Spain Consumer Confidence

Consumer Confidence in Spain increased to 76.30 in March of 2014 from 71.50 in February of 2014. Consumer Confidence in Spain is reported by the Instituto de Crédito Oficial. Consumer Confidence in Spain averaged 72.04 from 2004 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 98 in January of 2005 and a record low of 37.60 in July of 2012. In Spain, the Consumer Confidence survey is made by phone and covers 1,000 individuals aged over 16 who are representative of Spanish society as a whole. The questionnaire focuses on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding general and personal economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The index shows the difference between the percentage share of persons that are optimistic and the percentage of persons that are pessimistic. The index measures consumer confidence on a scale of 0 to 200, where 0 indicates extreme lack of confidence, 100 neutrality and 200 extreme confidence. This page provides - Spain Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
76.30 71.50 98.00 37.60 76.28 | 2014/04 2004 - 2014 Monthly

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Spain Consumer Confidence
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-10-03 09:00 AM Spain
Consumer Confidence
Sep 2013 69.8 68.6 69.31
2013-11-04 09:00 AM Spain
Consumer Confidence
OCt 2013 65.3 69.8 69.84
2013-12-03 09:00 AM Spain
Consumer Confidence
Nov 2013 72.3 65.3 66.4
2014-01-03 09:00 AM Spain
Consumer Confidence
Dec 2013 71.0 72.3 71.5
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Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 2014-02-28 2.30 5.80 -11.10 1.05 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.50 2014-02-28 0.50 5.80 -13.60 0.26 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.79 2014-02-15 3.76 5.97 3.23 3.81 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Consumer Confidence 76.30 2014-03-31 71.50 98.00 37.60 76.28 2014-04-30 [+]
Consumer Spending 91.15 2013-11-15 90.67 102.46 63.86 90.39 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Disposable Personal Income 214048.00 2013-11-15 189491.00 231243.00 99995.00 203698.83 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 51444.00 2013-11-15 46961.00 64635.00 22254.00 48655.56 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
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Consumer Confidence | Notes
Consumer confidence is an indicator designed to measure the degree of optimism that consumers feel about the overall state of the economy and their personal financial situation. How confident people are about stability of their incomes determines their spending activity and therefore serves as one of the key indicators for the overall shape of the economy. If consumer confidence is higher, consumers are making more purchases, boosting the economic expansion. On the other hand, if confidence is lower, consumers tend to save more than they spend, prompting the contraction of the economy.


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