Retail sales in Portugal rose 6.5 percent year-on-year in April of 2019, accelerating from an upwardly revised 4.5 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest gain in retail trade activity since December of 2005, as sales of food, beverages & tobacco jumped 6.4 percent (from 1 percent in March) and those of non-food products advanced 6.9 percent (from 9.9 percent). On a monthly basis, retail sales dropped 1 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent gain in March. Retail Sales YoY in Portugal averaged 1.31 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 18.70 percent in March of 1996 and a record low of -11.20 percent in October of 2011.

Retail Sales YoY in Portugal is expected to be 3.00 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 Portugal to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-01 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 5.4% 3.9% 4.7%
2019-03-29 11:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.5% 5.3% 4%
2019-04-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 4.2% 4.9% 4.2%
2019-05-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.5% 4.5% 3.7%
2019-06-28 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 6.5% 5.9%
2019-07-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY 3%
2019-08-30 10:00 AM Retail Sales YoY


Portugal Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -9.30 -0.80 -46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.00 1.70 6.10 -7.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 6.50 4.50 18.70 -11.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 29980.10 29882.00 29980.10 21135.70 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.00 4.50 12.00 4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 115117.00 115146.00 141993.00 33832.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending 1.50 1.70 6.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 66.90 67.30 92.10 7.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 98.26 100.95 127.56 83.75 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.70 2.67 8.08 2.64 percent [+]
Disposable Personal Income 41778.90 40723.90 41778.90 19011.60 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.76 1.73 2.33 0.77 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 12.59 9.42 12.59 -63.74 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 3.36 2.71 7.60 -34.53 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -26.40 -26.12 -0.39 -42.17 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations -17.17 -14.49 79.72 -17.17 [+]


Portugal Retail Sales YoY

In Portugal, 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 - Portugal Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Retail Sales YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.50 4.50 18.70 -11.20 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly
SA, 2015=100




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