Business confidence in Ireland decreased by 5 percentage points to 21 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 26 percent in the previous period. Business Confidence in Ireland averaged 19.23 percent from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of -24 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Business Confidence in Ireland is expected to be 25.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Ireland to stand at 15.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Business Confidence is projected to trend around 36.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.