The consumer confidence index in Bulgaria fell to -25.8 in the second quarter of 2019 from -25.1 in the previous period. Expectations improved for the financial situation of households over the next 12 months (-12 from -9.8 in Q1) and the general economic situation of the country for the year ahead (-19.6 from -17.5). However, consumers are less concerned about inflation (36.6 from 40.2) and unemployment (7 from 11.4) Consumer Confidence in Bulgaria averaged -34.20 Index Points from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -17.70 Index Points in the third quarter of 2001 and a record low of -54 Index Points in the first quarter of 2010.

Consumer Confidence in Bulgaria is expected to be -25.80 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 Bulgaria to stand at -27.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -26.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-07 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q3 -23.8 -23.2 -23.8
2018-11-07 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q4 -27 -23.8 -24.1
2019-02-08 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q1 -25.1 -27 -22.8
2019-05-10 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q2 -25.8 -25.1 -23.3
2019-08-09 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q3 -25.8 -22.6
2019-11-08 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence Q4 -22.5


Bulgaria Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -25.80 -25.10 -17.70 -54.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 0.40 12.10 -4.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.40 1.20 24.60 -12.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 22493.20 22275.82 22493.20 3.42 Million BGL [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.29 1.30 1.79 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Income 32.71 34.99 43.35 10.84 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 15851.34 18768.35 18768.35 6853.21 BGN Million [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -23.40 -23.40 -16.30 -52.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -16.90 -15.60 13.70 -39.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -10.90 -8.40 0.30 -31.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -33.20 -34.20 -29.00 -54.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 32.00 25.30 62.80 -0.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -63.30 -64.40 -63.30 -85.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 12.40 15.20 69.70 5.90 [+]


Bulgaria Consumer Confidence

In Bulgaria, the consumer survey is carried out 4 times a year on a rotational principle and covers around 1200 people from urban and rural areas. The questionnaire includes 15 questions relating to the financial situation of household, general economic situation in the country, consumer prices, unemployment, major purchases, household savings, financial situation of household, buying a car, buying or building a home and purchases for home improvements. All assessments of present situation or present tendency and all expectations refer to a 12-month-period of variable change. This page provides - Bulgaria Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-25.80 -25.10 -17.70 -54.00 2001 - 2019 Index Points Quarterly




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Argentina 40.60 Jun/19
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Canada 54.51 Jul/19
China 123.40 May/19
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France 101.00 Jun/19
Germany 9.80 Jul/19
India 97.00 Sep/19
Indonesia 126.40 Jun/19
Italy 109.60 Jun/19
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Mexico 107.52 Jun/19
Netherlands 0.00 Jun/19
Russia -15.00 Jun/19
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South Africa 5.00 Jun/19
South Korea 97.50 Jun/19
Spain 102.30 Jun/19
Switzerland -6.00 Jun/19
Turkey 57.60 Jun/19
United Kingdom -13.00 Jun/19
United States 98.40 Jul/19


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