Retail sales in Spain increased 1.7 percent year-on-year in March 2019, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent gain in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 0.8 percent rise. It was the biggest increase in retail trade in five months, as sales went up further for food (1.6 percent compared to 1.3 percent in February) and personal equipment (2.0 percent compared to 1.4 percent). Meanwhile, sales of household equipment eased (0.9 percent compared to 2.2 percent) and of other goods rose at the same pace (1.6 percent, the same as in February). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced 0.4 percent, the unchanged from the previous month. Retail Sales YoY in Spain averaged -0.02 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6.80 percent in December of 2003 and a record low of -11.40 percent in September of 2012.

Retail Sales YoY in Spain is expected to be 2.70 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 Spain to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-30 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.8% 1.1% 2.1%
2019-03-11 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 0.8% 0.6% 0.9% 1.1%
2019-03-29 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.2% 0.9% 1.2%
2019-04-30 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.7% 1.4% 0.8% 1.1%
2019-05-30 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.7%
2019-06-28 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY
2019-07-29 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.7%


Spain Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 97.00 93.90 108.80 37.60 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.40 0.40 4.00 -8.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.70 1.40 6.80 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 173559.00 173459.00 173559.00 67275.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 234005.00 201494.00 234005.00 103970.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 10.17 -1.15 20.01 -5.37 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 646845146.00 648306635.00 821459799.00 79332126.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Private Sector Credit 1170816.00 1165885.00 1871339.00 1766.22 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.39 1.11 6.29 0.94 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 59.60 60.70 85.10 22.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 100.42 103.09 134.00 68.90 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.55 1.48 2.00 0.73 USD/Liter [+]


Spain Retail Sales YoY

In Spain, 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 - Spain Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 1.40 6.80 -11.40 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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