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

Retail sales in Canada went up 0.2 percent month-over-month in November of 2017, easing from an upwardly revised 1.6 percent rise in October and below market expectations of a 0.8 percent gain. Sales increased for gasoline stations (5.9 percent), reflecting higher prices at the pump and electronics and appliance stores (12.9 percent). In addition, sales advanced for general merchandise (1.8 percent) for the third consecutive month and clothing and clothing accessories (3.0 percent). On the other hand, sales declined for motor vehicle and parts dealers (-3.6 percent), mostly due to new car dealers (-5.3 percent). Year-on-year, retail sales increased 6.5 percent. 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
2017-11-23 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.1% -0.1% 0.9% 0.4%
2017-12-21 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 1.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1%
2018-01-25 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.2% 1.6% 0.8% 0.5%
2018-02-22 01:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
2018-03-23 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.37%
2018-04-20 12:30 PM Retail Sales MoM 0.37%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 55.72 55.12 56.40 46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 1.60 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 6.50 6.70 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 1.60 0.80 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 605466.00 601375.00 605466.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4150075.00 4129187.00 4150075.00 74836.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.45 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 173.34 169.90 173.34 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.03 0.96 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 1.60 3.70 -4.50 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly




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