Retail sales in Indonesia jumped by 15.6 percent year-on-year in April 2021, after tumbling by 14.6 percent a month earlier. This marked the first time increase in retail trade in 17 months and the most since June 2016, amid Ramadhan and Eid al-Fitr celebration and a low base effect from last year. Sales rebounded sharply for food, beverages & tobacco (26.7% vs -9.0% in March), clothing (55.2% vs -10.8%), automotive parts & accessories (8.1% vs -13.2%), and fuel (37.3% vs 3.2%).In addition, sales fell much less for information & communication equipment (-31.1% vs -38.8% in March), home appliances (-10.8% vs -23.3%), cultural & recreational goods (-7.8% vs -41.9%). On a monthly basis, retail sales surged by 17.3 percent in April, the most since August 2011, accelerating sharply from a 6.1 percent rise in March. source: Bank Indonesia

Retail Sales YoY in Indonesia averaged 7.54 percent from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 40.30 percent in January of 2010 and a record low of -26.30 percent in November of 2008. This page provides - Indonesia Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Indonesia Retail Sales YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Retail Sales YoY in Indonesia is expected to be 11.00 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 Indonesia to stand at 4.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Indonesia Retail Sales YoY is projected to trend around 5.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Indonesia Retail Sales YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.60 -14.60 40.30 -26.30 2006 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-09 03:00 AM Jan -16.4% -19.2% -9.9%
2021-04-12 03:00 AM Feb -18.1% -16.4% -11%
2021-05-11 03:00 AM Mar -14.6% -18.1%
2021-06-10 03:00 AM Apr 15.6% -14.6% -10%
2021-07-16 03:00 AM May 15.6%
2021-08-19 03:00 AM Jun
2021-09-16 03:30 AM Jul
2021-10-18 03:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Indonesia Retail Sales Rise for 1st Time in 17 Months
Retail sales in Indonesia jumped by 15.6 percent year-on-year in April 2021, after tumbling by 14.6 percent a month earlier. This marked the first time increase in retail trade in 17 months and the most since June 2016, amid Ramadhan and Eid al-Fitr celebration and a low base effect from last year. Sales rebounded sharply for food, beverages & tobacco (26.7% vs -9.0% in March), clothing (55.2% vs -10.8%), automotive parts & accessories (8.1% vs -13.2%), and fuel (37.3% vs 3.2%).In addition, sales fell much less for information & communication equipment (-31.1% vs -38.8% in March), home appliances (-10.8% vs -23.3%), cultural & recreational goods (-7.8% vs -41.9%). On a monthly basis, retail sales surged by 17.3 percent in April, the most since August 2011, accelerating sharply from a 6.1 percent rise in March.
2021-06-10
Indonesia Retail Sales Drop the Least in 6 Months
Retail sales in Indonesia tumbled by 14.6 percent year-on-year in March 2021, after plunging by 18.1 percent a month earlier. This marked the sixteenth straight month of decline in retail trade, but the smallest pace since last September, amid the massive Covid-19 vaccination programme. Sales shrank softer for information & communication equipment (-38.8% vs -39.7% in February), food, beverages & tobacco dropped (-9.0% vs -9.8%), home appliances (-23.3% vs -27.4%), cultural & recreational goods (-41.9% vs -51.0%), clothing (-10.8% vs -41.3%) and automotive parts & accessories (-13.2% vs -21.0%), while that of fuel rebounded sharply (3.2% vs -17.5%). On a monthly basis, retail sales jumped by 6.1 percent in March, the first monthly increase in three months, recovering sharply from a 2.7 percent drop in February.
2021-05-11
Indonesia Retail Sales Slump at Faster Pace
Retail sales in Indonesia plunged by 18.1 percent year-on-year in February 2021, after tumbling by 16.4 percent a month earlier. This marked the fifteenth straight month of decline in retail trade, amid the prolonged impact caused by the COVID-19 crisis that made people to stay at home most of their time. Sales fell faster for information & communication equipment (-39.7% vs -38.8% in January), food, beverages & tobacco dropped (-9.8% vs -7.0%), fuel (-17.6% vs -17.1%), home appliances (-27.4% vs -25.8%), cultural & recreational goods (-61.0% vs -53.0%). Meantime, sales continued to decrease for both clothing (-41.3% vs -46.3%) and automotive parts & accessories (-21.0% vs -22.1%). On a monthly basis, retail sales declined by 2.7 percent in February, following a 4.3 percent fall in January.
2021-04-12
Indonesia Retail Sales Fall at Softer Pace
Retail sales in Indonesia tumbled by 16.4 percent year-on-year in January 2021, after plunging by 19.2 percent a month earlier. This marked the fourteen straight month of fall in retail trade, amid the prolonged impact caused by the COVID-19 crisis that made people to stay at home most of their time. Sales dropped less for information & communication equipment (-38.8% vs -39.2% in December 2020), food, beverages & tobacco dropped (-7.0% vs -10.3%), clothing (-46.3% vs -59.7%). Meantime, sales continued to decrease for fuel (-17.1% vs -12.0%), home appliances (-25.8% vs -25.0%), cultural & recreational goods (-53.0% vs -40.0%) and automotive parts & accessories (-22.1% vs -20.0%). On a monthly basis, retail sales declined by 4.3 percent in January, reversing from a 4.8 percent growth in December.
2021-03-09

Indonesia Retail Sales YoY
In Indonesia, 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.