Singapore Retail Sales YoY  1986-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Singapore rose 4.6 percent year-on-year in December 2017, after a downwardly revised 5.0 percent rise in the prior month. Sales increased at a softer pace for: petrol service (4.3 pct vs 9 pct in November); recreational goods (2.6 pct vs 8.2 pct) and computer & telecommunications (15.2 pct vs 16.2 pct). At the same time, sales grew less in department stores (1 pct vs 4 pct); supermarkets (8.2 pct vs 9.7 pct) and food retailers (1.1 pct vs 3.9 pct). Meantime, sales went up at a faster rate for: motor vehicles (26.0 pct vs 7.5 pct) and wearing apparel (4.2 pct vs 2.5 pct). On the other hand, sales fell for: medical goods & toiletries (-1.6 pct vs 4.6 pct); furniture & household equipment (-0.4 pct vs 2.3 pct); watches & jewelry (-8.2 pct vs 2.5 pct) and optical goods & books (-4.3 pct vs -4 pct). On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped by 0.2 percent, following a downwardly revised 4.9 percent rise in November and marking the first monthly fall in three months. Retail Sales YoY in Singapore averaged 5.20 percent from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 51.10 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of -28.20 percent in February of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -0.1% -0.6% 1.7%
2018-01-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.3% -0.2% 1.40%
2018-02-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 5.0% 1.7%
2018-03-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.6% 3.09%
2018-04-12 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.03%
2018-05-11 05:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.96%


Singapore Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 4.90 28.90 -33.20 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.60 5.00 51.10 -28.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 37595.30 37105.30 37595.30 4086.60 SGD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 573481.60 575354.50 575354.50 56535.00 SGD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 5.28 5.28 14.98 5.28 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 60.70 60.50 62.10 21.80 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.68 1.62 1.80 0.61 USD/Liter [+]


Singapore Retail Sales YoY

In Singapore, 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 - Singapore Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Singapore Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 5.00 51.10 -28.20 1986 - 2017 percent Monthly




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