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

Retail sales in Canada decreased 0.2 percent month-over-month in June of 2018, following an upwardly revised 2.2 percent jump in May. It compares with market expectations of a 0.1 percent rise. Sales declined mostly at gasoline stations (-2.3 percent) in part due to lower prices at the pump; and at motor vehicle and parts dealers (-0.7 percent). On the other hand, higher sales were recorded at food and beverage stores (0.9 percent), led by supermarkets and other grocery stores (1.2 percent); building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (1.1 percent) and health and personal care stores (0.6 percent). Excluding autos, retail sales edged down 0.1 percent. On a quarterly basis, retail sales were up 1 percent in the second quarter following a 0.5 percent decrease in the first three months of the year. 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM -1.2% 0.8% 0.0% 0.2%
2018-07-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 2% -0.9% 1.1% 0.7%
2018-08-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM -0.2% 2.2% 0.1% 0.9%
2018-09-21 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM -0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
2018-10-19 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.39%
2018-11-23 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.38%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 55.77 55.55 56.43 46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 2.20 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.80 3.60 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.10 1.70 3.30 -3.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1083677.00 1076688.00 1083677.00 172861.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1248172.00 1242592.00 1248172.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 3.40 4.40 19.90 0.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 615914.00 612321.00 615914.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4285348.00 4260331.00 4285348.00 74836.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.70 3.70 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 100.20 100.30 100.70 32.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 171.31 170.20 173.34 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.04 1.03 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 2.20 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly




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