Switzerland Consumer Confidence  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Swiss consumer confidence rose to -3 in the first quarter of 2017 from -13 in the previous three months and much better than market expectations of -11. It is the highest reading since the September quarter 2014, as the assessment on the general economic situation rebounded to 14 (from -6 in the December quarter 2016) while the likelihood of saving increased markedly (21 from 17). Also, consumers' outlook on unemployment eased sharply (48 from 58). Meanwhile, they were less pessimistic toward their own future personal finance (0 from -6). The long term average of the index stood at -10. Consumer Confidence in Switzerland averaged -9.32 from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 22.40 in the third quarter of 2000 and a record low of -51.40 in the first quarter of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-08-04 05:45 AM Q3 -15 -15 -16 -11
2016-11-03 06:45 AM Q4 -13 -15 -13 -11
2017-02-07 06:45 AM Q1 -3 -13 -11 -9
2017-05-04 05:45 AM Q2 -3 -3.30
2017-08-02 05:45 AM Q3 -3.69
2017-11-02 06:45 AM Q4 -3.23




Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -3.00 -13.00 22.40 -51.40 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 0.60 4.80 -5.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.60 -1.20 9.00 -7.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 91077.30 90119.50 91077.30 52242.50 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.70 15.00 15.10 6.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 829625.00 827421.00 829625.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.41 1.43 2.15 0.78 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 128.20 127.70 128.20 102.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 178.57 171.93 178.57 143.50 percent [+]


Switzerland Consumer Confidence Notes

In Switzerland, the consumer confidence survey is conducted every year, in the months of January, April, July and October. Around 1000 households are questioned for State Secretariat for Economic Affairs regarding their subjective evaluation of the economic situation, financial situation of the household in question, inflation, job security etc. Generally consumer confidence is high when the unemployment rate is low and GDP growth is high. Measures of average consumer confidence can be useful indicators of how much consumers are likely to spend. This page provides - Switzerland Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.00 -13.00 22.40 -51.40 1972 - 2017 Quarterly
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Mexico 81.50 Mar/17
Morocco 73.50 Dec/16
Netherlands 26.00 Apr/17
New Zealand 111.90 Mar/17
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Oman 78.80 Dec/16
Pakistan 176.51 Mar/17
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Philippines 8.70 Mar/17
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South Korea 101.20 Apr/17
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