Qatar Retail Sales Growth

1987 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Qatar Retail Sales Growth

  • Qatar Retail Sales grew 7.2 % YoY in Dec 2020, compared with a 15.6 % decrease in the previous year.
  • Qatar Retail Sales Growth YoY data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1987 to Dec 2020, with an average growth rate of 7.4 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 152.7 % in Dec 1988 and a record low of -64.0 % in Dec 1989.
  • In the latest reports, Car Sales of Qatar recorded 47,550.0 units in Dec 2019, representing a growth of 0.1 %.

CEIC calculates Retail Sales Growth from annual Retail Sales. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Retail Sales in local currency. Retail Sales Growth in years 1989 and 1990 include establishments employing more than ten employees only. Retail Trade Value includes Motor Vehicles.

View Qatar's Retail Sales Growth from 1987 to 2020 in the chart:

Qatar Retail Sales Growth

What was Qatar's Retail Sales Growth in 2020?

Qatar Retail Sales grew 7.2 % YoY in Dec 2020, compared with a 15.6 % decrease in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.2 2020 -15.6 2019 -64.0 1989 152.7 1988 % yearly 1987 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Argentina (%) 3.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2018 - Apr 2022
Armenia (%) 13.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Australia (%) 10.4 May 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - May 2022
Austria (%) 4.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 17.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - May 2022
Belarus (%) -6.2 May 2022 monthly Oct 2008 - May 2022
Belgium (%) -1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 21.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2022
Brazil (%) 3.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Bulgaria (%) 7.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Canada (%) 14.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2022
Chile (%) -7.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - May 2022
China (%) -6.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Colombia (%) 22.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Apr 2022
Croatia (%) 15.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Cyprus (%) 12.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Czech Republic (%) 5.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Denmark (%) -5.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Egypt (%) 1.4 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Estonia (%) 8.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 4.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Finland (%) -2.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
France (%) 10.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Georgia (%) 31.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) -3.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Greece (%) 12.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 8.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Hungary (%) 11.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Iceland (%) 5.2 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2002 - Apr 2022
Indonesia (%) 5.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - May 2022
Ireland (%) 9.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Israel (%) -2.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Italy (%) 7.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Japan (%) 3.8 May 2022 monthly Oct 1992 - May 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 12.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
South Korea (%) 0.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Kyrgyzstan (%) -18.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Latvia (%) 4.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Lithuania (%) 2.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (%) -4.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 1.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - May 2022
Malaysia (%) 20.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 12.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 4.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) -5.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Apr 2022
Mongolia (%) 20.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 18.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (%) -6.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
New Zealand (%) 7.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1996 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) -8.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -0.2 2018 yearly 2011 - 2018
Peru (%) 10.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 11.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Portugal (%) 2.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Qatar (%) 7.2 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Romania (%) 3.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Russia (%) -9.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Serbia (%) 5.1 May 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2022
Singapore (%) 13.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (%) 9.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Slovenia (%) 24.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
South Africa (%) 3.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Spain (%) 1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Sweden (%) -1.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) -1.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Taiwan (%) 1.7 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2022
Thailand (%) 10.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Turkey (%) 12.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Apr 2022
Ukraine (%) 28.5 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2022
United Kingdom (%) -4.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
United States (%) 11.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Uzbekistan (%) 35.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2019 - May 2022
Venezuela (%) -53.5 Jan 2019 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2019
Vietnam (%) 11.3 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 2004 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 3,736.264 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Forecast: Government Expenditure (QAR bn) 241.488 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 338.779 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 333.691 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 51,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Balance (QAR mn) 13,600.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 15,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 65,000.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.373 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 9,389.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 11,937.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 81.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,239,155.639 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 9,822.219 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 8,272.364 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,406.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 5.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 536,260.481 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,149.552 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 253.495 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 338.736 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,802.747 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 400.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 17,955.155 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 155.773 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 153,377.629 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 5,310.910 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 197.134 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 12,469.116 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 26,611.828 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 24,114.765 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 27,507.824 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 29,076.985 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 14,284.307 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 37,816.413 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 9,725.524 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (QAR mn) 10,915.595 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Other Manufactured Goods (QAR mn) 16,244.190 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 3,118.521 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 14,256.878 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Germany (QAR mn) 5,906.038 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn) 1.516 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn) 4,254.828 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 741.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 23.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -1,229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 126.099 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 804.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,492.582 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.416 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 6,562.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 2017 - Apr 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 1,744.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,456.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 2017 - Apr 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -22,156.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -8,849.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -14,223.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 7,191.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 37,371.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -33,855.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) 623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,769.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -15,584.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -7,173.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) -6,572.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) -623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -124.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -4,014.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -31,655.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -3,555.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 459.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) -971.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -28,484.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 103,764.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -16,040.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 75,280.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -14,837.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 17,432.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn) 20,800.000 2013 yearly 2001 - 2013
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial and Insurance Activities (QAR mn) 12,900.000 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 44,152.363 May 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 175,549.258 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 7.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,398.5 May 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.736 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 15.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,384.286 May 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 265,704.863 May 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 0.5 May 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 350,655.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 2.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 333,081.703 May 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 0.67 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 118.41 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 754,915.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 160,714.600 May 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 656,504.500 May 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - May 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 210,716.600 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2022
Deposits: Commercial Banks (QAR mn) 956,066.900 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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