European Union Retail Sales YoY  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Retail Sales in European Union increased 2 percent in August of 2017 over the same month in the previous year. Retail Sales Yoy in European Union averaged 1.44 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.10 percent in July of 2000 and a record low of -4 percent in February of 2009.

European Union Retail Sales YoY
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



European Union Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Personal Savings 10.20 10.06 13.00 9.99 percent [+]
Retail Sales Mom 0.00 0.00 2.90 -1.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 2.00 2.40 6.10 -4.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 111.90 112.20 117.30 65.60 [+]
Consumer Spending 1962088.60 1951814.70 1962088.60 1359034.80 EUR Million [+]
Consumer Confidence -1.50 -2.30 1.50 -32.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -8.50 -10.40 -4.80 -65.90 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -5.00 -6.90 1.40 -39.80 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 0.20 0.50 5.40 -12.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -14.60 -15.00 -9.90 -27.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 18.30 18.00 48.80 -11.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -0.40 -1.50 2.20 -16.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 3.50 5.20 67.10 0.80 [+]


European Union Retail Sales YoY

In the European Union, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among goods, food, drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (40.1 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (11.5 percent share); computer equipment, books and other (11.4 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (8.9 percent share); other non-food products (7.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (3.0 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (19.1 percent), followed by France (15.9 percent); the United Kingdom (14.7 percent) and Italy (11.9 percent). Others include Spain (8.4 percent); Netherlands (3.8 percent); Poland (3.7 percent); Belgium (3.2 percent); Sweden (2.4 percent); Greece (2.2 percent); Austria (2.1 percent); Portugal (1.8 percent); Denmark (1.5 percent); Finland, Ireland and Czech Republic (1.3 percent each); Romania (1.0 percent); Hungary (0.9 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.6 percent each); Croatia (0.5 percent); Bulgaria and Slovenia (0.4 percent each); Lithuania (0.3 percent); Latvia, Cyprus and Estonia (0.2 percent each) and Malta (0.1 percent). This page provides - European Union Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. European Union Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 2.40 6.10 -4.00 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly




retail sales yoy by Country

Last
Australia 3.50 Jul/17
Brazil 3.60 Aug/17
Canada 7.80 Jul/17
China 10.30 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.20 Aug/17
France 0.20 Aug/17
Germany 2.80 Aug/17
Indonesia 2.20 Aug/17
Italy -0.50 Aug/17
Japan 1.70 Aug/17
Mexico 0.40 Jul/17
Netherlands 4.40 Aug/17
Russia 3.10 Sep/17
South Korea 0.80 Aug/17
Spain 1.60 Aug/17
Switzerland -0.20 Aug/17
Turkey 2.60 Aug/17
United Kingdom 2.40 Aug/17
United States 4.40 Sep/17