France Consumer Confidence  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The French consumer confidence indicator was unchanged at 100 in May 2018, slightly below market expectations of 101. There was a deterioration regarding households' expectations over their personal situation (-12 vs -11 in April) and France's economy (-26 vs -22) while their capacity of future savings improved (-3 vs -9). On the other hand, consumers' assessment regarding their past financial situation was slightly less pessimistic (-24 vs -25). Consumer Confidence in France averaged 101.03 Index Points from 1972 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 130 Index Points in May of 1973 and a record low of 80 Index Points in May of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-28 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 100 100 100 101
2018-04-25 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101 100 100 101
2018-05-29 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 100 100 101 102
2018-06-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 100 102
2018-07-26 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 104
2018-08-28 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 103


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 100.00 100.00 130.00 80.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.20 1.50 3.60 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.70 4.30 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 307258.00 306877.00 307258.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 355850.00 353537.00 355850.00 2538.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 14.21 14.24 22.80 11.28 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.70 58.30 58.70 18.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 89.47 88.12 89.47 54.15 percent [+]
Personal Spending -1.50 0.20 5.40 -5.60 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.80 1.82 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.83 1.85 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 1345017.00 1340006.00 1345017.00 383474.00 EUR Million [+]
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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
100.00 100.00 130.00 80.00 1972 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 102.20 Jun/18
Brazil 102.20 May/18
Canada 55.83 Jun/18
China 122.90 Apr/18
Euro Area 0.20 May/18
France 100.00 May/18
Germany 10.70 Jun/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 125.10 May/18
Italy 113.70 May/18
Japan 43.80 May/18
Mexico 87.00 May/18
Netherlands 23.00 May/18
Russia -8.00 Mar/18
South Korea 108.00 May/18
Spain 97.70 May/18
Switzerland 2.00 Jun/18
Turkey 69.90 May/18
United Kingdom -7.00 May/18
United States 99.30 Jun/18


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