Retail sales in the United Kingdom decreased 4.7 percent year-on-year in May of 2022, following an upwardly revised 5.7 percent fall in the previous month and compared to market forecasts of a 4.5 percent decline. source: Office for National Statistics

Retail Sales YoY in the United Kingdom averaged 2.44 percent from 1997 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 41.20 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -23.10 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Retail Sales YoY in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2023 and 2.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Retail Sales YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-20 06:00 AM Apr -4.9% 1.3% -7.2% -8.4%
2022-06-24 06:00 AM May -4.7% -5.7% -4.5% -4.1%
2022-07-22 06:00 AM Jun -4.7% 2%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM -0.50 0.40 percent May 2022
Retail Sales YoY -4.70 -5.70 percent May 2022
Consumer Spending 358229.00 356660.00 GBP Million Mar 2022
Disposable Personal Income 374155.00 376979.00 GBP Million Dec 2021
Personal Savings 6.50 8.30 percent Dec 2021
Retail Sales Ex Fuel -0.70 0.20 percent May 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.70 -5.70 41.20 -23.10 1997 - 2022 percent Monthly
2016=100, SA