United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM  1996-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

UK retail trade dropped 1.5 percent month-over-month in December 2017, following a downwardly revised 1 percent gain in November and well below market expectations of a 0.6 percent fall. It was the steepest decline in retail trade since June 2016 and the weakest December performance for seven years, as sales fell at non-food stores (-0.6 percent), non-store retailing (-0.4 percent), food stores (-0.4 percent) and petrol stations (-0.1 percent). Looking at the fourth quarter, sales growth slowed to 0.4 percent from 0.8 percent in the previous period. For the whole of 2017, retail sales increased by 1.9 percent, the lowest annual growth since 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
2017-11-16 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.3% -0.7% 0.1% 0.1%
2017-12-14 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 1.1% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3%
2018-01-19 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM -1.5% 1% -0.6% -0.4%
2018-02-16 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM -1.5% 0.83%
2018-03-22 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.28%
2018-04-19 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM 0.02%


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -13.00 -12.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.50 1.00 3.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.40 1.50 9.00 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 323830.00 322412.00 323830.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 332445.00 332889.00 334607.00 65733.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.50 6.20 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.50 1.50 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.63 1.63 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 87.20 88.00 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1400.00 1362.00 2226.00 -1181.00 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.50 1.00 3.10 -3.70 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




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