Ireland Consumer Confidence  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased by 2.9 points to 105.8 in September 2017, its highest level since February 2016. The index of current conditions rose by 6.4 points to 123.4, mainly due the improvement in perceptions of household finances and in the assessment of the current buying climate. Also, the index of consumer expectations went up by 0.7 points to 94, mainly supported by a slight improvement in consumers' thinking in regard to the outlook for the labour market, while there was a modest decline in expectations for the general Irish economic outlook. Consumer Confidence in Ireland averaged 87.24 from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 130.90 in January of 2000 and a record low of 39.60 in July of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-13 11:01 PM Consumer Confidence 105.1 105 104.5
2017-09-06 06:40 PM Consumer Confidence 102.9 105.1 105.5
2017-10-06 07:01 AM Consumer Confidence 105.8 102.9 103.4
2017-10-27 12:01 AM Consumer Confidence 105.8 105.5
2017-12-04 12:00 PM Consumer Confidence 103.08


Ireland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 105.80 102.90 130.90 39.60 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -4.20 12.00 13.60 -14.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.70 2.80 13.10 -24.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 24110.00 24388.00 24388.00 11918.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 226717.00 207234.00 226717.00 82921.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 7.34 16.10 19.94 -5.25 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 175726.00 175854.00 375927.00 4386.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.00 1.00 25.00 1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 12725.00 12706.00 28989.00 10011.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.60 1.58 2.16 0.72 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 51.00 54.20 117.50 50.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 153.01 171.52 210.81 110.79 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 123.40 118.00 126.80 63.80 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 92.70 88.80 136.40 22.50 [+]


Ireland Consumer Confidence

In Ireland, the Consumer Sentiment Index survey covers a minimum of 1,100 households across all regions of the country. The questionnaire assesses respondents’ perceptions on the general economy in the previous 12 months as well as expectations for next 12 months; perceptions of recent trends in unemployment and inflation; recent trends and likely future evolution in the household’s financial situation as well as savings and major purchases intentions. The Consumer Sentiment Index is calculated as the percentage of favourable replies minus the percentage of unfavourable replies, plus 100. The indicator varies on a scale of 0 to 200; a value of 0 indicates extreme lack of confidence, 100 neutrality and 200 extreme confidence. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.80 102.90 130.90 39.60 1996 - 2017 Monthly




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Australia 101.35 Oct/17
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