Retail Sales In the Euro Area decreased 0.90 percent in July of 2022 over the same month in the previous year. It follows a 3.2 percent drop in June and compares with market forecasts of a 0.7 percent decline. source: EUROSTAT

Retail Sales YoY in the Euro Area averaged 1.23 percent from 1996 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 23.80 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -18.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Retail Sales YoY - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Retail Sales YoY in Euro Area is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Euro Area Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2023 and 2.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Retail Sales YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-03 09:00 AM Jun -3.7% 0.4% -1.7% -0.9%
2022-09-05 09:00 AM Jul -0.9% -3.2% -0.7% -1.4%
2022-10-06 09:00 AM Aug -0.9%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 -1.00 percent Jul 2022
Retail Sales YoY -0.90 -3.20 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Spending 1522.57 1503.62 EUR Billion Jun 2022
Disposable Personal Income 1946433.00 1875766.00 EUR Million Mar 2022
Personal Savings 14.98 13.34 percent Mar 2022
Households Debt to Income 96.79 96.19 percent Dec 2021

Euro Area Retail Sales YoY
In the Euro Area, retail sales show the evolution of the total amount of goods sold. Among them, food drinks and tobacco account for the highest share (39.3 percent); followed by electrical goods and furniture (12.0 percent share); computer equipment books and other (11.4 percent share); pharmaceutical and medical goods (9.9 percent share); textiles, clothing, footwear (9.2 percent share); auto fuel (9.1 percent share); other non-food products (6.0 percent share) and mail orders and internet (2.9 percent share). Among countries, Germany has the highest weight (25.9 percent), followed by France (21.7 percent), Italy (16.1 percent) and Spain (11.4 percent). Others are Netherlands (5.2 percent); Belgium (4.3 percent); Greece (3.0 percent); Austria (2.8 percent); Portugal (2.4 percent); Finland (1.8 percent); Ireland (1.7 percent); Luxembourg and Slovakia (0.8 percent each); Slovenia (0.6 percent); Lithuania (0.4 percent); Latvia and Cyprus (0.3 percent); Estonia (0.2 percent) and Malta (0.1 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.90 -3.20 23.80 -18.90 1996 - 2022 percent Monthly