Sweden Retail Sales YoY  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Retail sales in Sweden increased 3.1 percent year-on-year in May of 2018, following a downwardly revised 3.3 percent gain in the previous month. Sales advanced less for: information & communication equipment (6.0 percent vs 8.0 percent in April); clothing & footwear (3.7 percent vs 9.0 percent); cultural & recreation goods (9.5 percent vs 16.3 percent) and newspapers and stationery (11.0 percent vs 17.8 percent). Also, those via mail order houses or via Internet declined further (-18.0 percent vs -13.2 percent). Meanwhile, sales rose faster for food, beverages & tobacco (7.2 percent vs 2.5 percent) and pharmaceutical & medical goods, cosmetic and toilet articles (8.8 percent vs 8.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales edged up 0.2 percent, compared to a 0.6 percent rise in April and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Retail Sales YoY in Sweden averaged 2.86 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11 percent in May of 2000 and a record low of -7.70 percent in December of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-27 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.9% 0.5% 2% 1.9%
2018-05-28 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.6% 2.7% 2% 2.5%
2018-06-28 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.1% 3.3% 2.7%
2018-07-27 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.1% 2.6%
2018-08-28 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.3%
2018-09-28 07:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.1%


Sweden Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 96.80 97.90 121.90 43.90 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 0.60 4.70 -6.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.10 3.30 11.00 -7.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 515236.00 510981.00 515236.00 254003.00 SEK Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 523433.00 511851.00 654848.00 71581.00 SEK Million [+]
Personal Savings 15.16 9.60 32.89 -10.99 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 6.40 6.50 22.70 -3.20 percent [+]
Household Spending 0.00 0.60 3.40 -3.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 87.70 87.30 87.70 43.90 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 155.94 153.00 155.94 96.19 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.70 1.69 2.25 0.94 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 12.00 16.00 21.00 -34.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -10.00 1.00 51.00 -40.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 18.00 17.00 32.00 -23.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -4.00 -6.00 4.00 -24.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations 59.00 68.00 69.00 9.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 3.00 -4.00 81.00 -54.00 [+]


Sweden Retail Sales YoY

In Sweden, 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 - 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 3.30 11.00 -7.70 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100




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