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

Swiss consumer confidence stood at -13 in the December quarter of 2016, compared with -15 in the previous three months and in line with markets expectations. It is the sixth time in a row the reading remained below its long term average of -10. The assessment of the general economic situation improved markedly (-6 from -19 in Q3) while their views toward future personal finances dropped further (-6 from -2). Also, consumers' outlook on unemployment eased (+58 from +61) and the likelihood of saving moderated (+17 from +20). On the last quarter 2015, consumer sentiment stood at -18. Consumer Confidence in Switzerland averaged -9.36 from 1972 until 2016, 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)
2016-05-03 05:45 AM Q2 -15 -14 -12 -11
2016-08-04 05:45 AM Q3 -15 -15 -16 -11
2016-11-03 06:45 AM Q4 -13 -15 -13 -11
2017-02-03 06:45 AM Q1 -13.11
2017-05-03 05:45 AM Q2 -13.28
2017-08-04 05:45 AM Q3 -13.15




Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -13.00 -15.00 22.40 -51.40 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.70 1.10 4.80 -4.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.90 -0.70 9.00 -7.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 90119.50 90070.00 90119.50 52242.50 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.70 15.00 15.10 6.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 821822.00 820753.00 821822.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.40 1.35 2.15 0.78 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 127.70 126.70 127.70 102.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 171.70 169.25 171.70 139.98 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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-13.00 -15.00 22.40 -51.40 1972 - 2016 Quarterly
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