New Zealand Consumer Confidence  1988-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Westpac-McDermott Miller consumer confidence index in New Zealand declined to 103.5 in the third quarter of 2018 from 108.6 in the previous period, hitting its lowest level since the second quarter 2012. The downturn was explained by a 5.8-point decrease to 100.8 in the Expected Conditions Index, while the Present Conditions Index fell 4.2 points to 107.5. Meantime, the Current Financial Situation (-2.5 points to -5.3) dropped further and the Expected Financial Situation (-6.3 points to -4.6) fell into contraction. Meantime, the 1-year economic outlook plunged 9.1 points to -7.9 and the 5-year economic dipped 2 points to 14.9. Consumer Confidence in New Zealand averaged 111.39 Index Points from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 130.90 Index Points in the second quarter of 1994 and a record low of 79.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-19 09:00 PM Westpac Consumer Confidence 111.2 107.4 107
2018-06-19 10:00 PM Westpac Consumer Confidence 108.6 111.2 111.5
2018-09-18 10:00 PM Westpac Consumer Confidence 103.5 108.6 107
2018-12-18 10:00 PM Westpac Consumer Confidence 103.5 104


New Zealand Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 103.50 107.40 130.90 79.10 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.10 0.30 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.10 2.80 9.30 -8.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 37833.00 37452.00 37833.00 15210.00 NZD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 439629.00 441879.00 441879.00 10449.00 NZD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 9.34 9.44 16.02 7.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 91.80 91.80 93.30 27.90 Percent [+]
Households Debt To Income 166.00 166.00 166.20 56.20 percent [+]


New Zealand Consumer Confidence

In New Zealand, the Westpac McDermott Miller Consumer Confidence Index measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the performance of the economy. The Consumer Confidence Index is calculated from percentage response to five internationally standardized questions covering consumers' personal financial circumstances, national economic expectations and attitudes to major purchases. It is 100 plus the average of the difference between positive answers and negative responses. A score above 100 shows more optimism than pessimism while a score below 100 denotes more pessimism. . This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.50 107.40 130.90 79.10 1988 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly




consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Argentina 36.20 Aug/18
Australia 100.50 Sep/18
Brazil 104.70 Aug/18
Canada 55.77 Sep/18
China 119.70 Jul/18
Euro Area -2.90 Sep/18
France 97.00 Aug/18
Germany 10.50 Sep/18
India 97.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 121.60 Aug/18
Italy 115.20 Aug/18
Japan 43.30 Aug/18
Mexico 101.80 Aug/18
Netherlands 19.00 Sep/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 107.00 Jun/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 99.20 Aug/18
Spain 102.40 Aug/18
Switzerland -7.00 Sep/18
Turkey 59.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom -7.00 Aug/18
United States 100.80 Sep/18


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