France: Retail sales
(measure: index points, source: Eurostat)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Retail sales index in France, May, 2019: For that indicator, Eurostat provides data for France from 1999 to 2019. The average value for France during that period was 87.01 index points with a minumum of 63.7 index points in January 1999 and a maximum of 112.7 index points in May 2019. Click on the following link to see the values of Retail sales index around the world.
Definition: The retail sales index 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.