The Finnish consumer confidence indicator decreased to 16.1 in December of 2018 from 18.3 in the previous month. It was the weakest consumer confidence since October 2016, as household’s expectations on unemployment situation weakened (6.5 from 11.2), also consumers' expectations concerning their own economy (9.5 from 10.6) and consumer’s expectations concerning Finland’s economy deteriorated (-2.6 from 0.3). Meanwhile, consumers' expectations concerning their saving possibilities almost was unchanged (50.8 from 51.1). The long-term average for the index is 12.7. Consumer Confidence in Finland averaged 12.65 Index Points from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 25.80 Index Points in February of 2018 and a record low of -6.50 Index Points in December of 2008.

Consumer Confidence in Finland is expected to be 19.50 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 Finland to stand at 16.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Finland Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 11.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-27 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 20.2 21.5 21
2018-10-29 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 16.8 20.2 20.8
2018-11-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 18.3 16.8 20.5
2018-12-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 16.1 18.3 19.5
2019-01-28 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 16.1
2019-02-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence
2019-03-27 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 18


Finland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 16.10 18.30 25.80 -6.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales Mom 1.50 -0.30 3.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 1.00 3.20 14.20 -6.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 27301.00 27549.00 27549.00 8859.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings -0.10 0.10 8.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.25 0.25 7.00 0.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15883.00 15818.00 15883.00 6503.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.67 1.72 2.23 1.06 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 67.10 66.70 67.20 12.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 116.36 114.41 116.36 60.84 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 25.30 27.00 29.50 -60.90 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 22.00 21.90 25.30 -27.10 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 8.30 9.00 14.10 2.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 23.70 19.40 41.80 -14.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 1.80 1.70 4.60 0.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 15.90 15.20 27.60 -51.10 [+]


Finland Consumer Confidence

In Finland, the Statistics of Finland consumer survey expresses consumers’ views and intentions relating to economic matters. The data system of Statistics Finland’s consumer survey is comprised of respondent-specific original data from phones interviews, which may not be disclosed, and published data concerning reply distributions and time series. Generally consumer confidence is high when the unemployment rate is low and GDP growth is high. Measures of average consumer confidence can be useful indicators of how much consumers are likely to spend. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.10 18.30 25.80 -6.50 1995 - 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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