Ireland’s retail sales declined 1.7 percent from a month earlier in October of 2021 from a revised 0.9 percent decrease in the previous month. The decrease was driven by hardware, paints, and glass (-13.4 percent), pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic articles (-4.9 percent), and fuel (-2.9 percent). Further losses were capped by increased sales in bars (18 percent), books, newspapers, and stationery (4.9 percent), furniture and lighting (2.8 percent), and non-specialized stores including supermarkets (0.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail volumes were 1.5 percent higher in October, following a 0.8 percent decrease in September. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Retail Sales MoM in Ireland averaged 0.31 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 36.60 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -37.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Retail Sales MoM in Ireland is expected to be 0.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Retail Sales MoM


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-28 10:00 AM Sep 0.3% 3.5% -2%
2021-11-29 11:00 AM Oct -1.7% -0.9% 0.7%
2022-01-07 11:00 AM Nov


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM -1.70 -0.90 percent Oct/21
Retail Sales YoY 1.50 -0.80 percent Oct/21
Consumer Spending 27104.00 26569.00 EUR Million Sep/21
Disposable Personal Income 286059.00 276707.00 EUR Million Dec/20
Personal Savings 21.10 30.40 percent Jun/21

News Stream
Irish Retail Sales Ease in October
Ireland’s retail sales declined 1.7 percent from a month earlier in October of 2021 from a revised 0.9 percent decrease in the previous month. The decrease was driven by hardware, paints, and glass (-13.4 percent), pharmaceutical, medical, and cosmetic articles (-4.9 percent), and fuel (-2.9 percent). Further losses were capped by increased sales in bars (18 percent), books, newspapers, and stationery (4.9 percent), furniture and lighting (2.8 percent), and non-specialized stores including supermarkets (0.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail volumes were 1.5 percent higher in October, following a 0.8 percent decrease in September.
2021-11-29
Irish Retail Sales at 6-Month High in August
Ireland’s retail sales rose by 3.5 percent from a month earlier in August of 2021, the highest reading since February, following a downwardly revised decrease of 2.4 percent in the previous month. The sectors that experienced the largest increases were books, newspapers, and stationery (48.7 percent), bars (31.9 percent), department stores (20.2 percent), motor trades (7.7 percent), electrical goods (5.5 percent), and clothing, footwear, and textiles (4.8 percent). Meanwhile, sales decreased for non-specialized stores and supermarkets (-3.7 percent) and pharmaceuticals, medical, and cosmetic articles (-2.3 percent). On an annual basis, retail volumes were 6 percent higher in August.
2021-09-28
Irish Retail Sales Drop in July
Ireland's retail sales fell by 1.7 percent from a month earlier in July 2021, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent growth in the previous month. The sectors which experienced the largest decreases in the month were books, newspapers & stationery (-21.6 percent), other retail sales (-19.6 percent), department stores (-17.2 percent), furniture & lighting (-8.7 percent), clothing, footwear & textiles (-5.3 percent) and pharmaceuticals, medical & cosmetic articles (-3.9 percent). Meanwhile, sales rose for bars (18.6 percent) and electrical goods (5.8 percent). On an annual basis, retail volumes were 5.2 percent higher in July.
2021-08-27

Ireland Retail Sales MoM
In Ireland, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In Ireland, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy.