Retail sales in Spain rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in January of 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.6 percent increase in the previous month but slightly lower than market expectations of 0.9 percent. It was the highest gain in retail trade since October of 2018, mainly due to a rebound in sales of personal equipment (0.2 percent from -0.4 percent in December). Meanwhile, sales went up at a softer pace for food (0.6 percent from 0.7 percent); personal equipment (3.1 percent from 3.5 percent) and sales fell faster for other goods (-1.3 percent from -1.2 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced 0.3 percent, recovering from a downwardly revised 0.5 percent drop in December. Retail Sales YoY in Spain averaged -0.04 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 2.50 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
2018-11-29 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.8% -0.4% -1.4%
2018-12-27 08:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 1.4% 2.1% 2.9%
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 0.8% 1.2%
2019-04-30 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 2.5%
2019-05-30 07:00 AM Retail Sales YoY


Spain Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 96.10 93.80 108.80 37.60 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 -0.50 4.10 -8.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.80 0.60 6.80 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 173866.00 172118.00 173866.00 67275.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 201373.00 230251.00 230251.00 103970.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings -1.18 12.45 20.01 -4.18 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 648306635.00 655297176.00 821459799.00 79332126.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Private Sector Credit 1168809.00 1174197.00 1871339.00 1766.22 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.25 0.94 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 1.47 1.43 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.60 6.80 -11.40 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
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