The Finnish consumer confidence indicator increased to 17.2 in January of 2019 from 16.1 in the previous month. Consumers' expectations concerning their own economy improved (11.5 from 9.5) and households' expectations concerning their saving possibilities strengthened (53.6 from 50.8). Views about unemployment were moderate (6.2 from 6.5) but expectations concerning Finland’s economy remained pessimistic (at -2.6). The long-term average for the index is 12.7. Consumer Confidence in Finland averaged 12.67 Index Points from 1995 until 2019, 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 18.80 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 Finland to stand at 20.50 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
2018-10-29 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 17.2 16.1 17.5
2019-02-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 17.2 17.2
2019-03-27 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 18.8
2019-04-29 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 17.7


Finland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 17.20 16.10 25.80 -6.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales Mom 1.40 -0.80 3.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy 3.60 3.90 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 15823.00 15883.00 15883.00 6503.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.63 1.67 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.20 16.10 25.80 -6.50 1995 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 33.10 Jan/19
Australia 103.80 Feb/19
Brazil 114.30 Dec/18
Canada 54.12 Feb/19
China 123.00 Dec/18
Euro Area -7.90 Jan/19
France 91.00 Jan/19
Germany 10.80 Feb/19
India 96.70 Dec/18
Indonesia 125.50 Jan/19
Italy 114.00 Jan/19
Japan 41.90 Jan/19
Mexico 111.99 Jan/19
Netherlands 1.00 Jan/19
Russia -17.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 106.00 Sep/18
South Africa 7.00 Dec/18
South Korea 97.50 Jan/19
Spain 93.80 Jan/19
Switzerland -4.00 Mar/19
Turkey 58.20 Jan/19
United Kingdom -14.00 Jan/19
United States 95.50 Feb/19


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