Retail sales in Canada advanced 3.6 percent year-on-year in August 2018, after an downwardly revised 3.5 percent increase in July. Retail Sales YoY in Canada averaged 4.55 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.50 percent in December of 1997 and a record low of -6.50 percent in December of 2008.

Retail Sales YoY in Canada is expected to be 4.03 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales YoY in Canada to stand at 4.41 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 4.51 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-22 12:30 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.8% 3.6% 3.6%
2018-09-21 12:30 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.7% 4.0% 3.6%
2018-10-19 12:30 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.6% 3.5% 4%
2018-11-23 01:30 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.6% 3.7%
2018-12-21 01:30 PM Retail Sales YoY 3.84%


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 57.05 55.25 57.05 46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 0.20 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.60 3.50 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.40 0.80 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 622367.00 618362.00 622367.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 4294167.00 4299899.00 4299899.00 74836.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.95 3.70 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 99.40 100.00 100.70 32.10 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 171.31 170.20 173.34 85.94 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.94 1.01 1.32 0.41 USD/Liter [+]


Canada Retail Sales YoY

In Canada, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides - Canada Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 3.50 10.50 -6.50 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly




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