Ireland’s retail sales rose by 3.5 percent from a month earlier in August of 2021, the highest reading since February, following a downwardly revised decrease of 2.4 percent in the previous month. The sectors that experienced the largest increases were books, newspapers, and stationery (48.7 percent), bars (31.9 percent), department stores (20.2 percent), motor trades (7.7 percent), electrical goods (5.5 percent), and clothing, footwear, and textiles (4.8 percent). Meanwhile, sales decreased for non-specialized stores and supermarkets (-3.7 percent) and pharmaceuticals, medical, and cosmetic articles (-2.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail volumes were 6 percent higher in August. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Retail Sales MoM in Ireland averaged 0.33 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 36.60 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -37.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Retail Sales MoM in Ireland is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.