Portuguese private consumption increased by 1.4 percent year-on-year in October 2018, easing from a 1.6 percent growth in the previous month. Personal Spending in Portugal averaged 1.84 percent from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6.30 percent in May of 1988 and a record low of -6.40 percent in January of 2012.

Personal Spending in Portugal is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Personal Spending in Portugal to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Private Consumption YoY is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -1.80 -1.10 3.30 -53.30 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 2.30 -1.90 6.10 -7.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.20 1.10 18.70 -11.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 29467.80 29253.00 29467.80 21136.30 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.40 4.60 12.00 4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 115287.00 115232.00 141993.00 33832.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending 1.40 1.60 6.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 68.70 69.40 92.10 7.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 100.95 104.34 127.56 83.75 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.81 2.74 8.08 2.64 percent [+]
Disposable Personal Income 40921.50 41689.80 41689.80 19011.60 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.73 1.84 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 Private Consumption YoY

In Portugal, private consumption year-on-year refers to the annual change of the coincident indicator for the Portuguese personal consumption that includes eight major indicators: real private consumption; real retail trade turnover index; sales of light passenger vehicles; retail sales volume (trade survey); tourism nights spent by residents in Portugal; real industrial turnover index of consumer goods in the domestic market; households’ financial situation; and general economic situation (consumers’ survey). This page provides - Portugal Personal Consumption YoY- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Private Consumption YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.40 1.60 6.30 -6.40 1978 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
France 0.80 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.20 Sep/18
United States 0.60 Oct/18


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