Retail Sales in the United States increased 2.60 percent in August of 2020 over the same month in the previous year. It follows a downwardly revised 2.4 percent gain in July..

Retail Sales YoY in the United States averaged 4.19 percent from 1993 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 11.20 percent in March of 1994 and a record low of -19.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - United States Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Retail Sales YoY in the United States is expected to be 2.20 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 States to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.40 11.20 -19.90 1993 - 2020 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-16 12:30 PM May -6.1% -19.9% -24.6%
2020-07-16 12:30 PM Jun 1.1% -5.6% -3%
2020-08-14 12:30 PM Jul 2.7% 2.1% 1.9%
2020-09-16 12:30 PM Aug 2.6% 2.4% 2.5%
2020-10-16 12:30 PM Sep 2.6% 2.2%
2020-11-17 01:30 PM Oct
2020-12-16 01:30 PM Nov

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 78.90 74.10 111.40 51.70 points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 0.90 18.30 -14.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.60 2.40 11.20 -19.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.70 1.30 12.30 -15.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11819.58 13118.41 13353.69 1403.69 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 17881.52 17841.62 18996.95 351.54 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 1.90 6.20 8.50 -12.90 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 -1.00 12.10 -4.70 percent [+]
Personal Savings 17.80 19.20 33.70 2.20 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 12.25 11.39 115.58 -111.45 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 10526.26 10576.35 10829.94 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.25 3.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 45.00 46.80 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 1.50 -1.20 9.30 -12.60 percent [+]
Chain Store Sales 1849.00 1595.00 15875.00 12.00 USD Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.58 0.58 1.07 0.24 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 75.20 75.40 98.60 23.80 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 113.20 112.50 121.10 57.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 80.20 83.90 108.60 44.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 2.70 2.60 10.40 0.40 [+]


United States Retail Sales YoY
In the United States, 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.