United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Retail sales in the United Kingdom dropped 0.8 percent month-over-month in September 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.9 percent gain in August and missing market expectations of 0.1 percent decline. It was the biggest fall in retail trade since March, mainly due to lower sales at non-food stores (-1.5 percent), particularly at other stores (-6.7 percent); food stores (-0.6 percent); and petrol stations (-1.6 percent). Meanwhile, sales rose at household good stores (3 percent) and textile, clothing and footwear stores (0.9 percent). Compared with a year earlier, sales volumes grew 1.2 percent, following a 2.3 percent gain in August and missing expectations of a 2.1 percent rise. In the third quarter of the year, retail sales growth slowed to a year-on-year rate of 1.5 percent, its lowest since the second quarter of 2013. Retail Sales MoM in the United Kingdom averaged 0.22 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3.10 percent in February of 2010 and a record low of -3.70 percent in January of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-17 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
2017-09-20 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 1% 0.6% 0.2% 0.4%
2017-10-19 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.8% 0.9% -0.1% -0.3%
2017-11-16 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM -0.8% 0.25%
2017-12-14 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.24%


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.80 0.90 3.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.20 2.30 9.00 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 322580.00 321846.00 322580.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 330546.00 324376.00 334607.00 62925.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.90 4.00 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.25 1.25 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.59 1.50 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 88.00 87.60 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1583.00 1166.00 2227.00 -1175.00 GBP Million [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -25.00 -20.00 7.00 -82.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -23.00 -21.00 20.00 -52.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 0.00 4.00 15.00 -18.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 1.00 9.00 31.00 -43.00 [+]


United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM

In the United Kingdom, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In the United Kingdom, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.80 0.90 3.10 -3.70 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA