US Retail Sales:

457.17B USD for May 2019
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Retail Sales measures the total sales within the US economy excluding food services. Retail sales are a good gauge of how the economy is doing. It can also give an idea of whether or not consumers are using their discretionary income. During the financial crisis in 2009, US Retail Sales were 14.10% off highs. Retail sales data releases can have large impacts on the markets and consumer-driven sectors in particular.

US Retail Sales is at a current level of 457.17B, up from 454.78B last month. This represents a monthly annualized growth rate of 6.31%, compared to a long term average annualized growth rate of 4.22%.

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May 31, 2019 457.17B
April 30, 2019 454.78B
March 31, 2019 453.46B
Feb. 28, 2019 445.14B
Jan. 31, 2019 446.76B
Dec. 31, 2018 443.09B
Nov. 30, 2018 451.24B
Oct. 31, 2018 451.03B
Sept. 30, 2018 446.26B
Aug. 31, 2018 446.41B
July 31, 2018 446.71B
June 30, 2018 444.37B
May 31, 2018 443.50B
April 30, 2018 439.45B
March 31, 2018 437.08B
Feb. 28, 2018 437.22B
Jan. 31, 2018 435.39B
Dec. 31, 2017 437.79B
Nov. 30, 2017 434.56B
Oct. 31, 2017 432.20B
Sept. 30, 2017 430.56B
Aug. 31, 2017 421.22B
July 31, 2017 420.57B
June 30, 2017 419.95B
May 31, 2017 417.64B
   
April 30, 2017 419.07B
March 31, 2017 416.01B
Feb. 28, 2017 415.05B
Jan. 31, 2017 417.24B
Dec. 31, 2016 413.33B
Nov. 30, 2016 408.14B
Oct. 31, 2016 408.91B
Sept. 30, 2016 406.72B
Aug. 31, 2016 404.90B
July 31, 2016 405.08B
June 30, 2016 405.22B
May 31, 2016 401.17B
April 30, 2016 399.74B
March 31, 2016 397.09B
Feb. 29, 2016 396.93B
Jan. 31, 2016 395.25B
Dec. 31, 2015 398.76B
Nov. 30, 2015 397.46B
Oct. 31, 2015 395.85B
Sept. 30, 2015 397.08B
Aug. 31, 2015 397.20B
July 31, 2015 397.26B
June 30, 2015 394.46B
May 31, 2015 394.56B
April 30, 2015 390.62B

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Stats

Last Value 457.17B
Latest Period May 2019
Last Updated Jun 14 2019, 08:33 EDT
Next Release Jul 16 2019, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 4.22%
Value from 1 Year Ago 443.50B
Change from 1 Year Ago 3.08%
Frequency Monthly
Unit USD
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Notes: Retail sales exclude food services.

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  • Indicator Code: I:USRS
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USRS","name")
  • Data Point Example: =YCP("I:USRS")
  • Data Series Example: =YCS("I:USRS",,-4)

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