Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 3.4 percent year-on-year in July 2019 from a 2.8 percent growth in the previous month. This was the strongest growth in retail trade since March, as sales rose faster for food (1.4 percent vs 1.0 percent in June) and non-food (2.9 percent vs 2.4 percent in June), particularly furniture and household articles (11.4 percent vs 8.2 percent) and DIY products, kitchens, flooring (7.1 percent vs 6.3 percent), while sales of recreational goods rebounded (1.6 percent vs -2.1 percent). Meantime, sales went up softer for shoes & leather goods (0.1 percent vs 0.5 percent) while sales fell for consumer electronics (-3.4 percent vs 0.2 percent); personal care products (-0.2 percent vs 0.2 percent); and clothing (-1.4 percent vs 2.0 percent). Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.24 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 2.50 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 2.40 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
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Apr 2.3% 4.1% 3.7%
2019-07-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY May 3.1% 2.2% 2.8%
2019-08-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Jun 2.8% 3.0% 2.6%
2019-09-13 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Jul 3.4% 2.8% 3.2%
2019-10-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Aug 3.4% 2.8%
2019-11-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Sep 2.5%
2019-12-13 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Oct


Netherlands Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 0.00 2.00 36.00 -41.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 -0.10 4.30 -5.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.40 2.80 9.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 83270.00 82633.00 83270.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 346950.00 331011.00 346950.00 85986.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 9.66 15.73 28.38 1.97 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 1046479.00 1047880.00 1108789.00 181146.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.80 0.85 6.26 0.80 percent [+]
Personal Spending 1.70 2.60 4.30 -3.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15084.00 15537.00 28719.00 12188.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.91 1.94 2.53 1.03 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 102.00 102.70 119.60 50.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 199.13 208.93 231.82 151.56 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 2.80 9.30 -6.40 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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