Euro Area Economic Sentiment Indicator  1985-2018 | Data | Chart

The economic sentiment indicator in the Euro Area fell to 112.5 in May 2018 from 112.7 in the previous month, beating market expectations of 112.1. It was the lowest reading since last August as confidence deteriorated among service providers (14.3 vs 14.7 in April), manufacturers (6.8 vs 7.3) and consumers (0.2 vs 0.3). On the other hand, sentiment improved firmly among retailers (0.7 vs -0.7) and constructors (7 vs 4.6). Economic Optimism Index in the Euro Area averaged 100.69 from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 118.40 in May of 2000 and a record low of 68.50 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-27 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 112.6 114.2 113.4 113.2
2018-04-27 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 112.7 112.7 112.0 112.2
2018-05-30 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 112.5 112.7 112.1 111.9
2018-06-28 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 112.5 112 110.6
2018-07-30 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 109.7
2018-08-30 09:00 AM Economic Sentiment 108.8


Euro Area Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -0.50 0.20 2.00 -34.70 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 0.40 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.70 1.50 6.00 -4.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1412.90 1406.10 1412.90 1042.90 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1733153.00 1718067.00 1733153.00 1074880.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 12.21 12.02 14.52 12.02 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 13284634.70 13196113.80 13354186.10 4998832.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.09 2.12 6.52 2.09 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 665995.56 661808.83 665995.56 359891.93 EUR Million [+]
Economic Optimism Index 112.50 112.70 118.40 68.50 [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.00 57.90 64.10 46.30 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 93.60 93.32 97.87 71.02 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -5.30 -9.20 -2.80 -65.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -0.50 -4.10 4.20 -43.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -0.70 -0.90 4.90 -13.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -17.30 -18.10 -12.00 -28.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 17.50 16.10 50.60 -16.30 Index Points [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -3.50 -5.20 1.30 -17.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 0.60 3.00 68.80 -1.70 [+]


Euro Area Economic Sentiment Indicator

In the Euro Area, the Economic sentiment indicator is a composite measure (average=100) that calculates the confidence level among: manufacturers (40 percent of the index); service providers (30 percent); consumers (20 percent); retailers (5 percent) and constructors (5 percent). This page provides - Euro Area Economic Sentiment Indicator- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Euro Area Economic Sentiment Indicator - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
112.50 112.70 118.40 68.50 1985 - 2018 Monthly
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economic optimism index by Country
Country Last
Euro Area 112.50 May/18
Turkey 93.50 May/18
United States 53.90 Jun/18


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