Consumer confidence in Brazil climbed to 114.3 in December of 2018 from 113.6 in the previous month. It is the sixth consecutive increase in confidence and the strongest since March 2013, as households were less concerned about inflation (136.3 from 133.9 in November) and unemployment (142.8 from 141.3). In addition, consumers were more optimistic regarding personal income (106.1 from 106.0), financial situation (101.4 from 100.3) and the willingness to make major purchases was unchanged (at 110.0). Conversely, the perception of debt deteriorated slightly (105.4 from 105.7). Consumer Confidence in Brazil averaged 106.55 Index Points from 1996 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 120.70 Index Points in October of 2010 and a record low of 89.41 Index Points in March of 1999.

Consumer Confidence in Brazil is expected to be 116.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Brazil to stand at 120.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 118.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-28 01:40 PM Consumer Confidence 105.9 104.7 104.2
2018-10-31 01:20 PM Consumer Confidence 110.6 105.9 105.9
2018-11-23 12:35 PM Consumer Confidence 113.6 110.6 109.8
2018-12-19 12:05 PM Consumer Confidence 114.3 113.6 114
2019-01-29 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 114.3 115
2019-03-02 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 115.6
2019-04-04 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 116


Brazil Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 114.30 113.60 120.70 89.41 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 2.90 -1.10 4.10 -2.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.40 1.90 15.70 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1105840.80 1070248.03 1105840.80 125685.05 BRL Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2979605.00 2947201.00 2979605.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Consumer Credit 1771391.00 1746159.00 1771391.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 51.57 51.88 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 26.70 24.60 27.60 9.20 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.12 1.16 1.58 0.53 USD/Liter [+]


Brazil Consumer Confidence

In Brazil, the National Index of Consumer Expectation (INEC) covers about 2,000 individuals randomly chosen in the streets of Brazilian cities. The questionnaire focuses on the consumer’s current financial situation and on expectations about inflation, unemployment, wages and major purchases for the next 6 months. The consumer confidence index is a fixed base indicator (current base year: 2001). The value 100 indicates no evolution in consumer’s sentiment, a value over 100 indicates increasing confidence and a value under 100 indicates low expectations. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
114.30 113.60 120.70 89.41 1996 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 36.00 Dec/18
Australia 99.60 Jan/19
Brazil 114.30 Dec/18
Canada 54.17 Jan/19
China 122.10 Nov/18
Euro Area -6.20 Dec/18
France 87.00 Dec/18
Germany 10.40 Jan/19
India 94.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 127.00 Dec/18
Italy 113.10 Dec/18
Japan 42.70 Dec/18
Mexico 105.65 Dec/18
Netherlands 9.00 Dec/18
Russia -17.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 106.00 Sep/18
South Africa 7.00 Sep/18
South Korea 97.20 Dec/18
Spain 90.90 Dec/18
Switzerland -6.00 Dec/18
Turkey 58.20 Dec/18
United Kingdom -14.00 Dec/18
United States 90.70 Jan/19


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