Canada Retail Sales MoM  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Canada went up 0.4 percent month-over-month in July of 2017, compared to a revised flat reading in June and better than market expectations of a 0.1 percent increase. Sales advanced mostly at motor vehicle and parts dealers (0.8 percent) and food and beverage stores (0.9 percent). Also, gains were reported at health and personal care stores (0.7 percent) and miscellaneous store retailers (0.9 percent). In contrast, sales fell at gasoline stations (-0.3 percent) and building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (-0.2 percent). Year-on-year, retail sales surged 7.8 percent, the strongest rise since January last year. Retail Sales MoM in Canada averaged 0.38 percent from 1991 until 2017, 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
2017-07-21 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.6% 0.7% 0.2% 0.25%
2017-08-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
2017-09-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
2017-10-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
2017-11-23 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.38%
2017-12-21 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.38%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 55.00 54.33 56.40 46.80 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.40 0.00 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 7.80 7.20 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.20 0.70 3.30 -3.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1061240.00 1049324.00 1061240.00 172861.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1213848.00 1190580.00 1213848.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.60 4.30 19.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 591781.00 589714.00 591781.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4055138.00 4037569.00 4055138.00 75096.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.20 2.95 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 100.20 100.90 100.90 33.10 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 169.90 169.04 169.90 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.91 0.90 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.00 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly