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

Retail sales in Canada edged up 0.1 percent month-over-month in September of 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent fall in August and well below market expectations of a 0.9 percent rise. Receipts at gasoline stations were up 2.6 percent, amid higher prices at the pump, largely due to supply disruptions caused by Hurricane Harvey. Excluding sales in this subsector, retail sales declined 0.2 percent: sales went down in clothing and clothing accessories stores (-2.8 percent); motor vehicle and parts dealers (-0.5 percent); sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores (-1.5 percent). Year-on-year, retail sales increased 6.2 percent, the smallest gain in seven months. Retail Sales MoM in Canada averaged 0.37 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
2017-09-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
2017-10-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM -0.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
2017-11-23 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% -0.1% 0.9% 0.4%
2017-12-21 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% 0.9% 0.38%
2018-01-25 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM
2018-02-22 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 55.37 55.00 56.40 46.80 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 -0.10 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 6.20 7.10 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.30 -0.40 3.30 -3.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1071880.00 1061382.00 1071880.00 172861.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1208252.00 1213848.00 1213848.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.60 4.60 19.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 595826.00 594551.00 595826.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4101759.00 4076589.00 4101759.00 75096.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.20 3.20 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 100.50 100.20 100.90 33.10 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 169.90 169.04 169.90 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.94 0.93 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 -0.10 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly