Switzerland Consumer Confidence  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Swiss consumer confidence rose to -3 in the third quarter of 2017 from -8 in the previous period and matching market consensus. There was an improvement in consumers' expectation over the next 12 months regarding the general economic situation (16 from 5 in Q2) and the labor market (41 from 48 in Q2). Also, the likelihood of saving increased slightly (17 from 15). In contrast, there was a slight deterioration in households' expectations regarding their own financial situation (-4 from -3). The long term average of the index stood at -9. Consumer Confidence in Switzerland averaged -9.28 from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 22 in the first quarter of 2000 and a record low of -51 in the first quarter of 1991.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-02-07 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -13 -11 -9
2017-05-04 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence -8 -3 3 1
2017-08-02 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -8 -3 -2
2017-11-02 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -2


Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -3.00 -8.00 22.00 -51.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 -0.90 4.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.20 0.00 9.00 -7.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 91794.90 91583.90 91794.90 51789.00 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.70 15.00 15.10 6.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 840114.00 838915.00 840114.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.47 1.48 2.15 0.78 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 128.50 128.40 128.50 102.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 178.57 171.93 178.57 143.50 percent [+]


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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.00 -8.00 22.00 -51.00 1972 - 2017 Quarterly
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consumer confidence by Country

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Australia 101.35 Oct/17
Brazil 98.50 Sep/17
Canada 55.00 Oct/17
China 114.70 Aug/17
Euro Area -1.00 Oct/17
France 101.00 Sep/17
Germany 10.80 Oct/17
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 123.80 Sep/17
Italy 115.50 Sep/17
Japan 43.90 Sep/17
Mexico 88.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 23.00 Oct/17
Russia -11.00 Sep/17
South Korea 107.70 Sep/17
Spain 103.20 Sep/17
Switzerland -3.00 Sep/17
Turkey 67.30 Oct/17
United Kingdom -9.00 Sep/17
United States 101.10 Oct/17