Germany: Retail sales
(measure: index points, source: Eurostat)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Retail sales index in Germany, May, 2019: For that indicator, Eurostat provides data for Germany from 1994 to 2019. The average value for Germany during that period was 97.23 index points with a minumum of 90.7 index points in June 2009 and a maximum of 110.2 index points in March 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.