US Retail Sales:

447.10B USD for Aug 2018
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US Retail Sales is at a current level of 447.10B, up from 446.80B last month. This represents a monthly annualized growth rate of 0.83%, compared to a long term average annualized growth rate of 4.25%.

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Aug. 31, 2018 447.10B
July 31, 2018 446.80B
June 30, 2018 444.37B
May 31, 2018 444.14B
April 30, 2018 439.59B
March 31, 2018 437.76B
Feb. 28, 2018 434.86B
Jan. 31, 2018 434.63B
Dec. 31, 2017 435.60B
Nov. 30, 2017 435.52B
Oct. 31, 2017 432.10B
Sept. 30, 2017 429.57B
Aug. 31, 2017 421.12B
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
March 31, 2015 389.63B
Feb. 28, 2015 383.34B
Jan. 31, 2015 385.41B
Dec. 31, 2014 387.81B
Nov. 30, 2014 391.78B
Oct. 31, 2014 390.33B
Sept. 30, 2014 389.13B
Aug. 31, 2014 390.33B
July 31, 2014 387.49B

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US Retail Sales Summary

  • Last Value: 447.10B
  • Latest Period: Aug 2018
  • Updated: Sep 14, 2018, 08:38 EDT
  • Next Release: Oct 15, 2018, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: USD
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Average Growth Rate: 4.25%
  • Value Previously: 446.80B
  • Change From Previous: 0.07%
  • Value One Year Ago: 421.12B
  • Change From One Year Ago: 6.17%
  • First Period: Jan 1992
  • First Value: 146.91B
  • Notes: Retail sales exclude food services. From the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services. Seasonally adjusted. Not adjusted for inflation.

I:USRS Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USRS
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USRS","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USRS")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USRS",,-4)

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About Retail Sales

Retail sales is a substantial portion of consumer spending and an important indicator of economic health. Increased consumer spending is generally considered a sign of stability and growth.

The Retail Trade Report containing this statistic is released monthly by the Department of Commerce. It is generally the first consumer spending report released each month.
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