Ireland's retail trade growth picked up to 1.8 percent month-over-month in May 2021, from a downwardly revised 1.3 percent in April, with the largest monthly volume increases in sales being recorded in clothing, footwear & textiles (198 percent) and department stores (197 percent). For the first time this year both sectors reopened - on May 10th by appointment only and fully on May 17th. The largest decreases in the month were in bars (-33.3 percent) and books, newspapers & stationery (-27.4 percent). On a yearly basis, retail sales jumped 44.0 percent in May, mainly due to a low base from a year ago. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Retail Sales MoM in Ireland averaged 0.31 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 43.40 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -37.60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Retail Sales MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Retail Sales MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Retail Sales MoM in Ireland is expected to be 0.30 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 Ireland to stand at 0.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2022 and 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.