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Basic Info

US Retail Sales YoY measures the year over year percent change in total retail sales within the US economy, excluding food and services, and represents a majority of discretionary consumer spending. US Retail Sales YoY reached a trough of -12.75% on December 2008 as consumers opted to use less of their discretionary income during the financial crisis.

US Retail Sales YoY is at 13.15%, compared to 12.68% last month and 5.84% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.57%.

Stats

Last Value 13.15%
Latest Period Aug 2021
Last Updated Sep 16 2021, 08:30 EDT
Next Release Oct 15 2021, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 4.57%
Average Growth Rate 268.6%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.84%
Change from 1 Year Ago 125.1%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Notes Year over year growth of seasonally adjusted retail sales. Retail sales exclude food services. Retail sales from the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services.

Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2021 13.15%
July 31, 2021 12.68%
June 30, 2021 16.54%
May 31, 2021 23.87%
April 30, 2021 48.01%
March 31, 2021 28.92%
February 28, 2021 9.76%
January 31, 2021 12.93%
December 31, 2020 5.83%
November 30, 2020 6.77%
October 31, 2020 8.45%
September 30, 2020 8.94%
August 31, 2020 5.84%
July 31, 2020 6.01%
June 30, 2020 5.50%
May 31, 2020 -1.09%
April 30, 2020 -15.34%
March 31, 2020 -2.88%
February 29, 2020 4.46%
January 31, 2020 4.50%
December 31, 2019 5.35%
November 30, 2019 2.79%
October 31, 2019 2.58%
September 30, 2019 3.16%
August 31, 2019 3.92%
Date Value
July 31, 2019 3.02%
June 30, 2019 2.91%
May 31, 2019 2.17%
April 30, 2019 3.01%
March 31, 2019 3.22%
February 28, 2019 1.36%
January 31, 2019 1.99%
December 31, 2018 0.35%
November 30, 2018 3.27%
October 31, 2018 4.01%
September 30, 2018 2.93%
August 31, 2018 5.30%
July 31, 2018 5.75%
June 30, 2018 5.21%
May 31, 2018 6.14%
April 30, 2018 4.49%
March 31, 2018 4.49%
February 28, 2018 4.48%
January 31, 2018 3.86%
December 31, 2017 5.01%
November 30, 2017 6.18%
October 31, 2017 4.80%
September 30, 2017 5.06%
August 31, 2017 3.27%
July 31, 2017 3.22%

Basic Info

US Retail Sales YoY measures the year over year percent change in total retail sales within the US economy, excluding food and services, and represents a majority of discretionary consumer spending. US Retail Sales YoY reached a trough of -12.75% on December 2008 as consumers opted to use less of their discretionary income during the financial crisis.

US Retail Sales YoY is at 13.15%, compared to 12.68% last month and 5.84% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.57%.

Stats

Last Value 13.15%
Latest Period Aug 2021
Last Updated Sep 16 2021, 08:30 EDT
Next Release Oct 15 2021, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 4.57%
Average Growth Rate 268.6%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.84%
Change from 1 Year Ago 125.1%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Notes Year over year growth of seasonally adjusted retail sales. Retail sales exclude food services. Retail sales from the Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services.