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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 6.29%, compared to 6.51% last month and 5.69% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.21%.

Stats

Last Value 6.29%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 15 2021, 08:34 EST
Next Release Feb 17 2021, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 4.21%
Average Growth Rate -1.35K%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.69%
Change from 1 Year Ago 10.51%
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
December 31, 2020 6.29%
November 30, 2020 6.51%
October 31, 2020 8.24%
September 30, 2020 9.00%
August 31, 2020 6.33%
July 31, 2020 5.81%
June 30, 2020 5.68%
May 31, 2020 -0.97%
April 30, 2020 -15.33%
March 31, 2020 -2.60%
February 29, 2020 4.40%
January 31, 2020 4.66%
December 31, 2019 5.69%
November 30, 2019 3.17%
October 31, 2019 2.82%
September 30, 2019 3.40%
August 31, 2019 4.46%
July 31, 2019 3.53%
June 30, 2019 3.27%
May 31, 2019 2.64%
April 30, 2019 3.57%
March 31, 2019 3.62%
February 28, 2019 1.72%
January 31, 2019 2.06%
December 31, 2018 0.52%
Date Value
November 30, 2018 3.52%
October 31, 2018 4.10%
September 30, 2018 3.15%
August 31, 2018 5.24%
July 31, 2018 5.72%
June 30, 2018 5.41%
May 31, 2018 5.72%
April 30, 2018 4.14%
March 31, 2018 4.37%
February 28, 2018 4.80%
January 31, 2018 4.13%
December 31, 2017 4.93%
November 30, 2017 5.78%
October 31, 2017 4.83%
September 30, 2017 5.12%
August 31, 2017 3.32%
July 31, 2017 3.11%
June 30, 2017 2.93%
May 31, 2017 4.10%
April 30, 2017 4.84%
March 31, 2017 4.77%
February 28, 2017 4.57%
January 31, 2017 5.56%
December 31, 2016 3.65%
November 30, 2016 2.69%

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 6.29%, compared to 6.51% last month and 5.69% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.21%.

Stats

Last Value 6.29%
Latest Period Dec 2020
Last Updated Jan 15 2021, 08:34 EST
Next Release Feb 17 2021, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 4.21%
Average Growth Rate -1.35K%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.69%
Change from 1 Year Ago 10.51%
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.