Portugal Consumer Confidence  1997-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Portuguese consumer confidence indicator fell to -0.5 in August 2018 from 1.3 in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since April last year, as expectations deteriorated further regarding the country's economic situation (2.3 from 5.0 in July) and unemployment (-11.3 from -15.3). In addition, consumers were less optimistic about the household financial position (4.4 from 4.5) and saving capacity decreased (-19.9 from -19.5). Consumer Confidence in Portugal averaged -22.53 Index Points from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3.30 Index Points in May of 2018 and a record low of -53.30 Index Points in December of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-28 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence 2.8 3.3 2.9
2018-07-30 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence 1.30 2.8 2.5
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence -0.5 1.3 1.5
2018-09-27 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence -0.5 2.1
2018-10-30 09:30 AM Consumer Confidence 1.8
2018-11-29 09:30 AM Consumer Confidence 1.7


Portugal Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -0.50 1.30 3.30 -53.30 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.00 -1.60 6.10 -7.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.20 3.10 18.70 -11.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 29076.20 29073.90 29407.30 21136.30 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.10 5.30 12.00 4.60 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 114979.00 114891.00 141993.00 33832.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending 1.80 2.00 6.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 69.40 70.10 92.10 7.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 100.95 104.34 127.56 83.75 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.68 2.64 8.08 2.64 percent [+]
Disposable Personal Income 41689.80 40597.00 41689.80 19011.60 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.92 1.88 2.33 0.77 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 12.59 9.42 12.59 -63.74 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 3.36 2.71 7.60 -34.53 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -26.40 -26.12 -0.39 -42.17 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations -17.17 -14.49 79.72 -17.17 [+]


Portugal Consumer Confidence

In Portugal, the consumer confidence index on three terms moving averages is based on interviews with consumers about their perceptions of the country's current and future economic situation and their tendencies to purchase. It is estimated using the difference between the share of positive evaluation responses and negative evaluation responses, but do not include the share of neutral responses. The use of moving averages smooths out the series by removing the irregular movements, allowing the detection of the short-term trends. This page provides - Portugal Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 1.30 3.30 -53.30 1997 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




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 -1.90 Aug/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 21.00 Aug/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 68.30 Aug/18
United Kingdom -7.00 Aug/18
United States 100.80 Sep/18


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