Retail sales in Poland increased 5.6 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, easing from a 9 percent rise in the previous month and below market expectations of 7.6 percent. It was the smallest gain in retail trade since April. Sales slowed for food, beverages & tobacco (1.2 percent from 3 percent in August); fuels (18.4 percent from 21 percent); pharmaceuticals & cosmetics (10.3 percent from 12.5 percent); textiles, clothing & footwear (5.5 percent from 12.1 percent); furniture, appliances & electronics (3.9 percent from 10.1 percent) and newspapers & books (0.9 percent from 4.1 percent). Meanwhile, retail sales fell for motor vehicles & parts (-7 percent from 7.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade declined 3.4 percent, after a 0.9 percent increase in August. Retail Sales YoY in Poland averaged 7.23 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 30.60 percent in April of 2004 and a record low of -14.40 percent in April of 2005.

Retail Sales YoY in Poland is expected to be 5.90 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 Poland to stand at 3.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland 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
2018-08-22 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9.3% 10.3% 8.4% 7.6%
2018-09-21 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 9% 9.3% 9% 6.9%
2018-10-19 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.6% 9% 7.6% 6.5%
2018-11-22 09:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.6% 8.1% 7.2%
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6%


Poland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 6.10 6.90 7.80 -39.70 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 -0.70 9.30 -11.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.60 9.00 30.60 -14.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 295128.40 287005.30 295128.40 52980.90 PLN Million [+]
Personal Savings -9.40 11.85 21.82 -11.12 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 713800.18 712927.88 713800.18 21416.80 PLN Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.35 1.41 1.79 0.54 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 35.20 35.10 36.70 2.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 59.96 60.26 60.26 9.79 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 4.60 3.80 4.60 -59.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 1.90 1.80 4.00 -43.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 3.60 2.90 3.60 -29.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 10.30 13.20 13.20 -26.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -10.50 -9.40 -9.40 -62.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 10.10 11.70 22.50 -69.80 [+]


Poland Retail Sales YoY

In Poland, 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 - Poland Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Poland 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
5.60 9.00 30.60 -14.40 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly




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