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

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased by 1.2 point to 103.6 in November of 2017, retreating for a second straight month following an 18-month high in September. The index of consumer expectations dropped to 91.5 (vs 94.3 in October), while the index of personal financial situation for 12 months ahead declined to 120.7 (vs 121.5). The outlook for unemployment recorded the sharpest fall (94.8 vs 98.9). In contrast, the index of current conditions advanced to 121.7 (Vs 120.5). The index of major purchases also improved to 135.7 (vs 134.7). Consumer Confidence in Ireland averaged 87.37 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
2017-10-06 07:01 AM Consumer Confidence 105.8 102.9 103.4
2017-11-07 12:01 AM Consumer Confidence 104.8 105.8 105.5
2017-12-08 12:01 AM Consumer Confidence 103.6 104.8 104.2
2018-01-10 11:50 AM Consumer Confidence 103.6
2018-02-03 09:10 AM Consumer Confidence
2018-03-07 11:00 AM Consumer Confidence


Ireland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 103.60 104.80 130.90 39.60 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 -0.20 13.50 -14.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.50 5.00 13.20 -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 10.10 6.90 13.90 -1.80 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 178001.00 176750.00 375927.00 4386.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.00 1.00 25.00 1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 12737.00 12795.00 28989.00 10011.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.66 1.58 2.16 0.72 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 49.90 51.00 117.50 49.90 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.60 104.80 130.90 39.60 1996 - 2017 Monthly




consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 99.70 Nov/17
Brazil 101.00 Nov/17
Canada 55.37 Nov/17
China 123.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 0.10 Nov/17
France 102.00 Nov/17
Germany 10.70 Dec/17
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 122.10 Nov/17
Italy 114.30 Nov/17
Japan 44.90 Nov/17
Mexico 88.80 Nov/17
Netherlands 23.00 Nov/17
Russia -11.00 Sep/17
South Korea 112.00 Nov/17
Spain 100.50 Nov/17
Switzerland -2.00 Dec/17
Turkey 65.20 Nov/17
United Kingdom -12.00 Nov/17
United States 96.80 Dec/17