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Retail sales decrease in March

billions of dollars 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 Mar. 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Mar. 2024 Current dollarsCurrent dollars Trend-cycle (current dollars)Trend-cycle (current dollars) 2017 chained dollars2017 chained dollars Trend-cycle (2017 chained dollars)Trend-cycle (2017 chained dollars)
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The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the previous three months. For more information, see the Note to readers.
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Retail sales decrease in March, billions of dollars
  Current dollars Trend-cycle (current dollars) 2017 chained dollars Trend-cycle (2017 chained dollars)
March 2019 53.628 53.476 52.052 52.050
April 2019 53.786 53.699 52.035 52.130
May 2019 54.093 53.912 52.180 52.235
June 2019 53.802 54.008 52.242 52.281
July 2019 54.382 54.135 52.640 52.380
August 2019 54.350 54.186 52.651 52.413
September 2019 54.363 54.381 52.565 52.520
October 2019 53.625 54.802 51.749 52.836
November 2019 54.040 54.602 52.016 52.575
December 2019 55.350 53.696 53.274 51.681
January 2020 54.695 52.420 52.355 50.517
February 2020 54.880 50.722 52.523 49.009
March 2020 48.809 49.065 47.708 47.583
April 2020 37.562 48.361 37.086 47.035
May 2020 45.898 49.229 44.921 47.911
June 2020 55.877 51.327 54.134 49.878
July 2020 56.308 53.813 54.364 52.178
August 2020 56.080 55.732 54.222 53.895
September 2020 57.986 57.179 56.017 55.136
October 2020 58.530 58.035 56.337 55.831
November 2020 58.736 57.943 56.393 55.628
December 2020 56.373 57.686 53.935 55.265
January 2021 55.268 57.875 52.793 55.326
February 2021 58.856 58.218 56.101 55.532
March 2021 61.723 58.548 58.863 55.719
April 2021 58.434 58.790 55.558 55.811
May 2021 56.989 59.034 53.853 55.877
June 2021 59.520 59.515 56.159 56.129
July 2021 60.057 59.980 56.418 56.337
August 2021 60.992 60.398 57.035 56.448
September 2021 60.778 60.911 56.635 56.593
October 2021 61.646 61.540 56.909 56.780
November 2021 62.396 61.992 57.080 56.734
December 2021 61.549 62.356 55.964 56.538
January 2022 63.103 62.926 56.555 56.429
February 2022 63.531 63.504 56.539 56.292
March 2022 63.971 64.123 55.958 56.203
April 2022 64.166 64.643 55.847 56.153
May 2022 65.812 65.077 56.342 56.152
June 2022 66.620 65.343 56.570 56.178
July 2022 64.771 65.298 55.600 56.149
August 2022 65.005 65.251 56.426 56.223
September 2022 64.745 65.246 56.461 56.349
October 2022 65.415 65.286 56.276 56.501
November 2022 65.326 65.358 56.297 56.687
December 2022 65.082 65.514 56.902 56.933
January 2023 66.601 65.674 57.812 57.161
February 2023 65.898 65.701 57.424 57.269
March 2023 65.200 65.659 57.099 57.298
April 2023 65.646 65.595 57.272 57.267
May 2023 65.489 65.615 57.249 57.212
June 2023 65.586 65.665 57.196 57.127
July 2023 65.771 65.776 57.047 57.085
August 2023 65.745 66.005 56.757 57.141
September 2023 66.409 66.235 57.249 57.256
October 2023 66.559 66.422 57.510 57.401
November 2023 66.519 66.561 57.490 57.544
December 2023 66.946 66.634 57.815 57.660
January 2024 66.603 66.647 57.892 57.738
February 2024 66.552 66.631 57.795 57.774
March 2024 66.440 66.570 57.580 57.752
Note(s):
The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the previous three months. For more information, see the Note to readers.
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