Sweden's retail trade increased by 4.6 percent from a year earlier in February of 2021, up from an upwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the fastest growth in retail sales since November, boosted by information and communication equipment (27.4 percent vs 20.6 percent in January); other household equipment (9.9 percent vs 6.4 percent) and cultural and recreation goods (11.9 percent vs 27.7 percent). In addition, on-line trade continued to rise solidly (37.9 percent vs 42.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.7 percent, following an upwardly revised 4.3 percent advance in the previous period source: Statistics Sweden
Retail Sales YoY in Sweden averaged 2.79 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in May of 2000 and a record low of -7.70 percent in December of 1992. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.
Retail Sales YoY in Sweden is expected to be 2.00 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 Sweden to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.