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

French consumer confidence index dropped slightly to 103 in August of 2017 from 104 in the prior month and in line with market consensus. It was the lowest reading since May, as the share of households considering it is a suitable time to make major purchases declined (-3 from -1) and the balance of opinion on the future standard of living deteriorated sharply (-19 from -10). Meantime, consumers' assessment on past financial situation was similar to a month earlier (at -17) and their current saving capacity was steady (at 12). Consumers were a bit more optimistic regarding their financial situation in the next twelve months (-8 from -10 in July), their opinions on expected saving capacity improved (-1 from -3) and concerns over unemployment hit the lowest since January 2008 (1 from 7). 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
2017-06-28 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 108 103 103 103
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 103 103 102
2017-10-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101.38
2017-11-28 07:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101.78


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 103.00 104.00 130.00 80.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 -0.40 3.20 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.30 2.90 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 297622.00 296804.00 297622.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 349035.00 347056.00 349035.00 2580.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.42 14.47 22.80 11.31 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.83 1.86 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1301129.00 1293397.00 1301129.00 383474.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending 0.70 -0.70 4.70 -5.20 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 57.40 57.10 57.40 18.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 88.27 86.91 88.27 54.15 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.57 1.57 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.00 104.00 130.00 80.00 1972 - 2017 Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country

Last
Australia 97.90 Sep/17
Brazil 101.60 Aug/17
Canada 54.33 Sep/17
China 114.60 Jul/17
Euro Area -1.20 Sep/17
France 103.00 Aug/17
Germany 10.90 Sep/17
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 121.90 Aug/17
Italy 110.80 Aug/17
Japan 43.30 Aug/17
Mexico 87.60 Aug/17
Netherlands 23.00 Sep/17
Russia -14.00 Jun/17
South Korea 109.90 Aug/17
Spain 108.80 Aug/17
Switzerland -3.00 Sep/17
Turkey 68.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom -10.00 Aug/17
United States 95.30 Sep/17