South Africa Retail Sales YoY  2003-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

South Africa's retail sales increased 3.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following an upwardly revised 5.7 percent gain in the previous month and below market expectations of 5.3 percent. Sales rose at a softer pace for: textiles, clothing, footwear and leather goods (5.5 percent compared to 9.3 percent in September); all other retailers (15 percent compared to 19.4 percent); food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores (0.8 percent compared to 5.4 percent) and furniture and household equipment (5.4 percent compared to 6.4 percent). In addition, sales fell for general dealers (-0.3 percent compared to 3.7 percent) and hardware, paint and glass (-0.9 percent compared to -4.1 percent). By contrast, sales advanced at a faster pace for pharmaceuticals goods and cosmetics (5.7 percent compared to 2.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade decreased 0.1 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.4 percent drop in September. Retail Sales YoY in South Africa averaged 4.56 percent from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in September of 2006 and a record low of -6.40 percent in April of 2009.

South Africa Retail Sales YoY
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-18 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.5% 1.6% 2.3% 2%
2017-11-15 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.4% 5.4% 4.5% 4.2%
2017-12-13 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.2% 5.7% 5.3% 5.1%
2018-01-17 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.2% 3.1% 4.0%
2018-02-14 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.04%
2018-03-22 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.16%


South Africa Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -5.00 23.00 -33.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 -0.40 4.40 -5.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.20 5.70 15.50 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1897011.00 1884552.00 1897011.00 260612.00 ZAR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 2760742.00 2723157.00 2760742.00 3393.00 ZAR Million [+]
Personal Savings 0.20 0.20 23.80 -2.70 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 6.45 5.43 35.88 -2.35 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 10.25 10.25 25.50 5.50 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.19 1.02 1.44 0.43 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 33.90 34.30 43.90 33.90 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 74.40 78.00 86.40 40.30 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -22.20 -1.00 37.00 -38.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 6.40 3.00 30.40 -22.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -11.80 -17.00 13.10 -42.00 [+]


South Africa Retail Sales YoY

In South Africa, 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 - South Africa Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.20 5.70 15.50 -6.40 2003 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012




Related

Latest