France Consumer Confidence  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

French consumer confidence index dropped to 101 in September of 2017 from 103 in the prior month, missing market consensus of 103. It was the lowest reading since April, as concerns over unemployment increased sharply (up 12 points to 15) and the balance of opinion on the future standard of living deteriorated (down 3 points to -22). Also, consumers were more pessimistic regarding their financial situation over the next twelve months (down 2 points to -11), and their opinion on expected saving capacity worsened (down 2 points to -3). Consumer Confidence in France averaged 101.11 from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 130 in May of 1973 and a record low of 80 in May of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-26 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 104 108 108 107
2017-08-25 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 103 104 103 104
2017-09-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101 103 103 102
2017-10-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101 101 102
2017-11-28 07:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101.78
2017-12-19 07:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101.68


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 101.00 103.00 130.00 80.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.60 0.40 3.20 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.20 3.40 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 297622.00 296804.00 297622.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 351655.00 349035.00 351655.00 2580.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 14.51 13.42 22.80 11.31 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.87 1.83 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.63 1.57 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 1302397.00 1301129.00 1302397.00 383474.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending -0.30 0.60 4.70 -5.20 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 57.70 57.40 57.70 18.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 88.27 86.91 88.27 54.15 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -38.59 -38.75 29.12 -80.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -9.53 0.59 20.00 -65.55 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -9.49 -3.07 16.00 -30.03 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -0.88 -0.96 35.00 -41.52 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends -31.94 -40.55 33.57 -61.10 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations 9.26 7.22 39.03 -38.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 8.36 5.73 84.57 -40.27 [+]


France Consumer Confidence

In France, the consumer confidence index is based on a survey of about 2 000 households. The questionnaire focuses on: past and future economic situation in France, past and future personal financial situation, unemployment, intention to make major purchases, current savings capacity and expected savings capacity. The indicator is calculated using factor analysis technique. The index is then calculated in a way to measure the current sentiment in relation to the historic index values of the period 1987-2011. A value over 110 indicates unusually high optimism and a value under 90 indicates unusually high pessimism. The value 100 indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.00 103.00 130.00 80.00 1972 - 2017 Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country

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Australia 101.35 Oct/17
Brazil 98.50 Sep/17
Canada 55.00 Oct/17
China 114.70 Aug/17
Euro Area -1.20 Sep/17
France 101.00 Sep/17
Germany 10.80 Oct/17
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 123.80 Sep/17
Italy 115.50 Sep/17
Japan 43.90 Sep/17
Mexico 88.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 23.00 Oct/17
Russia -11.00 Sep/17
South Korea 107.70 Sep/17
Spain 103.20 Sep/17
Switzerland -3.00 Sep/17
Turkey 68.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom -9.00 Sep/17
United States 101.10 Oct/17