Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose by 1.1 points to 18.7 in November of 2017, missing market expectations of 20. Still, it was the strongest reading since May as "high levels of growth across Europe in the third quarter are supporting further growth in Germany and boosting expectations for the coming six months". In November, 22.8 percent of financial market experts expect economic activity to pick up while 4.1 percent expect a deterioration and 73.1 percent expect the expansion to remain at a steady pace. In addition, the assessment of the current economic situation increased by 1.8 points to 88.8 in November, beating market expectations of 88. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Germany averaged 23.75 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 89.60 in January of 2000 and a record low of -63.90 in July of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-19 09:00 AM ZEW Economic Sentiment Index 17.0 10 12.5 12.9
2017-10-17 09:00 AM ZEW Economic Sentiment Index 17.6 17 20 21.5
2017-11-14 10:00 AM ZEW Economic Sentiment Index 18.7 17.6 20.0 19.5
2017-12-12 10:00 AM ZEW Economic Sentiment Index 18.7 7.79


Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 116.70 115.30 116.70 83.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.70 55.60 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 60.60 60.60 62.70 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.60 57.70 57.70 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.60 4.60 15.30 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.60 2.60 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.30 5.10 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 87.10 86.70 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 121.20 120.00 121.20 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 1.00 4.10 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5.48 -7.97 9.57 -11.49 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1712.00 1633.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 189.11 187.97 192.34 90.99 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 18.70 17.60 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 414100.00 522780.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 272855.00 288035.00 552865.00 43460.00 Cars [+]
Internet Speed 15298.72 14588.37 15298.72 3207.62 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 38794861.00 38344874.00 38794861.00 18134106.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 9.30 2.40 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3510.00 3628.68 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.65 5.57 5.65 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 5.00 7.00 4.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 20.00 17.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index

In Germany, the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about current economic situation and expected economic developments for the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 experts from banks, insurance companies and financial departments of selected corporations. Participants are asked about their six-months expectations concerning the economy, inflation rates, interest rates, stock markets and exchange rates. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. The ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts are unhappy with the current developments and expect the conditions to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts are satisfied with the current situation and expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.70 17.60 89.60 -63.90 1991 - 2017 Monthly




zew economic sentiment index by Country
Country Last
Euro Area 30.90 Nov/17
France 31.40 Nov/17
Germany 18.70 Nov/17
Italy 10.60 Nov/17
Switzerland 32.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom -55.90 Nov/17