South Africa Retail Sales YoY  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Retail sales in South Africa jumped 3.8 percent year-on-year in November of 2016 compared to 0.2 percent drop in October and beating market expectations of a 0.4 percent decrease. It is the highest gain since February of 2016 as sales recovered for general dealers (+4.7 percent from -2.7 percent in October) and for other retailers (+4.4 percent from -1 percent). In addition, sales rose faster for pharmaceuticals and medical goods (+4.9 percent from +2.8 percent) and textiles, clothing and footwear (+1.9 percent from +0.7 percent). In contrast, sales rose less for food, beverages and tobacco (+2.7 percent from +5.1 percent) and hardware, paint and glass (+5.4 percent from +7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 3.5 percent compared to a downwardly revised 0.6 percent fall in the previous month. Considering the three months to November, sales increased 1.8 percent. Retail Sales YoY in South Africa averaged 4.78 percent from 2003 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in September of 2006 and a record low of -6.20 percent in April of 2009.

South Africa Retail Sales YoY
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-16 11:00 AM Sep 1.4% 0.0% 1% 0.7%
2016-12-14 11:00 AM Oct -0.2% 1.6% 0.8% 1%
2017-01-18 11:00 AM Nov 3.8% -0.2% -0.4% 0.5%
2017-02-15 11:00 AM Dec 3.8% 0.22%
2017-03-15 11:00 AM Jan 0.35%
2017-04-12 11:00 AM Feb 0.21%




South Africa Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -10.00 -3.00 23.00 -33.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 3.50 -0.60 4.30 -4.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.80 -0.20 15.50 -6.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1871475.00 1857815.00 1871475.00 260612.00 ZAR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 2588841.00 2538686.00 2588841.00 3393.00 ZAR Million [+]
Personal Savings -0.80 -0.80 23.80 -2.70 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 4.60 6.31 35.88 -2.35 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 10.50 10.50 25.50 5.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 35.30 36.60 44.00 35.30 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 78.00 78.30 86.40 40.30 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.94 0.89 1.44 0.43 USD/Liter [+]



South Africa Retail Sales YoY Notes

In South Africa, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides - South Africa Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 -0.20 15.50 -6.20 2003 - 2016 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012