Germany GfK Consumer Climate  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GfK Consumer Climate Indicator for Germany is set to remain unchanged at 10.7 in December 2017, slightly below market expectations of 10.8. The reading pointed to a strong level of confidence among consumers despite political uncertainty in the country as talks drag on over the formation of a new government. The sub-index measuring economic expectations rose 0.8 points to 44.3, while that of income expectations fell 0.8 points to 47.9, and of propensity to buy declined 0.7 points to 58.5. Consumer Confidence in Germany averaged 5.91 from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 16.80 in March of 2001 and a record low of -3.50 in March of 2003.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-28 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.8 10.9 11 10.9
2017-10-26 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.9
2017-11-28 12:00 PM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8
2017-12-22 07:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.8 10.9
2018-01-26 07:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence
2018-02-20 07:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence


Germany Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 10.70 10.70 16.80 -3.50 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.20 0.50 4.10 -4.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.40 4.10 9.70 -7.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 400.22 398.56 400.22 290.33 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 482.95 478.41 482.95 22.96 EUR Billion [+]
Personal Savings 9.90 9.70 17.30 7.80 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 236732.00 234378.00 236957.00 10926.00 EUR Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2831946.00 2822521.00 2831946.00 6461.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.48 2.50 6.55 2.39 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 53.10 53.10 70.90 34.90 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 82.68 82.32 106.63 82.32 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.64 1.57 2.14 0.91 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 41.30 34.80 69.50 -33.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 60.20 58.50 60.20 -26.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 58.50 59.20 64.40 -55.40 [+]


Germany GfK Consumer Climate

The GfK Consumer Climate Indicator is based on a survey of 2000 individuals age 14 and above. The questionnaire focuses on income expectations, buying propensity and savings. The components of the indicator are calculated as the difference between positive and negative answers to the questions asked. Their value can vary between minus 100 and plus 100 points with 0 representing the long term average. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany GfK Consumer Climate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 10.70 16.80 -3.50 2001 - 2017 Monthly
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Country Last
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