Italy’s consumer confidence index rose to 114 in January of 2019 from an upwardly revised 113.2 in the previous month and above market consensus of 112.6. Improvement was seen in households' sentiment regarding both the economic (130.8 from 129.5 in December) and personal climate (108.9 from 107), current conditions (112.4 from 110) and future situation (117.4 from 116). Also, concerns over unemployment declined to 28.6 from 29.5. Meantime, the perceptions on inflation for the last 12 months decreased further (-9.1 from -6.5) while expectations on inflation for the next 12 months fell at a softer pace (-5.3 from -6). Consumer Confidence in Italy averaged 104.26 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 112.00 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 111.00 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
2018-10-30 10:00 AM Consumer Confidence 116.6 116.1 115 113.2
2018-11-27 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 114.8 116.5 115.9 115.1
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 113.1 114.7 114 114.5
2019-01-30 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 114 113.2 112.6 112.4
2019-02-27 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 114
2019-03-27 09:00 AM Consumer Confidence 112
2019-04-19 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence


Italy Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 114.00 113.20 121.23 82.40 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.70 0.60 2.20 -2.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.60 1.70 17.50 -6.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 242025.00 242215.00 248871.50 173085.30 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 295698.00 296399.00 296399.00 198081.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 8.30 8.60 13.50 6.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 41.00 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 1.90 1.94 6.48 1.89 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 102518.02 102499.93 102518.02 0.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.83 1.83 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
114.00 113.20 121.23 82.40 1982 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2010=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 33.10 Jan/19
Australia 103.80 Feb/19
Brazil 114.30 Dec/18
Canada 54.12 Feb/19
China 123.00 Dec/18
Euro Area -7.90 Jan/19
France 91.00 Jan/19
Germany 10.80 Feb/19
India 96.70 Dec/18
Indonesia 125.50 Jan/19
Italy 114.00 Jan/19
Japan 41.90 Jan/19
Mexico 111.99 Jan/19
Netherlands 1.00 Jan/19
Russia -17.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 106.00 Sep/18
South Africa 7.00 Dec/18
South Korea 97.50 Jan/19
Spain 93.80 Jan/19
Switzerland -4.00 Mar/19
Turkey 58.20 Jan/19
United Kingdom -14.00 Jan/19
United States 95.50 Feb/19


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