New Zealand Retail Sales Growth

1996 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

New Zealand Retail Sales grew 3.7 % YoY in Dec 2020, compared with a 6.2 % increase in the previous quarter. New Zealand Retail Sales Growth YoY data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 1996 to Dec 2020, with an average growth rate of 4.4 %. The data reached an all-time high of 10.4 % in Sep 2004 and a record low of -14.3 % in Jun 2020. CEIC calculates Retail Sales Growth from quarterly Retail Sales. Motor Vehicles and Parts Sales are subtracted from Retail Sales. Statistics New Zealand provides Retail Sales in local currency. Retail Sales includes Food and Beverage Services.

In the latest reports, Car Sales of New Zealand recorded 154,479.0 units in Dec 2019, representing a drop of 1.0 %.

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New Zealand Retail Sales Growth

What was New Zealand's Retail Sales Growth in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3.7 Dec 2020 6.2 Sep 2020 -14.3 Jun 2020 10.4 Sep 2004 % quarterly Sep 1996 - Dec 2020

Retail Sales Growth by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 3.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) 2.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2018 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) -5.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Australia (%) 8.7 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1983 - Feb 2021
Austria (%) 1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 3.2 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2021
Belarus (%) -6.2 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2008 - Feb 2021
Belgium (%) 6.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -7.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Nov 2020
Brazil (%) 0.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (%) -8.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2020
Canada (%) 2.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2021
Chile (%) 5.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Feb 2021
China (%) 4.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) -4.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Jan 2021
Croatia (%) 7.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Cyprus (%) -9.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (%) -5.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Denmark (%) -1.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Egypt (%) 24.9 2013 yearly 1996 - 2013
Estonia (%) 5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) -2.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Finland (%) 5.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
France (%) 2.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Georgia (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) -5.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Greece (%) -3.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 17.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Hungary (%) -5.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Iceland (%) 17.1 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2002 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) -17.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2021
Ireland (%) 1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
Israel (%) 0.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Italy (%) -2.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Japan (%) 0.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Kazakhstan (%) -1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
South Korea (%) 9.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) -18.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Latvia (%) -8.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Lithuania (%) -5.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (%) -2.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -13.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (%) -12.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (%) -2.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Nov 2020
Malta (%) -2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) 6.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (%) -5.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) -8.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (%) -7.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1996 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 6.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -0.2 2018 yearly 2011 - 2018
Peru (%) 14.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 3.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Portugal (%) -4.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) 0.7 2018 yearly 1987 - 2018
Romania (%) -1.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) -1.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Serbia (%) 3.2 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Singapore (%) 3.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Feb 2021
Slovakia (%) -16.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (%) 2.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
South Africa (%) -4.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Spain (%) -1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Sweden (%) 1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (%) -6.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Taiwan (%) 7.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Thailand (%) -8.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Turkey (%) 4.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Ukraine (%) 12.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2021
United Kingdom (%) -3.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
United States (%) 5.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Uzbekistan (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2019 - Dec 2020
Venezuela (%) -53.5 Jan 2019 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2019
Vietnam (%) 8.7 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2004 - Jan 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -508.812 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 59,724.424 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 29.9 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 71,133.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NZD bn) 155.214 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NZD bn) 210.864 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (NZD bn) 154.266 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
General Government: ytd: Revenue (NZD mn) 60,131.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
General Government: ytd: Expenses (NZD mn) 63,978.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
General Government: ytd: Borrowings (NZD mn) 154,556.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.108 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 131.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,240.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1952 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 661,389.900 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 192,289.436 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 184,233.182 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 3,109.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -1.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1961 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 658,202.763 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 328,711.060 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 373.368 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1981 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 260.054 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,035.352 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1981 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 872.610 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1982 - Feb 2021
NZ: Exports: fob: Advanced Economies: South Korea (USD mn) 96.620 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Nov 2020
Imports: cif: China: sa (NZD mn) 1,204.431 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1982 - Feb 2021
Export Volume Index: Exclude Re Export (Jun2002=1000) 1,522.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1951 - Dec 2020
Export Volume Index: Exclude Re Export: sa (Jun2002=1000) 1,484.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2020
Import Volume Index (Jun2002=1000) 2,554.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1949 - Dec 2020
Import Volume Index: sa (Jun2002=1000) 2,367.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2020
Term Trade Index (Jun2002=1000) 1,474.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 736.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,436.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1987 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,165.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,042.792 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -1,835.497 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1995 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -491.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 208,210.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.9 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 77,498.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 33.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 584.1 2018 yearly 2006 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -127,405.740 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Reserve Assets (NZD mn) -1,728.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets (NZD mn) 746.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Capital Account (NZD mn) 13.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1996 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Capital Account: Credit (NZD mn) 27.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1996 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Capital Account: Debit (NZD mn) 15.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account (NZD mn) -2,695.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account (NZD mn) 6,504.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Net Errors and Omissions (NZD mn) -3,822.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Other Investment (NZD mn) 2,364.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Portfolio Investment (NZD mn) 8,888.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services (NZD mn) -759.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (NZD mn) 2,979.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods: Debit (NZD mn) 15,483.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities (NZD mn) 7,250.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
BOP: Current Account: Goods & Services (NZD mn) -1,061.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Financial Derivatives (NZD mn) -6,237.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Direct Investment (NZD mn) 3,158.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Liabilities: Financial Derivatives (NZD mn) -1,251.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (NZD mn) -1,251.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Financial Account: Assets: Direct Investment (NZD mn) 1,074.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services: Credit (NZD mn) 3,342.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods (NZD mn) -302.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Services: Debit (NZD mn) 4,102.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Goods: Credit (NZD mn) 15,181.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income (NZD mn) -1,475.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (NZD mn) 2,431.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (NZD mn) 3,905.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa (NZD mn) -2,095.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services (NZD mn) -677.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services: Credit (NZD mn) 3,352.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Services: Debit (NZD mn) 4,029.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods (NZD mn) 215.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods: Credit (NZD mn) 14,754.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment: Current Account: sa: GS: Goods: Debit (NZD mn) 14,539.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1971 - Dec 2020
IIP: Net (NZD mn) -177,100.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
IIP: Assets (NZD mn) 317,623.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
International Investment Position: Liabilities (NZD mn) 494,723.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Net (NZD mn) -149,667.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2018
External Debt (NZD mn) 295,601.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock (NZD mn) 27,621.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: Australia (NZD mn) 14,212.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: United Kingdom (NZD mn) 1,059.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Stock: United States of America (NZD mn) 5,394.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock (NZD mn) 121,052.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Australia (NZD mn) 59,303.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United Kingdom (NZD mn) 5,471.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: United States of America (NZD mn) 7,778.000 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Japan (NZD mn) 5,553.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Netherlands (NZD mn) 3,880.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.5 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 95.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 83,180.100 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2016 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 261,850.553 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1988 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 10.6 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1989 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 11,385.7 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 2005 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 5.158 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.7 Feb 2021 monthly Sep 2005 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.000 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1950 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.9 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2017 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 288,782.763 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2016 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 388,348.5 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1988 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.6 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1989 - Feb 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 200.461 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1990 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 365.511 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1960 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 231,735.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1990 - Feb 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 350,106.082 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2016 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 2.14 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 2017 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 151.69 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1988 - Sep 2020
Depository Corp: Money Supply: Broad Money (NZD mn) 361,223.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1988 - Feb 2021
Depository Corp: Money Supply: Broad Money: Narrow Money (NZD mn) 114,747.000 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2016 - Feb 2021
Depository Corp: Domestic Credit (NZD mn) 535,727.000 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 1988 - Feb 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) 6.8 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2002 - Feb 2021
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2021

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