Retail Sales Per Capita Adjusted For Inflation

On December 14, Doug Short posted to his blog a chart showing retail sales per capita, adjusted for inflation (CPI).  The data is through November, as noted on the chart:

(click on chart to enlarge image)

Of course, this view of total retail sales, on a per-capita (factoring in population growth) basis – as well as adjusted for inflation – is not one that is often seen.  I’ve posted it as I believe that this view is an important one, for many reasons.


A Special Note concerning our economic situation is found here

SPX at 1257.54 as this post is written