Data: ONS retail sales

The Office for National Statistics produces a wide range of economic, social and population data, including a monthly update on retail sales in the UK. The ONS figures provide a regular breakdown of the volume and value of goods bought, based on turnover data collected from 5,000 retailers that either employ at least 100 staff, or have annual sales of more than £60m.


Charts are only available to Retail Week subscribers. Please sign in or subscribe to view.

Latest ONS retail sales data

A hand holding a credit card in front of a laptop screen

Data: Retail sales drop in March driven by decline in online spend


Retail sales fell year on year in March as pre-pandemic habits and hobbies returned.