germany (-1.8 percent), Austria and Portugal (both -1.3 percent) and Denmark (-0.3 percent), while the highest increases were registered in Luxembourg (+6.2 percent), Estonia (+1.7 percent), Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia (all +1.4 percent). Year-on-year, retail sales went up 2.3 percent. Retail Sales MoM in the Euro Area averaged 0.09 percent from 1995 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 1.80 percent in January of 1998 and a record low of -1.80 percent in May of 2011.

Euro Area Retail Sales MoM
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-07 10:00 AM Sep -0.2% -0.2% -0.2% 0.3%
2016-12-05 10:00 AM Oct 1.1% -0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
2017-01-06 10:00 AM Nov -0.4% 1.4% -0.4% -0.2%
2017-02-03 10:00 AM Dec -0.4% 0.12%
2017-03-03 10:00 AM Jan 0.28%
2017-04-04 09:00 AM Feb 0.17%




Euro Area Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -5.10 -6.10 2.40 -34.30 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.40 1.40 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.30 3.00 5.00 -4.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1380.09 1375.72 1380.09 1047.53 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1662368.00 1652797.00 1662368.00 1073620.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 12.62 12.62 14.67 11.98 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 12863357.90 12793982.10 13354186.10 4998832.40 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.33 2.35 6.52 2.33 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 614930.66 614113.13 648985.71 359891.93 EUR Million [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.90 58.90 63.70 45.10 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 94.14 94.72 97.54 71.02 percent [+]



Euro Area Retail Sales MoM Notes

In the Euro Area, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among them, food drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (39.3 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (12.0 percent share); computer equipment books and other (11.4 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (9.9 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9.1 percent share); other non-food products (6.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (2.9 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (25.9 percent), followed by France (21.7 percent), Italy (16.1 percent) and Spain (11.4 percent). Others are Netherlands (5.2 percent); Belgium (4.3 percent); Greece (3.0 percent); Austria (2.8 percent); Portugal (2.4 percent); Finland (1.8 percent); Ireland (1.7 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.8 percent each); Slovenia (0.6 percent); Lithuania (0.4 percent); Latvia and Cyprus (0.3 percent); Estonia (0.2 percent) and Malta (0.1 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 1.40 1.80 -1.80 1995 - 2016 percent Monthly
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