Retail Sales in Germany increased 4.40 percent in April of 2021 year-on-year in April of 2021, much less than market forecasts of a 10.1 percent rise. Increases were seen for non-food products (10.6 percent), namely textiles, clothing, shoes and leather goods (33.1 percent) and furnishings, household appliances and building (7.2 percent). Retail stores with the exception of food retail were closed until the end of April 2020 due to the first coronavirus lockdown. Compared to February 2020, the month before the coronavirus crisis, retail sales were up by 0.8 percent. source: Federal Statistical Office

Retail Sales YoY in Germany averaged 0.72 percent from 1995 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 11.60 percent in March of 2021 and a record low of -8.30 percent in January of 2021. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Germany is expected to be 4.40 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 Germany to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022 and 1.80 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 11.60 11.60 -8.30 1995 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-02 07:00 AM Jan -8.7% 2.8% 1.3% 0.9%
2021-04-01 06:00 AM Feb -9% -9.3% -6.3% -6.2%
2021-05-03 06:00 AM Mar 11% -6.6% -0.3% -3.2%
2021-06-02 06:00 AM Apr 4.4% 11.6% 10.1% 15.1%
2021-07-02 06:00 AM May 4.4%
2021-08-02 06:00 AM Jun
2021-09-01 06:00 AM Jul
2021-10-01 06:00 AM Aug

Germany Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.00 -8.60 16.80 -23.10 points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -5.50 7.70 12.80 -8.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.40 11.60 11.60 -8.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 383.75 405.47 430.92 311.49 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 519.90 515.97 519.90 22.96 EUR Billion [+]
Personal Savings 20.10 16.60 20.40 7.80 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 232207.00 235153.00 423705.00 21369.00 EUR Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 3285032.00 3285119.00 3285119.00 6461.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.90 1.90 6.55 1.78 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 58.80 57.70 71.20 34.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 84.70 83.43 106.63 83.27 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.88 1.83 2.14 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 41.30 34.80 69.50 -33.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 60.20 58.50 60.20 -26.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 58.50 59.20 64.40 -55.40 [+]


Germany Retail Sales YoY
In Germany, 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.