Germany GfK Consumer Climate  2001-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GfK Consumer Climate Indicator for Germany stood at 10.7 going into July 2018, unchanged from the previous month's six-month low and slightly above market expectations of 10.6. Expectations regarding general economic situation over the next 12 months dropped by 14.1 points to 23.3 amid prospects that the economic momentum of the global economy is slowing due to the protectionist trade policy of the US, which affects not only Germany but also other export-oriented countries such as China. At the same time, the gauge measuring income expectations increased by 3.4 points to 57.6 on solid employment outlook, and the sub-index assessing consumers' propensity to buy edged up 0.4 points to 56.3. Consumer Confidence in Germany averaged 6.07 Index Points from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 16.80 Index Points in March of 2001 and a record low of -3.50 Index Points in March of 2003.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-26 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.8
2018-05-24 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.7
2018-06-28 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.6
2018-07-26 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.7 10.7 10.6
2018-08-29 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.5
2018-09-28 06:00 AM GfK Consumer Confidence 10.4


Germany Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 10.70 10.70 16.80 -3.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -2.10 1.60 4.60 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.60 1.00 9.70 -7.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 401.51 399.74 401.51 290.30 EUR Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 491.48 484.70 491.48 22.96 EUR Billion [+]
Personal Savings 10.00 10.20 17.30 7.80 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 239327.00 237921.00 239327.00 10926.00 EUR Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 2894404.00 2887540.00 2894404.00 6461.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.31 2.44 6.55 2.31 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 52.90 53.10 70.90 35.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 82.68 82.58 106.63 82.58 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.70 1.71 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 10.70 16.80 -3.50 2001 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 106.10 Jul/18
Brazil 98.30 Jun/18
Canada 54.21 Jul/18
China 122.90 May/18
Euro Area -0.60 Jul/18
France 97.00 Jun/18
Germany 10.70 Jul/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 128.10 Jun/18
Italy 116.20 Jun/18
Japan 43.70 Jun/18
Mexico 88.01 Jun/18
Netherlands 23.00 Jul/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
South Korea 106.00 Jun/18
Spain 107.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 2.00 Jun/18
Turkey 73.10 Jul/18
United Kingdom -9.00 Jun/18
United States 97.10 Jul/18


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