UK retail sales rose 2.7 percent from a year earlier in August 2019, following an upwardly revised 3.4 percent growth in July. Retail Sales YoY in the United Kingdom averaged 2.59 percent from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9 percent in April of 2002 and a record low of -3.90 percent in February of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.90 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 the United Kingdom to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-20 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY May 2.3% 5.1% 2.7% 2.6%
2019-07-18 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Jun 3.8% 2.2% 2.6% 2.4%
2019-08-15 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Jul 3.3% 3.8% 2.6% 3.2%
2019-09-19 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Aug 2.7% 3.4% 2.9% 2.5%
2019-10-18 08:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Sep 2.7% 1.9%
2019-11-15 09:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Oct
2019-12-20 09:30 AM Retail Sales YoY Nov


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -14.00 -11.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 0.40 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.70 3.40 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 340546.00 338901.00 340546.00 68903.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 346349.00 344938.00 346349.00 66638.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.40 4.80 15.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.75 1.75 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Fuel -0.30 0.40 3.30 -3.60 percent [+]
Cbi Distributive Trades -49.00 -16.00 72.00 -55.00 Net Balance [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.57 1.57 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 87.10 86.80 95.90 28.70 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Credit 897.00 1075.00 2296.00 -1169.00 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 YoY

In the United Kingdom, 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 - United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 3.40 9.00 -3.90 1997 - 2019 percent Monthly
2016=100, SA




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