UK retail sales rose 0.2 from a month earlier in July 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.9 percent jump in June and beating market expectations of a 0.2 percent decline. Non-store retailing grew 6.9 percent and sales at department stores advanced 1.6 percent, following six consecutive months of decline. Year-on-year, retail trade growth eased to 3.3 percent in July from 3.8 percent in June, also beating market forecasts of 2.6 percent. Retail Sales MoM in the United Kingdom averaged 0.23 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.90 percent in February of 2010 and a record low of -3.50 percent in June of 2008.

Retail Sales MoM in the United Kingdom is expected to be -0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales MoM in the United Kingdom to stand at -0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-24 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Apr 0% 1.2% -0.3% -0.3%
2019-06-20 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM May -0.5% -0.1% -0.5% -0.6%
2019-07-18 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Jun 1% -0.6% -0.3% -0.3%
2019-08-15 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Jul 0.2% 0.9% -0.2% -0.6%
2019-09-20 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Aug 0.2%
2019-10-18 08:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Sep 0.2%
2019-11-15 09:30 AM Retail Sales MoM Oct


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -11.00 -13.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 0.90 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.30 3.80 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 340546.00 338901.00 340546.00 68903.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 346349.00 344938.00 346349.00 66638.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.40 4.80 15.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.75 1.75 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Fuel 0.20 0.80 3.30 -3.60 percent [+]
Cbi Distributive Trades -49.00 -16.00 72.00 -55.00 Net Balance [+]
Consumer Credit 1046.00 906.00 2296.00 -1169.00 GBP Million [+]
Households Debt To GDP 87.10 86.80 95.90 28.70 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.57 1.62 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -25.00 -20.00 7.00 -82.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -23.00 -21.00 20.00 -52.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 0.00 4.00 15.00 -18.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 1.00 9.00 31.00 -43.00 [+]


United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM

In the United Kingdom, the Retail sales report provides an aggregated measure of sales of retail goods and services over a specific time period. In the United Kingdom, Retail sales are seasonal, volatile and relatively important to the overall economy. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Retail Sales MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.90 2.90 -3.50 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly
2016=100, SA




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