Malta Consumer Spending  Forecast


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Consumer Spending in Malta is expected to be 1145893.37 EUR THO by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Spending in Malta to stand at 1142162.45 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Consumer Spending is projected to trend around 1138846.08 EUR THO in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Malta Consumer Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Consumer Confidence 11.3 10.64 9.8 8.69 7.61 0.21
Retail Sales MoM 1.1 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.6
Retail Sales YoY 9.8 4.5 1.93 1.45 1.23 3.4
Consumer Spending 1140321 1145893 1138632 1138141 1142162 1138846
Private Sector Credit 8949 9020 9056 9072 9077 9009
Bank Lending Rate 3.82 3.8 3.87 3.95 4.01 4.37
Consumer Credit 5026 5124 5212 5294 5371 5845
Gasoline Prices 1.53 1.56 1.55 1.55 1.55 1.52
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 34.2 33.08 31.46 29.8 28.2 16.59
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 24.5 21.78 20.22 18.79 17.45 8.77
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 12 9.47 8.28 7.14 6.09 -0.69
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -3.8 -6.52 -6.96 -7.25 -7.44 -7.85
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 10.4 12.61 13.7 14.68 15.56 20.26
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -17 -18.88 -19.56 -20.21 -20.83 -25.04
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations -16.9 -11.37 -9.21 -7.28 -5.55 3.67