Spain Retail Sales y/y

Country:
Spain
EUR, Euro
Sector:
Consumer
Low -31.6% -2.3%
-14.1%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
-18.5%
-31.6%
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Spain's Retail Sales y/y index provides a monthly measure of retail good sales, which is based on a survey of retail stores of different types and sizes, except car dealers, in the reported month compared to the same month of the previous year. This is a very important indicator of consumer spending, as it correlates with the consumer confidence level. The purpose of the retail sales index is to show essential characteristics of Spanish retail traders and to provide data for the evaluation of the near-term sector development.

The data is collected based on a random stratified sampling among approximately 12,000 companies. A random sample is selected on each layer, except for companies employing over 50 people, which are always included in the sampling. In some Autonomous Communities and cities smaller representative companies are also comprehensive due to a small population.

Related data is collected by the regional departments of the National Statistics Institute. Companies fill out a monthly questionnaire by mail, Internet, phone or fax.

The Retail Sales index is calculated in accordance with the Laspeyres aggregated formula with the benchmark period set to 2015. The aggregated index measures the total dynamics of indices over a short period of time against different basis periods.

The index is first adjusted in accordance with the calendar is is then additionally seasonally adjusted. Seasonable variation allows preserving similar intensity dynamics in each month, quarter or season to expect in the future.

A greater than expected value should be seen as positive for the euro quotes, while lower values are usually seen as negative.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "Spain Retail Sales y/y" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Apr 2020
-31.6%
-2.3%
-14.1%
Mar 2020
-14.1%
1.7%
1.8%
Feb 2020
1.8%
2.2%
1.7%
Jan 2020
1.7%
2.3%
1.8%
Dec 2019
1.7%
2.2%
2.5%
Nov 2019
2.9%
3.0%
2.9%
Oct 2019
2.6%
3.3%
3.4%
Sep 2019
3.4%
3.2%
3.3%
Aug 2019
3.2%
2.8%
3.3%
Jul 2019
3.2%
2.4%
2.5%
Jun 2019
2.4%
1.7%
2.6%
May 2019
2.4%
0.7%
1.3%
Apr 2019
1.1%
0.8%
1.4%
Mar 2019
1.7%
0.8%
1.4%
Feb 2019
1.2%
0.8%
0.9%
Jan 2019
0.8%
0.9%
0.6%
Dec 2018
0.8%
0.6%
1.1%
Nov 2018
1.4%
2.1%
Oct 2018
1.8%
-0.4%
Sep 2018
-0.9%
0.3%
Aug 2018
0.3%
-0.4%
Jul 2018
-0.4%
0.1%
Jun 2018
0.1%
-0.3%
May 2018
-0.3%
0.5%
Apr 2018
0.5%
1.9%
Mar 2018
1.9%
1.9%
Feb 2018
1.9%
2.2%
Jan 2018
2.2%
0.6%
Dec 2017
1.2%
1.9%
Nov 2017
2.0%
-0.1%
Oct 2017
-0.1%
2.1%
Sep 2017
2.1%
1.7%
Aug 2017
1.6%
1.1%
Jul 2017
1.1%
2.3%
Jun 2017
2.5%
2.8%
May 2017
2.4%
1.8%
Apr 2017
1.8%
1.3%
Mar 2017
0.9%
0.4%
Feb 2017
0.0%
-0.1%
Jan 2017
0.1%
2.1%
Dec 2016
2.9%
3.2%
Nov 2016
3.3%
2.1%
Oct 2016
2.2%
3.1%
Sep 2016
3.2%
3.4%
Aug 2016
3.4%
4.9%
Jul 2016
4.9%
5.6%
Jun 2016
5.6%
2.3%
May 2016
2.3%
4.0%
Apr 2016
4.1%
4.4%
Mar 2016
4.4%
4.1%

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