Retail sales in the Netherlands increased by 1.6 percent year-on-year in January of 2019, easing from an upwardly revised 2.4 percent gain in the previous month. It was the lowest growth in retail trade since March last year, as sale of food products rose softer (1.5% vs 3.4%), namely sales of supermarket goods (1.9% vs 3.7%) and those in specialized shops selling food fell (-1.8% vs 1.5%). In addition, sales of non-food products edged down (-0.1% vs 1.1% in December), particularly clothing (-5% vs 0.5%). Meanwhile, sales decreased more for consumer electronics (-1.9% vs -1.6%) and less for both shoes and leather goods (-0.1% vs -2.8%) and recreational goods (-0.7% vs -1.7%). On the other hand, sales increased faster for do-it-yourself items, kitchens, floors (6.2% vs 2.4%). Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.16 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.30 percent in May of 2006 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009.

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 3.80 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 Netherlands to stand at 2.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-14 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.3% 1.7% 4%
2019-01-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.1% 3.3% 3.8%
2019-02-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.3% 4.1% 4%
2019-03-15 05:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.6% 2.4% 2%
2019-04-15 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.6%
2019-05-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY 3.7%
2019-06-14 04:30 AM Retail Sales YoY


Netherlands Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -2.00 1.00 36.00 -41.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 -1.70 4.30 -5.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.60 2.40 9.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 82362.00 82352.00 82362.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 331011.00 323061.00 331011.00 85986.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 9.52 24.60 28.76 2.26 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 1027109.00 1041162.00 1093406.00 188480.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.89 0.83 6.26 0.83 percent [+]
Personal Spending 2.30 2.30 4.30 -3.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15948.00 16062.00 28719.00 12188.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.90 1.89 2.53 1.03 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 102.70 103.60 119.60 50.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 208.93 212.90 231.82 151.56 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 49.00 54.00 55.00 -84.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 41.00 40.00 49.00 -61.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 11.00 10.00 35.00 -27.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 19.00 18.00 36.00 -43.00 [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 2.40 9.30 -6.40 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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