United Kingdom Consumer Confidence  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GfK consumer confidence index gained 4 points to -9 in January 2018, much better than market expectations of -13. It was the highest reading since September, mainly driven by a 5-point increase in the major purchase index (1 from -4 in December). Also, the index for the general economic situation for the country for the past 12 months increased by 2 points to -29, whereas the same index for the future 12 months rose by 4 points to -24. Meantime, the forecast for personal finances for the future 12 months went up by 4 points to 6. Consumer Confidence in the United Kingdom averaged -8.98 Index Points from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10 Index Points in June of 1987 and a record low of -39 Index Points in July of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-29 11:20 PM GfK Consumer Confidence -12 -10 -11 -8
2017-12-21 12:01 AM GfK Consumer Confidence -13 -12 -12 -11
2018-01-31 12:01 AM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9 -13 -13 -12
2018-02-28 12:01 AM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9 -9.45
2018-03-30 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9.60
2018-04-27 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9.76


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -13.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 -1.40 3.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.60 1.50 9.00 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 323830.00 322412.00 323830.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 332445.00 332889.00 334607.00 65733.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.50 6.20 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.50 1.50 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.74 1.63 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 87.20 88.00 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1520.00 1497.00 2227.00 -1180.00 GBP Million [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -25.00 -20.00 7.00 -82.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -23.00 -21.00 20.00 -52.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 0.00 4.00 15.00 -18.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 1.00 9.00 31.00 -43.00 [+]


United Kingdom Consumer Confidence

In the United Kingdom, the consumer confidence survey measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the performance of the economy in the next 12 months. The GfK Consumer Confidence is derived from the survey of about 2,000 consumers which are ask to rate the relative level of past and future economic conditions including personal financial situation, climate for major purchases, overall economic situation and savings level. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9.00 -13.00 10.00 -39.00 1981 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 102.70 Feb/18
Brazil 102.90 Jan/18
Canada 55.72 Feb/18
China 122.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 104.00 Jan/18
Germany 11.00 Feb/18
India 128.00 Jun/17
Indonesia 126.10 Jan/18
Italy 115.50 Jan/18
Japan 44.70 Jan/18
Mexico 85.90 Jan/18
Netherlands 24.00 Jan/18
Russia -11.00 Dec/17
South Korea 109.90 Jan/18
Spain 102.30 Jan/18
Switzerland 5.00 Mar/18
Turkey 72.30 Jan/18
United Kingdom -9.00 Jan/18
United States 99.90 Feb/18


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