United States Retail Sales YoY  1993-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Retail Sales in the United States increased 3.40 percent in January of 2016 over the same month in the previous year. Retail Sales YoY in the United States averaged 4.39 percent from 1993 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 11.20 percent in March of 1994 and a record low of -11.50 percent in December of 2008. Retail Sales YoY in the United States is reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

United States Retail Sales YoY
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 2.20 11.20 -11.50 1993 - 2016 percent Monthly
In the United States, 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 - United States Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-12-11 01:30 PM Nov 1.4% 1.7% 2%
2016-01-15 01:30 PM Dec 2.2% 1.6% 1.65%
2016-02-12 01:30 PM Jan 3.4% 2.2% 2%
2016-03-15 12:30 PM Feb 3.4% 3.29%
2016-04-13 12:30 PM Mar 3.35%
2016-05-13 12:30 PM Apr 3.50%

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 90.70 93.10 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 -0.10 6.70 -3.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.40 2.20 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.10 -0.10 2.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11322.50 11262.40 11322.50 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 13654.40 13630.90 13654.40 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.00 0.30 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.30 0.30 3.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.50 5.50 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 21.27 16.02 115.00 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 8591.54 8513.93 8591.54 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.50 3.37 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 47.80 47.30 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 0.60 0.60 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.10 77.10 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.48 0.54 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Chain Store Sales 6083.00 4499.00 15875.00 3489.00 USD Million [+]




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