Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 6.6 percent year-on-year in October 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 4.1 percent growth in the previous month. It was the eighth straight month of increase in retail trade and the strongest pace since May, amid a further recovery in consumption as COVID-19 restrictions eased and vaccination levels accelerated. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products surged by 46.6 percent and 34.9 percent, respectively. The shops selling personal care products, and DIY products, kitchens, the flooring was also higher in turnover. In addition, sales of recreational goods grew by 9.8 percent, after a 4.3 percent rise a month earlier. By contrast, sales of electronics (-5.9 percent vs 2.5 percent in September). At the same time, sales of food and tobacco fell by 1.8 percent, following a 0.3 percent drop in the prior month. source: Statistics Netherlands

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.70 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 5.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2022 and 2.70 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Netherlands Retail Sales YoY


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-29 04:30 AM Sep 4% 3.3% 4.5%
2021-11-30 05:30 AM Oct 6.6% 4.1% 3.6%
2021-12-31 05:30 AM Nov 6.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Consumer Confidence -19.00 -10.00 points Nov/21
Retail Sales MoM -0.80 1.20 percent Sep/21
Retail Sales YoY 6.60 4.10 percent Oct/21
Consumer Spending 82348.00 79348.00 EUR Million Sep/21
Disposable Personal Income 377777.00 365954.00 EUR Million Dec/20
Personal Spending 4.60 3.10 percent Sep/21

News Stream
Dutch Retail Sales Rise the Most in 5 Months
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 6.6 percent year-on-year in October 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 4.1 percent growth in the previous month. It was the eighth straight month of increase in retail trade and the strongest pace since May, amid a further recovery in consumption as COVID-19 restrictions eased and vaccination levels accelerated. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products surged by 46.6 percent and 34.9 percent, respectively. The shops selling personal care products, and DIY products, kitchens, the flooring was also higher in turnover. In addition, sales of recreational goods grew by 9.8 percent, after a 4.3 percent rise a month earlier. By contrast, sales of electronics (-5.9 percent vs 2.5 percent in September). At the same time, sales of food and tobacco fell by 1.8 percent, following a 0.3 percent drop in the prior month.
2021-11-30
Dutch Retail Sales Rise the Most in 3 Months
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 4 percent year-on-year in September 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 3.3 percent rise in the previous month. It was the seventh straight month of increase in retail trade and the strongest pace since June, amid a further recovery in consumption as COVID-19 restrictions eased and vaccination levels accelerated. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products rose by 9.3 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively. The shops selling personal care products, and DIY products, kitchens, the flooring was also higher in turnover. Meantime, sales of electronics (1.3 percent vs -2.9 percent in August) and recreational goods (2.4 percent vs -0.8 percent) rebounded. On the other hand, sales of food and tobacco were unchanged, after declining by 3.6 percent in August.
2021-10-29
Dutch Retail Sales Growth Accelerates in August
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 3 percent year-on-year in August 2021, accelerating from a downwardly revised 2.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the sixth straight month of increase in retail trade, amid loosening restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Sales of clothing and shoes and leather products jumped by 22 percent and 14.1 percent, respectively. The shops selling furniture and home furnishing, personal care products, and DIY products, kitchens, the flooring was also higher in turnover. Meantime, sales of electronics and recreational goods declined by 2.4 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively. Also, sales shrank for food, beverages, and tobacco by 3.8 percent, following a 1.8 percent drop in July.
2021-09-30

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.