French household expenditure on goods decreased by 1.7 percent month-on-month in September 2018, compared to an upwardly revised 1.1 percent rise in August and market expectations of a 0.4 percent drop. Consumption of manufactured goods fell sharply (-2.5% vs 2.7% in August), namely transport equipment (-7.9% vs 8.7%) on lower new car sales; household durables (-0.3% vs 0.5%); textile-clothing (-0.5% vs 0.1%) and other engineered goods (-0.1% vs 0.3%). Also, energy spending fell amid warm temperatures (-1.2% vs 0.4%), including gas and electricity consumption (-0.6% vs 0.2%) and refined products spending (-1.8% vs 0.7%). In addition, food consumption went down 0.9 percent, after falling 0.5 percent in August, particularly for agricultural products. Considering the third quarter of 2018, household consumption expenditure on goods recovered compared with the previous quarter (0.6% vs -0.3% in Q2). Year-on-year, household expenditure decreased 1.5 percent. Personal Spending in France averaged 0.12 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.40 percent in June of 1995 and a record low of -5.60 percent in July of 1995.

Personal Spending in France is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Personal Spending in France to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Household Consumption MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-29 06:45 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.8%
2018-09-28 06:45 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.8% 0.0% 0.3% -0.4%
2018-10-30 07:45 AM Household Consumption MoM -1.7% 1.1% -0.4% -0.3%
2018-11-29 07:45 AM Household Consumption MoM -1.7% -0.4% 2.2%
2018-12-21 07:45 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.5%


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 95.00 94.00 130.00 80.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 1.40 3.70 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.30 4.40 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 308813.00 307317.00 308813.00 38586.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 355091.00 351161.00 355091.00 2496.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 14.32 13.68 21.82 10.38 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 58.60 58.60 58.60 18.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 93.29 89.47 93.29 54.15 percent [+]
Personal Spending -1.70 1.10 5.40 -5.60 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.81 1.85 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.82 1.86 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 1376571.00 1371531.00 1376571.00 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 Household Consumption MoM

In France, household consumption refers to household expenditure on goods only, providing a short-term information of household consumption behavior relevant for economic analysis. Household consumption expenditure on goods accounted in 2010 for nearly 95 percent of total effective consumption in current euros and accounted for 50 percent of household consumption expenditure on goods and services. This page provides - France Household Consumption- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Household Consumption MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.70 1.10 5.40 -5.60 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last
France -1.70 Sep/18
Netherlands 2.20 Sep/18
United States 0.40 Sep/18


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