Euro Area Consumer Confidence  1985-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area increased markedly by 2.3 points to -7 in May of 2016 from -9.3 in April, beating market expectations of -9. It was the highest reading since January this year. In the European Union, consumer sentiment rose by 1.1 points to -5.7 compared to -6.8 in the previous month. Consumer Confidence in the Euro Area averaged -12.35 from 1985 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 2.40 in May of 2000 and a record low of -34.30 in March of 2009. Consumer Confidence in the Euro Area is reported by the European Commission.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.00 -9.30 2.40 -34.30 1985 - 2016 Monthly
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In Euro Area, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 households in the Euro Area. The number of households sample varies across the zone. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-04-21 02:00 PM Apr -9.3 -9.7 -9.5 -10.3
2016-04-28 09:00 AM Apr -9.3 -9.7 -9.3 -9.3
2016-05-23 02:00 PM May -7 -9.3 -9 -9.5
2016-05-30 09:00 AM May -9.3 -7 -7
2016-06-22 02:00 PM Jun -6.71
2016-06-29 09:00 AM Jun

Euro Area Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.00 -9.30 2.40 -34.30 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.50 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.10 2.40 5.00 -4.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1357.78 1353.05 1357.78 1046.87 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1636180.00 1637728.00 1637728.00 1075175.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 12.68 12.51 14.77 11.98 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 12709095.20 12711248.60 13354469.00 4998832.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.60 2.68 6.52 2.60 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 600860.30 597611.10 648986.00 359892.00 EUR Million [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 60.90 60.60 64.70 47.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 93.49 94.20 98.66 79.74 percent [+]




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Albania -14.20 Mar/16
Argentina 43.20 Apr/16
Armenia 42.34 Mar/16
Australia 103.18 May/16
Austria -18.00 Apr/16
Azerbaijan 23.80 Sep/14
Belgium -8.00 May/16
Brazil 97.50 Apr/16
Bulgaria -26.90 Jun/16
Canada 84.40 Dec/13
Cape Verde 4.00 Mar/16
Chile 35.50 Mar/16
China 101.00 Apr/16
Colombia -13.00 Apr/16
Croatia -17.80 Apr/16
Cyprus -7.20 Apr/16
Czech Republic 104.30 May/16
Denmark 3.20 May/16
Ecuador 31.00 Mar/16
Egypt 77.00 Dec/15
Estonia -12.90 Apr/16
Euro Area -7.00 May/16
European Union -5.70 May/16
Finland 9.80 Apr/16
France 94.00 Apr/16
Georgia -34.40 Feb/16
Germany 9.80 Jun/16
Greece -73.70 Apr/16
Hong kong 99.00 Dec/15
Hungary -21.10 Apr/16
Iceland 124.00 Mar/16
India 134.00 Mar/16
Indonesia 109.00 Apr/16
Ireland 102.70 Apr/16
Israel -16.00 Apr/16
Italy 114.20 Apr/16
Japan 40.80 Apr/16
Kazakhstan 17.00 Dec/13
Kyrgyzstan 22.00 Dec/15
Latvia -8.50 Apr/16
Lithuania -8.00 Apr/16
Luxembourg 7.00 Apr/16
Malaysia 72.90 Mar/16
Malta -1.20 Apr/16
Mexico 88.90 Apr/16
Morocco 71.60 Mar/16
Netherlands 1.00 May/16
New Zealand 109.60 Mar/16
Nigeria -10.30 Mar/16
Norway -16.50 Jun/16
Oman 95.30 Dec/15
Pakistan 168.96 Mar/16
Peru 108.00 Mar/16
Philippines -5.70 Mar/16
Poland -6.70 May/16
Portugal -12.40 Apr/16
Romania -17.60 Apr/16
Russia -30.00 Mar/16
Saudi Arabia 106.00 Dec/15
Slovakia -9.70 Apr/16
Slovenia -18.00 May/16
South Africa -9.00 Mar/16
South Korea 101.00 Apr/16
Spain 91.00 Apr/16
Sweden 97.10 Apr/16
Switzerland -15.00 Jun/16
Taiwan 80.37 Apr/16
Thailand 72.70 Apr/16
Turkey 68.80 May/16
Ukraine 49.10 Apr/16
United Arab Emirates 104.00 Mar/16
United Kingdom -3.00 Apr/16
United States 95.80 May/16
Venezuela 61.00 Dec/15
Vietnam 144.80 Dec/15