Belgium: Retail sales Y-on-Y
(measure: percent, source: Eurostat)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Retail sales Y-on-Y in Belgium, August, 2019: For that indicator, Eurostat provides data for Belgium from 1999 to 2019. The average value for Belgium during that period was 1.15 percent with a minumum of -5.19 percent in September 2009 and a maximum of 8.91 percent in February 2000. Click on the following link to see the values of Retail sales Y-on-Y around the world.
Definition: The retail sales Y-on-Y is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated period. Because retail sales are a measure of consumer demand for finished goods, they are a leading macroeconomic indicator of the pulse of an economy and its projected path toward expansion or contraction. Retail sales Y-on-Y is calculated as the percent change in the Retail sales index from the same month the previous year. The Retail sales Y-on-Y measures only volume changes, i.e. price level changes are excluded.