Christmas spending in Europe 2018, by country

In 2018, sales during Christmas season amounted to nearly 80 billion British pounds in the United Kingdom (UK). Among European countries displayed in this chart, retail sales were the highest in the UK.

Christmas spending in retail in Europe in 2018, by country

Sales in billion GBP
United Kingdom79.72
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Release date

October 2019



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Supplementary notes

* Actual sales. Christmas spending in this report is defined as "the middle of November and the end of December (six weeks)." The source adds the following information regarding figures: "total retail sales, comprising sales from physical retail shops and those made online."

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