Retail sales in Canada were unchanged in June 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.2 percent fall in the previous month and slightly above market forecasts of a 0.1 percent decline. Stronger sales across most subsectors were offset by lower sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers (-2.5 percent), mostly due to new car dealers (-3.2 percent); and gasoline stations (-3.4 percent). Sales picked up at building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6.0 percent) and general merchandise stores (3.0 percent). Also, sales increased at both clothing and clothing accessories stores (4.2 percent) and sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores (3.7 percent), due to inclement weather in May and coincided with the Toronto Raptors playing in and winning the NBA championship in June. Year-on-year, retail trade advanced 1 percent, easing from a downwardly revised 0.7 percent gain in the prior month. Retail Sales MoM in Canada averaged 0.37 percent from 1991 until 2019, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Mar 1.1% 1% 1% 1.1%
2019-06-21 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Apr 0.1% 1.3% 0.2% 0.5%
2019-07-19 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM May -0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
2019-08-23 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Jun 0% -0.2% -0.1% -0.2%
2019-09-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Jul 0% 0.6% 0.4%
2019-10-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Aug
2019-11-22 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM Sep 0.2%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 53.00 55.60 57.05 46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 -0.20 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.00 0.70 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.90 -0.40 3.30 -3.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1177341.00 1175734.00 1177341.00 182407.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1271464.00 1255644.00 1271464.00 24872.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 1.70 1.30 21.60 0.30 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 634057.00 631764.00 634057.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4450006.00 4429304.00 4450006.00 74836.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.95 3.95 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 101.30 100.72 101.39 52.46 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 174.05 173.02 174.05 83.56 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.90 0.95 1.32 0.41 USD/Liter [+]


Canada Retail Sales MoM

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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 -0.20 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2019 percent Monthly




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