Canada Retail Sales MoM  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Canada advanced 0.6 percent month-over-month in March of 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in February and above market expectations of a 0.3 percent increase. It was the third consecutive month and biggest gain in retail trade since October last year, mainly due to higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers (3.0 percent), namely new car dealers (3.3 percent); clothing and clothing accessories (2.5 percent) and general merchandise stores (1.0 percent). Meanwhile, sales at food and beverage stores dropped (-1.2 percent), mostly due to lower sales at supermarkets and other grocery. Year-on-year, retail trade went up 4.1 percent, after an upwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in February. Retail Sales MoM in Canada averaged 0.38 percent from 1991 until 2018, 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.

Canada Retail Sales MoM
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-23 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.3% -0.7% 1.1% 0.3%
2018-04-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
2018-05-18 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.6% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
2018-06-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-07-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.36%
2018-08-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.38%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 55.83 53.94 56.43 46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 0.50 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.10 3.80 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.20 0.00 3.30 -3.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1077010.00 1074862.00 1077010.00 172861.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1242592.00 1232676.00 1242592.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.40 4.20 19.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 603600.00 603056.00 605466.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4212303.00 4198933.00 4212303.00 74836.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.45 3.45 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 100.20 100.30 100.70 32.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 170.20 172.62 173.34 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.06 1.01 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.50 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly




Related

Latest