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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 14.83%, compared to 12.51% last month and 8.17% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.62%.

Stats

Last Value 14.83%
Latest Period Oct 2021
Last Updated Nov 16 2021, 08:32 EST
Next Release Dec 15 2021, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 4.62%
Average Growth Rate 267.5%
Value from Last Month 12.51%
Change from Last Month 18.58%
Value from 1 Year Ago 8.17%
Change from 1 Year Ago 81.64%
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
October 31, 2021 14.83%
September 30, 2021 12.51%
August 31, 2021 13.83%
July 31, 2021 12.86%
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 8.17%
September 30, 2020 8.96%
August 31, 2020 5.90%
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%
Date Value
September 30, 2019 3.16%
August 31, 2019 3.92%
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%

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 14.83%, compared to 12.51% last month and 8.17% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.62%.

Stats

Last Value 14.83%
Latest Period Oct 2021
Last Updated Nov 16 2021, 08:32 EST
Next Release Dec 15 2021, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 4.62%
Average Growth Rate 267.5%
Value from Last Month 12.51%
Change from Last Month 18.58%
Value from 1 Year Ago 8.17%
Change from 1 Year Ago 81.64%
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.