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

Swiss consumer confidence edged up to -2 in the December quarter of 2017 from -3 in the previous period while market expected 0. Consumers' assessment toward unemployment improved slightly (39 from 41 in the third quarter) and the likelihood of saving increased markedly (22 from 17). At the same time, their assessment toward economic outlook over the next 12 months softened but remained above its long term average (14 from 16 in the September quarter). On the other hand, households' expectations regarding their own financial situation deteriorated (-6 from -4 in Q3). The long term average of the index stood at -9. Consumer Confidence in Switzerland averaged -9.24 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
2017-05-04 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 -2 -3 0 -2
2018-02-07 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence
2018-05-04 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence
2018-08-02 05:45 AM Consumer Confidence


Switzerland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -2.00 -3.00 22.00 -51.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.50 0.90 4.90 -4.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -3.00 0.50 9.00 -7.10 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 92041.00 91698.30 92041.00 51789.00 CHF Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.70 15.00 15.10 6.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 127.50 128.50 128.50 102.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 178.57 171.93 178.57 143.50 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 844502.00 841992.00 844502.00 158152.00 CHF Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.50 1.45 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.00 -3.00 22.00 -51.00 1972 - 2017 Quarterly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 103.30 Dec/17
Brazil 101.00 Nov/17
Canada 54.50 Dec/17
China 121.30 Nov/17
Euro Area 0.10 Nov/17
France 102.00 Nov/17
Germany 10.70 Dec/17
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 122.10 Nov/17
Italy 114.30 Nov/17
Japan 44.90 Nov/17
Mexico 88.80 Nov/17
Netherlands 23.00 Nov/17
Russia -11.00 Sep/17
South Korea 112.00 Nov/17
Spain 100.50 Nov/17
Switzerland -2.00 Dec/17
Turkey 65.20 Nov/17
United Kingdom -12.00 Nov/17
United States 96.80 Dec/17