Eurozone retail sales rose by 1 percent from a month earlier in November of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent increase in October and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent decline. It was the biggest increase since June, as sales advanced faster for both non-food products (1.6 percent vs 0.3 percent in October) and food, drinks and tobacco (0.6 percent vs 0.1 percent). Meanwhile, those of automotive fuel declined (-1.5 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a yearly basis, sales jumped by 7.8 percent in November, beating forecasts of 5.6 percent growth. source: EUROSTAT

Retail Sales MoM in the Euro Area averaged 0.12 percent from 1995 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -11.50 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Retail Sales MoM in Euro Area is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Euro Area Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2023 and 0.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Retail Sales MoM


Euro Area Retail Sales MoM
In the Euro Area, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among them, food drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (39.3 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (12.0 percent share); computer equipment books and other (11.4 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (9.9 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9.1 percent share); other non-food products (6.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (2.9 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (25.9 percent), followed by France (21.7 percent), Italy (16.1 percent) and Spain (11.4 percent). Others are Netherlands (5.2 percent); Belgium (4.3 percent); Greece (3.0 percent); Austria (2.8 percent); Portugal (2.4 percent); Finland (1.8 percent); Ireland (1.7 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.8 percent each); Slovenia (0.6 percent); Lithuania (0.4 percent); Latvia and Cyprus (0.3 percent); Estonia (0.2 percent) and Malta (0.1 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 0.30 19.00 -11.50 1995 - 2021 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-03 10:00 AM Oct 0.2% -0.4% 0.2% 0.1%
2022-01-07 10:00 AM Nov 1% 0.3% -0.5% -0.6%
2022-02-04 10:00 AM Dec 1% 0.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM 1.00 0.30 percent Nov/21
Retail Sales YoY 7.80 1.70 percent Nov/21
Consumer Spending 1499.20 1437.25 EUR Billion Sep/21
Disposable Personal Income 1870481.00 1849339.00 EUR Million Jun/21
Personal Savings 15.01 19.04 percent Sep/21
Households Debt To Income 96.19 93.79 percent Dec/20


News Stream
Eurozone Retail Sales Unexpectedly Rise
Eurozone retail sales rose by 1 percent from a month earlier in November of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent increase in October and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent decline. It was the biggest increase since June, as sales advanced faster for both non-food products (1.6 percent vs 0.3 percent in October) and food, drinks and tobacco (0.6 percent vs 0.1 percent). Meanwhile, those of automotive fuel declined (-1.5 percent vs 0.7 percent). On a yearly basis, sales jumped by 7.8 percent in November, beating forecasts of 5.6 percent growth.
2022-01-07
Eurozone Retail Sales Post Modest Rise in October
Eurozone retail sales rose by 0.2 percent from a month earlier in October 2021, following a revised 0.4 percent decline in September and matching market expectations. Consumers are likely to become more cautious in the coming months, amid soaring energy prices and concerns over the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant. Sales of non-food products advanced 0.4 percent (vs -1.9 percent in September), with on-line trade jumping 3.2 percent (vs -3.1 percent), and fuel sales increased 1.3 percent (vs 1.0 percent in September). Meanwhile, purchases of food, drinks and tobacco fell back into contraction territory (-0.1 percent vs 0.8 percent).
2021-12-03
Eurozone Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall
Eurozone retail sales fell by 0.3 percent from a month earlier in September 2021, following an upwardly revised 1.0 percent growth in August and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent advance. Consumers are likely to become more cautious in the months ahead, amid concerns over inflationary pressure and rising coronavirus infections. Sales of non-food products were down by 1.5 percent (vs 2.6 percent in August), with on-line trade dropping 1.4 percent (vs 5.4 percent); while purchases of food, drinks and tobacco rose for the first time in six months (0.7 percent vs -0.6 percent) and fuel sales also rebounded (1.1 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a yearly basis, sales increased by 2.5 percent in September, beating forecasts of 1.5 percent growth.
2021-11-05