Sweden's retail trade jumped by 10.3 percent from a year earlier in May of 2021, following a downwardly revised 7 percent rise in the previous month. It was the strongest rise in retail activity since May of 2000, boosted by sales of electronics and electrical household appliances (21.4 percent vs 17.6 percent in April); clothes and footwear (22.5 percent vs 18 percent); jewellery (35.4 percent vs 24.6 percent) and cultural and recreation goods (3.5 percent vs 0.5 percent). In addition, online trade continued to rise solidly (18.1 percent vs 17.4 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose 2.3 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.4 percent decrease in the preceding month. source: Statistics Sweden

Retail Sales YoY in Sweden averaged 2.84 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in May of 2000 and a record low of -7.60 percent in December of 1992. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Sweden is expected to be 8.90 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 Sweden to stand at 4.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2022 and 2.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.30 7.00 10.90 -7.60 1992 - 2021 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-26 08:30 AM Feb 4.6% 3.8% 2.4%
2021-04-28 07:30 AM Mar 9.1% 5.4% 5.1%
2021-05-28 07:30 AM Apr 7.2% 8.1% 10%
2021-06-28 07:30 AM May 10.3% 7% 7.9%
2021-07-28 07:30 AM Jun 10.3% 8.9%
2021-08-27 07:30 AM Jul
2021-09-28 07:30 AM Aug
2021-10-28 08:30 AM Sep


News Stream
Swedish Retail Trade Growth Fastest since 2000
Sweden's retail trade jumped by 10.3 percent from a year earlier in May of 2021, following a downwardly revised 7 percent rise in the previous month. It was the strongest rise in retail activity since May of 2000, boosted by sales of electronics and electrical household appliances (21.4 percent vs 17.6 percent in April); clothes and footwear (22.5 percent vs 18 percent); jewellery (35.4 percent vs 24.6 percent) and cultural and recreation goods (3.5 percent vs 0.5 percent). In addition, online trade continued to rise solidly (18.1 percent vs 17.4 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales rose 2.3 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.4 percent decrease in the preceding month.
2021-06-28
Swedish Retail Sales Growth at 14-Year High
Sweden's retail trade surged by 9.1 percent from a year earlier in March of 2021, following an upwardly revised 5.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the strongest increase in retail activity since March of 2007, mainly due to a low base comparison from the previous year at the onset of the pandemic crisis. Sales increased primarily for electronics and electrical household appliances (31 percent vs 27.6 percent in February); cultural and recreation goods (26.9 percent vs 13 percent) and textiles, clothes & footwear (22.3 percent vs -17.2 percent). In addition, online trade continued to rise solidly (42.7 percent vs 43.8 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales advanced by 2.6 percent, after an upwardly revised 1.7 percent rise in the previous month.
2021-04-28
Swedish Retail Trade Growth Quickens in February
Sweden's retail trade increased by 4.6 percent from a year earlier in February of 2021, up from an upwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the fastest growth in retail sales since November, boosted by information and communication equipment (27.4 percent vs 20.6 percent in January); other household equipment (9.9 percent vs 6.4 percent) and cultural and recreation goods (11.9 percent vs 27.7 percent). In addition, on-line trade continued to rise solidly (37.9 percent vs 42.5 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales went up 0.7 percent, following an upwardly revised 4.3 percent advance in the previous period.
2021-03-26
Swedish Retail Sales Rebound in January
Sweden's retail trade increased by 3.1 percent from a year earlier in January 2021, rebounding from a 0.9 percent decline in the previous month, boosted by sales of information and communication equipment (20.0 percent vs 6.1 percent in December), cultural and recreation goods (30.0 percent vs -6.8 percent), and other household equipment (7.2 percent vs 3.8 percent). In addition, on-line trade jumped 39.1 percent, compared with 26.2 percent in December. On a monthly basis, retail sales jumped 3.4 percent in January, after a 4 percent slump in December.
2021-02-26

Sweden Retail Sales YoY
In Sweden, 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.