The consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area fell to -4.8 in October 2021, from -4.0 in the previous month and broadly in line with market expectations of -5.0, a preliminary estimate showed. In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment fell by 0.9 points to -6.1. source: European Commission

Consumer Confidence in the Euro Area averaged -9.96 points from 1985 until 2021, reaching an all time high of -1.40 points in May of 2000 and a record low of -23.60 points in March of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Consumer Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Consumer Confidence in Euro Area is expected to be -12.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Euro Area Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -8.00 points in 2022 and -3.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Consumer Confidence


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-29 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence Final Sep -4 -5.3 -4 -4
2021-10-21 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence Flash Oct -4.8 -4 -5 -6
2021-10-28 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence Final Oct -4 -4.8 -4.8


News Stream
Eurozone Consumer Morale Deteriorates in October
The consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area fell to -4.8 in October 2021, from -4.0 in the previous month and broadly in line with market expectations of -5.0, a preliminary estimate showed. In the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment fell by 0.9 points to -6.1.
2021-10-21
Eurozone Consumer Morale Improvement Confirmed
The consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area was confirmed at -4.0 in September 2021, up from -5.3 in the previous month, reflecting an increase in households’ assessments of their past financial conditions, their intentions to make major purchases, and especially their expectations about the general economic situation. Consumers’ assessment of their future financial situation remained virtually unchanged.
2021-09-29
Eurozone Consumer Morale Unexpectedly Improves
The consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area rose by 1.3 points to -4 in September of 2021, the highest level since June and defying market expectations of -5.8, a preliminary estimate showed. Sentiment improved amid optimism around progress in Covid-19 vaccination and a brighter economic outlook. Considering the EU as a whole, consumer morale rose by 1.1 points to -5.2.
2021-09-22

Euro Area Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Consumer Confidence -4.80 points Oct/21 -4.00 -1.40 -23.60
Economic Optimism Index 117.80 Sep/21 117.60 119.00 67.60
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 33.10 points Sep/21 31.10 54.80 -12.50


Euro Area Consumer Confidence
In Euro Area, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 households in the Euro Area. The number of households sample varies across the zone. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence.