Retail sales in the Netherlands increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, slowing from a 3.4 percent gain in the previous month. It was the smallest annual gain in retail trade since March, as sales of non-food products fell (-0.9 percent vs 2.4 percent in August) while those of food products went up faster (3.7% vs 3.1%), namely sales of supermarket goods (4.1% vs 4%) and specialized shops (1.1% vs -3.3%). Within non-food products, retail trade declined for: clothing (-3.1% vs 3.2%); consumer electronics (-4.9% vs 3.1%); shoes and leather goods (-12.0% vs 2.2%), and recreational goods (-2.5% vs 4.4%). Meanwhile, sales went up more than a month earlier for both home furnishings (1% vs 0.2%) and do-it-yourself items, kitchens, floors (3.1% vs 0.2%). Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.12 percent from 2005 until 2018, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.8% 3.0% 3.2%
2018-10-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.4% 3.8% 2.9%
2018-11-13 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.7% 3.4% 3.4%
2018-12-14 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.7% 4%


Netherlands Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 15.00 19.00 36.00 -41.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -5.70 -0.60 18.90 -23.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.70 3.40 9.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 82352.00 82061.00 82352.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 331011.00 323061.00 331011.00 85986.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 24.60 7.51 28.76 2.26 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 1041162.00 1046312.00 1093406.00 188480.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.93 1.00 6.26 0.93 percent [+]
Personal Spending 2.20 2.70 4.30 -3.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15948.00 16062.00 28719.00 12188.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.98 2.06 2.53 1.03 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 104.30 105.50 119.60 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 3.40 9.30 -6.40 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly
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