Retail trade in Spain shrank 0.9 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent rise in August. It is the biggest annual decline in retail trade since August of 2013 as sales continued to fall for personal equipment (-5.9 percent compared to -2.2 percent in August) and other goods (-1.9 percent compared to -0.6 percent) and were flat for food (0.2 percent). On the other hand, sales increased faster for household equipment (5.2 percent compared to 4.8 percent). On a monthly basis, retail trade went down 0.4 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in August. Retail Sales YoY in Spain averaged -0.06 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6.80 percent in December of 2003 and a record low of -11.30 percent in September of 2012.

Retail Sales YoY in Spain is expected to be 2.10 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 Spain to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-31 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -0.4% -0.1% 1.5%
2018-10-01 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.3% -0.5% -0.9%
2018-10-30 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -0.9% 0.1% 0.5%
2018-11-29 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY -0.9% 1.4%
2018-12-27 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.9%


Spain Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 93.00 90.60 108.80 37.60 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.40 0.20 4.10 -8.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.90 0.10 6.80 -11.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 172064.00 170505.00 172064.00 67275.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 230251.00 198065.00 230251.00 103970.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 12.45 -4.18 20.01 -4.18 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 655297176.00 646057957.00 821459799.00 79332126.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Private Sector Credit 1184281.00 1180713.00 1871339.00 1766.22 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.31 1.32 6.29 1.18 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 60.50 61.20 85.10 22.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 100.42 103.09 134.00 68.90 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.55 1.58 2.00 0.73 USD/Liter [+]


Spain Retail Sales YoY

In Spain, 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 - Spain Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain 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
-0.90 0.10 6.80 -11.30 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly
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