Retail sales in Switzerland increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2021, easing from an upwardly revised 2.6 percent rise in the previous month, which was the strongest growth in retail activity since April. Non-fuel sales slowed (2.3 percent vs 3.7 percent in September) while those of food, beverages & tobacco declined faster (-2.8 percent vs -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.7 percent, after a 0.1 percent gain in September. source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office

Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland averaged 1.67 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 38.30 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -18.40 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Switzerland is expected to be 4.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 4.60 percent in 2022 and 3.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Retail Sales YoY


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-02 07:30 AM Sep 2.5% 0.8% 1.5%
2021-12-02 07:30 AM Oct 1.2% 2.6% 0.6%
2022-01-07 07:30 AM Nov 1.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM 0.70 0.10 percent Oct/21
Retail Sales YoY 1.20 2.60 percent Oct/21
Personal Savings 19.00 13.30 percent Dec/20

News Stream
Switzerland Retail Sales Growth Eases in October
Retail sales in Switzerland increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2021, easing from an upwardly revised 2.6 percent rise in the previous month, which was the strongest growth in retail activity since April. Non-fuel sales slowed (2.3 percent vs 3.7 percent in September) while those of food, beverages & tobacco declined faster (-2.8 percent vs -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.7 percent, after a 0.1 percent gain in September.
2021-12-02
Swiss Retail Sales Rise the Most in 4 Months
Retail sales in Switzerland rose 2.5 percent year-on-year in September of 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 0.8 percent gain in the previous month. It was the strongest growth in retail sales since May, as sales of non-food increased faster (3.4 percent vs 3.1 percent in August). In addition, sales of food, beverages and tobacco dropped less (-0.3 percent vs -2.2 percent in July). On a monthly basis, retail sales edged up 0.1 percent, easing from an upwardly revised 1.4 percent rise in August.
2021-11-02
Swiss Retail Sales Rebound in August
Retail sales in Switzerland rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, rebounding from a downwardly revised 2.3 percent fall in the previous month, as sales of non-food recovered sharply (2.4 percent vs -1.5 percent in July). In addition, sales of food, beverages and tobacco dropped less (-2.2 percent vs -4.1 percent in July). On a monthly basis, retail sales increased 1.1 percent, the first increase in 5 months, recovering from a downwardly revised 2.6 percent growth in July.
2021-10-04

Switzerland Retail Sales YoY
In Switzerland, 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.