Consumer confidence in Brazil increased to 110.6 in October of 2018 from a near 4-year high of 105.9 in the previous month. It is the fourth consecutive improvement in confidence and the strongest since October 2014, as expectations regarding financial situation rose significantly (100.2 from 92.0 in September). In addition, households were more optimistic about inflation (123.3 from 117), unemployment (132.7 from 122.9) and personal income (102.6 from 97.7). In contrast, the willingness to make major purchases continued to decline (110.5 from 110.8). Consumer Confidence in Brazil averaged 106.46 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 110.00 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 113.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 115.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-29 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 104.7 101.6 100
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 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 110.6 109.8
2018-12-18 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 110


Brazil Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 110.60 105.90 120.70 89.41 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.30 2.00 4.10 -2.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.10 4.00 15.70 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1063420.89 1046310.74 1089471.43 125685.05 BRL Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2946966.00 2931574.00 2958261.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Consumer Credit 1728103.00 1720529.00 1728103.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 52.17 51.80 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 24.60 24.70 27.60 9.20 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.27 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.60 105.90 120.70 89.41 1996 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 32.60 Oct/18
Australia 104.30 Nov/18
Brazil 110.60 Oct/18
Canada 57.05 Nov/18
China 119.10 Oct/18
Euro Area -2.70 Oct/18
France 95.00 Oct/18
Germany 10.60 Nov/18
India 95.00 Sep/18
Indonesia 119.20 Oct/18
Italy 116.60 Oct/18
Japan 43.00 Oct/18
Mexico 101.40 Oct/18
Netherlands 15.00 Oct/18
Russia -14.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 107.00 Jun/18
South Africa 22.00 Jun/18
South Korea 99.50 Oct/18
Spain 93.00 Oct/18
Switzerland -6.00 Dec/18
Turkey 57.30 Oct/18
United Kingdom -10.00 Oct/18
United States 98.30 Nov/18


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