Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 9.6 percent year-on-year in November 2020, the most since August, after an upwardly revised 7.3 percent gain in the previous month. Sales of electronic products rose to the fastest pace since the series began in 2005. The shops selling DIY products, kitchens and flooring also achieved strong turnover growth. In addition, demand for furniture and home furnishings, recreational goods, and personal care products rose at faster pace. By contrast, sales of shoes and leather products, and clothing continued to decline. source: Statistics Netherlands

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands averaged 1.61 percent from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 10.40 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -6.40 percent in August of 2009. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Netherlands is expected to be 5.80 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 2.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 6.20 percent in 2021 and 2.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Netherlands Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.60 7.30 10.40 -6.40 2005 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-09-30 04:30 AM Aug 10.2% 9.5% 4%
2020-11-06 05:30 AM Sep 7.6% 10.4% 8.5%
2020-11-30 05:30 AM Oct 7.1% 7.5% 4.4%
2020-12-31 05:30 AM Nov 9.6% 7.3% 6.4%
2021-01-29 05:30 AM Dec 9.6% 7.8%
2021-02-26 05:30 AM Jan
2021-03-31 04:30 AM Feb
2021-04-30 04:30 AM Mar


News Stream
Dutch Retail Sales Rise the Most in 3 Months
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 9.6 percent year-on-year in November 2020, the most since August, after an upwardly revised 7.3 percent gain in the previous month. Sales of electronic products rose to the fastest pace since the series began in 2005. The shops selling DIY products, kitchens and flooring also achieved strong turnover growth. In addition, demand for furniture and home furnishings, recreational goods, and personal care products rose at faster pace. By contrast, sales of shoes and leather products, and clothing continued to decline.
2020-12-31
Dutch Retail Sales Rise at Softer Pace in October
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 7.1 percent year-on-year in October 2020, easing from a marginally revised 7.5 percent growth in the previous month. Shops selling DIY products, kitchens and flooring were the biggest contributors to the turnover growth. Meanwhile, demand for furniture and home furnishings, recreational goods, consumer electronics and personal care products rose at softer pace. By contrast, sales of shoes and leather products, and clothing declined.
2020-11-30
Dutch Retail Trade Growth Slows in September
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 7.6 percent year-on-year in September 2020, easing from a revised 10.4 percent growth in the previous month, as the economy continued to recover from the coronavirus hit. Shops selling DIY products, kitchens and flooring, and shops selling furniture and home furnishings were the biggest contributors to the turnover growth. In addition, demand for recreational goods, consumer electronics and personal care products was up as well.
2020-11-06
Dutch Retail Sales Rise for 4th Month
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased 10.2 percent year-on-year in August 2020, accelerating from a downwardly revised 9.5 percent gain in the previous month. This was the fourth straight month of increase in retail sales, amid the loosening of coronavirus-induced restriction measures. Food sales rose at a faster pace (7.6 percent vs 5.8 percent in July) while non-food sales continued to rise firmly (8.0 percent vs 9.6 percent). Within non-food categories, sales went up for furniture and household articles (11.1 percent vs 21.6 percent), DIY products, kitchens, flooring (15.4 percent vs 20.6 percent), recreational goods (7.8 percent vs 20.0 percent) and consumer electronics (11.1 percent vs 11.8 percent). Meanwhile, sales rebounded for both shoes and leather products (0.7 percent vs -1.9 percent) and personal care products (3.0 percent vs -0.7 percent). On the other hand, sales of clothing continued to fall (-0.5 percent vs -2.4 percent).
2020-09-30

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.