Switzerland Consumer Confidence  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Swiss consumer confidence index unexpectedly dropped to 2 in the June quarter 2018 from 5 in the previous quarter and missing market consensus of 5. Consumers' assessment regarding future developments of the economy declined sharply (14 from 32 in the March quarter) and their views on anticipated unemployment increased (28 from 26). At the same time, households found time more unfavorable for making larger purchases (-12 from -6). Meantime, the possibility to save rose (21 from 16) and consumers were less pessimistic toward their own future personal finance (-0 from -2). The long term average of the index stood at -10. Consumer Confidence in Switzerland averaged -9.10 Index Points from 1972 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 22 Index Points in the first quarter of 2000 and a record low of -51 Index Points in the first quarter of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-02 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence -2 -3 0 -2
2018-02-01 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 5 -2 2 1
2018-05-02 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence 2 5 5 9
2018-08-02 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence 2 7
2018-11-01 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 11


Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 2.00 5.00 22.00 -51.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 0.20 4.60 -4.30 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.20 -1.10 6.90 -4.30 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 92520.50 92230.80 92520.50 51789.00 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 14.10 12.80 14.10 6.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 127.80 127.50 127.80 102.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 181.53 180.98 181.53 143.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 861013.00 858671.00 861013.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.66 1.69 2.15 0.78 USD/Liter [+]


Switzerland Consumer Confidence

In Switzerland, the consumer confidence survey is conducted every year, in the months of January, April, July and October. Around 1000 households are questioned for State Secretariat for Economic Affairs regarding their subjective evaluation of the economic situation, financial situation of the household in question, inflation, job security etc. Generally consumer confidence is high when the unemployment rate is low and GDP growth is high. Measures of average consumer confidence can be useful indicators of how much consumers are likely to spend. This page provides - Switzerland Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 5.00 22.00 -51.00 1972 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 102.20 Jun/18
Brazil 102.20 May/18
Canada 55.83 Jun/18
China 122.90 May/18
Euro Area -0.50 Jun/18
France 100.00 May/18
Germany 10.70 Jun/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 125.10 May/18
Italy 113.70 May/18
Japan 43.80 May/18
Mexico 87.00 May/18
Netherlands 23.00 Jun/18
Russia -8.00 Mar/18
South Korea 108.00 May/18
Spain 97.70 May/18
Switzerland 2.00 Jun/18
Turkey 70.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom -7.00 May/18
United States 99.30 Jun/18


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