United Kingdom Consumer Confidence  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GfK consumer sentiment index edged up to -9 in September of 2017 from -10 in August, beating market consensus of -11. Morale currently stands at its highest level since May, as the component for the country’s general economic situation during the last 12 months increased 2 points to -28, while expectations for the general economic situation over the next 12 months increased 3 points to -24. The Major Purchase Index also advanced, edging up 1 point to currently stand at 1. In contrast, the components for personal financial situation for last 12 months (-1 vs 2 in August) and forward-looking personal financial situation (4 vs 5) declined in September. Consumer Confidence in the United Kingdom averaged -8.96 from 1981 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10 in June of 1987 and a record low of -39 in July of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-27 11:05 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -12 -10 -11 -9
2017-08-30 11:05 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -10 -12 -13 -11
2017-09-28 11:05 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9 -10 -11 -9
2017-10-27 11:05 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -11.12
2017-11-30 12:05 AM GfK Consumer Confidence -11.11
2017-12-21 12:05 AM GfK Consumer Confidence -11.11


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.00 0.60 3.00 -3.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.40 1.40 8.90 -3.60 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 322580.00 321846.00 322580.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 330546.00 324376.00 334607.00 62925.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.90 4.00 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.25 1.25 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.59 1.50 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 88.00 87.60 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1583.00 1166.00 2227.00 -1175.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 1981 - 2017 Monthly




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 -1.20 Sep/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 Sep/17
Russia -11.00 Sep/17
South Korea 107.70 Sep/17
Spain 103.20 Sep/17
Switzerland -3.00 Sep/17
Turkey 68.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom -9.00 Sep/17
United States 101.10 Oct/17