United States Consumer Sentiment  1952-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States came in at 93.5 in June 2016, down from a preliminary reading of 94.3 and a final of 94.7 in the previous month. Consumers were less optimistic about current conditions and future economic prospects. Consumer Confidence in the United States averaged 85.91 from 1952 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 111.40 in January of 2000 and a record low of 51.70 in May of 1980. Consumer Confidence in the United States is reported by the University of Michigan.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
94.30 94.70 111.40 51.70 1952 - 2016 Monthly
Volume, NSA, 1966=100
The Index of Consumer Expectations focuses on three areas: how consumers view prospects for their own financial situation, how they view prospects for the general economy over the near term, and their view of prospects for the economy over the long term. Each monthly survey contains approximately 50 core questions, each of which tracks a different aspect of consumer attitudes and expectations. The samples for the Surveys of Consumers are statistically designed to be representative of all American households, excluding those in Alaska and Hawaii. Each month, a minimum of 500 interviews are conducted by telephone. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Sentiment - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Consumer Sentiment - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-05-27 02:00 PM May 94.7 89 95.4 95.8
2016-06-10 02:00 PM Jun 94.3 94.7 94 94
2016-06-24 02:00 PM Jun 93.5 94.7 94 94.3
2016-07-15 02:00 PM Jul 93.5 92.99
2016-07-29 02:00 PM Jul 93.5
2016-08-12 02:00 PM Aug 92.53

US Consumer Sentiment Revised Down to 93.5 in June


The University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States came in at 93.5 in June 2016, down from a preliminary reading of 94.3 and a final of 94.7 in the previous month. Consumers were less optimistic about current conditions and future economic prospects.

The barometer of consumer expectations went down to 82.4 from a preliminary reading of 83.2 and a final of 84.9 in the previous month. The gauge of current economic conditions fell to 110.8 from a preliminary of 111.7 but still higher than a final of 109.9 in May.

Americans expect the inflation rate in the next year to be 2.4 percent, unchanged from earlier estimates and the previous month. Over the next 5 years, they expect consumer prices to increase at a slower 2.3 percent, in line with preliminary figures but down from 2.5 percent in May.

University of Michigan | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/24/2016 3:14:10 PM

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 94.30 94.70 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 1.30 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.50 3.00 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.40 0.80 2.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11384.20 11330.70 11384.20 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 13855.40 13719.30 13855.40 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 1.00 0.00 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.40 4.60 -5.40 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.40 5.40 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 13.42 28.38 115.00 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 8858.13 8813.53 8858.13 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.50 3.50 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 48.20 48.70 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 0.90 0.70 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.62 0.57 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.20 79.10 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 4389.00 4380.00 15875.00 3362.00 USD Million [+]




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