The Finnish consumer confidence indicator dropped to 16.8 in October of 2018 from 20.2 in the previous month. It was the weakest reading since October 2016, as household’s expectations on unemployment situation deteriorated (8.4 from 14.5) and prospects regarding Finland’s economy weakened (1.4 from 8). Meanwhile, consumers' expectations concerning their own economy (9.8 from 10.1) and saving possibilities (47.5 from 48.2) remained almost unchanged. The long-term average for the index is 12.6. Consumer Confidence in Finland averaged 12.62 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.

Finland Consumer Confidence
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 21.5 22.0 22.4
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 16.8 20.5
2018-12-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 21


Finland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 16.80 20.20 25.80 -6.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales Mom 0.80 -2.50 3.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 2.70 1.10 14.20 -6.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 27549.00 27491.00 27549.00 8859.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings -0.20 0.40 8.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.25 0.25 7.00 0.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15764.00 15721.00 15764.00 6503.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.78 1.82 2.23 1.06 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 66.70 67.20 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.80 20.20 25.80 -6.50 1995 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 32.60 Oct/18
Australia 104.30 Nov/18
Brazil 110.60 Oct/18
Canada 55.25 Oct/18
China 118.50 Sep/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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