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

The French consumer confidence indicator stood at 97 in July 2018, unchanged from the previous month’s 21-month low and slightly below market expectations of 98. Consumers were slightly less worried about unemployment (13 vs 15 in June) and were less pessimistic about their expected personal situation (-11 vs -13) and saving capacity (-1 vs -8). Also, the share of households considering it was a suitable time to make major purchases increased slightly in July (-8 vs -9), and the share of consumers feeling that the future standard of living in France will improve in the next twelve months was little-changed (-30 vs -31). On the other hand, the number of households considering that there was an improvement in the past standard of living in France fell (-45 vs -44) and their savings intentions also declined (7 vs 8). Consumer Confidence in France averaged 101.02 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
2018-05-29 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 100 100 101 102
2018-06-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 97 99 100 102
2018-07-26 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 97 97 98 100
2018-08-28 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 97 98 99
2018-09-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 100
2018-10-29 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 102


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 97.00 97.00 130.00 80.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 1.10 3.60 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.50 3.00 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 307093.00 307363.00 307363.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 350671.00 355850.00 355850.00 2538.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.62 14.21 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 0.10 1.00 5.40 -5.60 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.84 1.81 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.83 1.83 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 1358126.00 1350462.00 1358126.00 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
97.00 97.00 130.00 80.00 1972 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 103.60 Aug/18
Brazil 101.60 Jul/18
Canada 55.55 Aug/18
China 118.20 Jun/18
Euro Area -0.60 Jul/18
France 97.00 Jul/18
Germany 10.60 Aug/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 124.80 Jul/18
Italy 116.30 Jul/18
Japan 43.50 Jul/18
Mexico 101.70 Jul/18
Netherlands 23.00 Jul/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
South Korea 101.00 Jul/18
Spain 106.10 Jul/18
Switzerland -7.00 Sep/18
Turkey 68.30 Aug/18
United Kingdom -10.00 Jul/18
United States 95.30 Aug/18


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