Italy’s consumer confidence index decreased to 110.5 in April 2019 from 111.2 in the previous month and below market consensus of 111.2. It was the lowest reading since July 2017, as household sentiment deteriorated for all main components: economic sentiment (122.6 from 123.8 in March); personal climate (105.9 from 106.8); current conditions (106.9 from 107.8); and future situation (115.6 from 115.9). Consumer Confidence in Italy averaged 104.31 Index Points from 1982 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 121.23 Index Points in November of 1988 and a record low of 82.40 Index Points in January of 2013.

Consumer Confidence in Italy is expected to be 109.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Italy to stand at 112.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 115.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-30 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 114 113.2 112.6 112.4
2019-02-27 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 112.4 113.9 113.0 113.2
2019-03-27 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 111.2 112.4 112.0 112
2019-04-19 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 110.5 111.2 111.2 111.5
2019-05-29 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 110.5
2019-06-27 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 109
2019-07-26 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence


Italy Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 110.50 111.20 121.23 82.40 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 0.60 2.10 -2.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 0.90 1.20 90.20 -40.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 242630.50 242269.40 248884.80 173085.30 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 295366.00 295698.00 296399.00 198081.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 7.60 8.30 13.50 6.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 40.90 41.00 44.00 8.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 61.12 61.14 64.57 33.67 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.01 1.98 6.48 1.89 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 103749.81 103036.42 103749.81 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.87 1.84 2.47 0.97 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 106.30 105.70 113.50 82.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 108.20 107.70 130.90 74.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 101.60 100.90 108.90 84.40 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -45.90 -58.70 -20.60 -126.70 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends -13.70 -3.70 136.00 -57.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -46.50 -44.70 5.00 -95.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 37.20 35.50 119.70 -6.60 [+]


Italy Consumer Confidence

In Italy, the Confidence Climate Index covers 2,000 Italian consumers. The survey is done by phone and assesses households’ economic conditions, employment and saving prospects and expected purchases of durable goods. The consumer confidence index is adjusted for seasonal effects and fixed to a base year of 2005. The value 100 indicates no evolution in consumer sentiment, a value over 100 shows increasing confidence and a value under 100 indicates low expectations. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.50 111.20 121.23 82.40 1982 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2010=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 34.80 Mar/19
Australia 100.70 Apr/19
Brazil 114.30 Dec/18
Canada 50.76 Apr/19
China 126.00 Feb/19
Euro Area -7.20 Mar/19
France 96.00 Mar/19
Germany 10.40 Apr/19
India 105.00 Jun/19
Indonesia 124.50 Mar/19
Italy 110.50 Apr/19
Japan 40.50 Mar/19
Mexico 116.30 Mar/19
Netherlands -4.00 Mar/19
Russia -16.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 109.00 Dec/18
South Africa 7.00 Dec/18
South Korea 99.80 Mar/19
Spain 93.90 Mar/19
Switzerland -4.00 Mar/19
Turkey 63.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom -13.00 Mar/19
United States 96.90 Apr/19


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