Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 4.3 percent year-on-year in February 2019, the most since November, accelerating from an upwardly revised 1.8 percent growth in the previous month. Sales of non-food products rebounded strongly (5.7 percent vs -0.2 percent in January), particularly clothing (4.2 percent vs -5.4 percent), shoes & leather goods (5.7 percent vs -1.5 percent); consumer electronics (2.5 percent vs -1.6 percent); recreational goods (1.9 percent vs -1.2 percent); and drugstores (1.3 percent vs -1 percent). In addition, sales rose more for: do-it-yourself items, kitchens, floors (9.8 percent vs 6.9 percent), and furniture, home furnishings (7.2 percent vs 2.3 percent). Meanwhile, sales of food rose at softer pace (1.0 percent vs 1.8 percent). Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.18 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.30 percent in May of 2006 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 1.60 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 Netherlands to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.1% 3.3% 3.8%
2019-02-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.3% 4.1% 4%
2019-03-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.6% 2.4% 2%
2019-04-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.3% 1.8% 2.3%
2019-05-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.3% 3.2%
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY
2019-07-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY


Netherlands Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -4.00 -2.00 36.00 -41.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.50 -0.30 4.30 -5.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.30 1.80 9.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 82475.00 82031.00 82475.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 346950.00 331011.00 346950.00 85986.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 15.73 9.52 28.76 2.26 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 1027109.00 1041162.00 1093406.00 188480.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.86 0.89 6.26 0.83 percent [+]
Personal Spending 0.90 2.50 4.30 -3.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 16017.00 15947.00 28719.00 12188.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.93 1.90 2.53 1.03 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 102.70 103.60 119.60 50.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 208.93 212.90 231.82 151.56 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 49.00 54.00 55.00 -84.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 41.00 40.00 49.00 -61.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 11.00 10.00 35.00 -27.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 19.00 18.00 36.00 -43.00 [+]


Netherlands Retail Sales YoY

In Netherlands, 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 the latest reported value for - Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 1.80 9.30 -6.40 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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