Retail sales in the Netherlands grew 0.7 percent year-on-year in May 2022, easing sharply from an upwardly revised 8.2 percent rise in the previous month. It was the 17th straight month of increase in retail sales, but weakest growth since June 2014, as sales of both food and non-food rose softer. Sales of non-food increased much less (2.7 percent vs 21.3 percent in April), namely furniture, home furnishing (7.7 percent vs 9.6 percent); recreational goods (3 percent vs 18.8 percent), shoes and leather products (14.2 percent vs 56.6 percent), clothing (15.7 percent vs 59.7 percent), while those of it yourself kitchen floors fell (-6.5% vs 4.4%). Meanwhile, sales of food and tobacco climbed by 1.3 percent, after a 1.4 percent rise the prior month. source: Statistics Netherlands

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.94 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in January of 2022 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Netherlands Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 4.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.20 percent in 2023 and 2.70 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Netherlands Retail Sales YoY



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-31 04:30 AM Apr 8.1% 8.4% 6.5%
2022-06-30 04:30 AM May 0.7% 8.2% 7.9%
2022-07-29 04:30 AM Jun 8.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Consumer Confidence -50.00 -47.00 points Jun 2022
Retail Sales MoM 4.20 -4.20 percent Feb 2022
Retail Sales YoY 0.70 8.20 percent May 2022
Consumer Spending 82488.00 82881.00 EUR Million Mar 2022
Disposable Personal Income 399129.00 377777.00 EUR Million Dec 2021
Personal Spending 14.80 11.20 percent Apr 2022

Netherlands Retail Sales YoY
In Netherlands, 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.70 8.20 18.10 -6.40 2005 - 2022 percent Monthly
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Dutch Retail Sales Growth Weakest Since 2014
Retail sales in the Netherlands grew 0.7 percent year-on-year in May 2022, easing sharply from an upwardly revised 8.2 percent rise in the previous month. It was the 17th straight month of increase in retail sales, but weakest growth since June 2014, as sales of both food and non-food rose softer. Sales of non-food increased much less (2.7 percent vs 21.3 percent in April), namely furniture, home furnishing (7.7 percent vs 9.6 percent); recreational goods (3 percent vs 18.8 percent), shoes and leather products (14.2 percent vs 56.6 percent), clothing (15.7 percent vs 59.7 percent), while those of it yourself kitchen floors fell (-6.5% vs 4.4%). Meanwhile, sales of food and tobacco climbed by 1.3 percent, after a 1.4 percent rise the prior month.
2022-06-30
Dutch Retail Sales Growth Eases to 4-Month Low
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 8.1 percent year-on-year in April 2022, slowing from a downwardly revised 8.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the weakest growth in retail sales since last December, due to the low base effect ending by March. Sales of non-food rose softer (21.1 percent vs 2.17 percent in March), namely furniture, home furnishing (8.3 percent vs 14.0 percent); recreational goods (14.9 percent vs 14.6 percent), shoes and leather products (57.6 percent vs 56.4 percent), clothing (61.0 percent vs 53.1 percent), and do it yourself kitchen floors (4.6% vs 22.5%). Meanwhile, sales of food and tobacco grew by 1.4 percent, rebounding from a 0.4 percent fall the prior month.
2022-05-31
Dutch Retail Sales Growth Slows in March
Retail sales in the Netherlands grew 8.8 percent year-on-year in March 2022, easing strongly from a downwardly revised 16.4 percent surge in the previous month, due to the low base effect ending by March. Sales of non-food rose softer (27 percent vs 56.9 percent in February), namely furniture, home furnishing (15.3 percent vs 49 percent); recreational goods (13.6 percent vs 61.8 percent), shoes and leather products (50.4 percent vs 78.2 percent), clothing (53.5 percent vs 138.6 percent). Meanwhile, sales of food and tobacco fell by 0.9 percent, following from a 2.4 percent drop in the prior month.
2022-04-29