Belgium Consumer Confidence  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Belgium's consumer confidence index rose by 2 points from the previous month to 4 in January 2018, matching October's 16-year high. General economic prospects improved sharply (11 from 5 in December) and concerns about an increase in unemployment dropped dramatically (-6 from 0). Meanwhile, households' outlook with regard to their financial situation was unchanged (at 0), while they are planning considerably less savings (-2 from 3). Consumer Confidence in Belgium averaged -7.33 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 16 Index Points in August of 2000 and a record low of -28 Index Points in January of 1985.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-21 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 3 4 5
2017-12-18 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 2 3 4
2018-01-19 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 4 2 2
2018-02-19 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 4 2
2018-03-19 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 2.51
2018-04-20 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 2.02


Belgium Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 4.00 2.00 16.00 -28.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.60 -0.20 3.20 -2.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.70 -2.60 13.60 -6.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 54018.00 53765.00 54018.00 22538.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 87198.40 88692.50 88692.50 50433.40 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 12.10 10.80 19.00 10.60 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 59.80 59.20 59.80 26.10 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 103.28 101.32 103.28 58.32 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.64 1.65 3.02 1.64 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 8174186.00 8188556.00 8690566.00 5062843.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.68 1.70 2.26 0.96 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -4.00 -6.00 18.00 -72.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 4.00 4.00 19.00 -44.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 1.00 -1.00 12.00 -17.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -9.00 -15.00 -6.00 -30.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 19.00 24.00 47.00 -14.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations 5.00 -2.00 31.00 -33.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 3.00 8.00 73.00 -18.00 [+]


Belgium Consumer Confidence

In Belgium, the consumer confidence indicator supplies concise information on consumers’ confidence regarding the progress of the economy. The survey is based on a sample of 1600 consumers and is conducted by the National Bank of Belgium. The questions concern both the overall macroeconomic situation in Belgium and the financial position and spending patterns of the interviewees. This page provides - Belgium Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 2.00 16.00 -28.00 1985 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 105.10 Jan/18
Brazil 100.50 Dec/17
Canada 55.12 Jan/18
China 122.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 105.00 Dec/17
Germany 10.80 Jan/18
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 126.40 Dec/17
Italy 116.60 Dec/17
Japan 44.70 Dec/17
Mexico 88.39 Dec/17
Netherlands 24.00 Jan/18
Russia -11.00 Dec/17
South Korea 111.00 Dec/17
Spain 102.50 Dec/17
Switzerland -2.00 Dec/17
Turkey 72.30 Jan/18
United Kingdom -13.00 Dec/17
United States 94.40 Jan/18


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