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

The Gfk consumer confidence index in the UK climbed 3 points to -7 in August 2018, beating market expectations and last month’s previous print of -10. It was the strongest reading in three months as an increase was recorded within four of the five sub-indexes: personal finances over the last 12 months (4 vs 1 in July); personal finances over the next 12 months (8 vs 7); economic situation over the last 12 months (-26 vs -28); and big purchases climate (6 vs -2). The gauge measuring the economic situation over the next 12 months was unchanged at -26. Consumer Confidence in the United Kingdom averaged -8.97 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
2018-06-28 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -9 -7 -7 -8
2018-07-30 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -10 -9 -9 -10
2018-08-30 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -7 -10 -10 -12
2018-09-27 11:01 PM Gfk Consumer Confidence -7 -10 -8
2018-10-31 12:01 AM Gfk Consumer Confidence -11
2018-11-29 12:01 AM GfK Consumer Confidence -9


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.90 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.30 3.80 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 332149.00 331040.00 332149.00 68008.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 333116.00 331778.00 340973.00 66638.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.30 4.70 15.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.75 1.75 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 817.00 1521.00 2234.00 -1186.00 GBP Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.69 1.68 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 86.70 86.60 96.50 28.70 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 1981 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Argentina 36.20 Aug/18
Australia 100.50 Sep/18
Brazil 104.70 Aug/18
Canada 55.77 Sep/18
China 119.70 Jul/18
Euro Area -2.90 Sep/18
France 97.00 Aug/18
Germany 10.50 Sep/18
India 97.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 121.60 Aug/18
Italy 115.20 Aug/18
Japan 43.30 Aug/18
Mexico 101.80 Aug/18
Netherlands 19.00 Sep/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 107.00 Jun/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 99.20 Aug/18
Spain 102.40 Aug/18
Switzerland -7.00 Sep/18
Turkey 59.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom -7.00 Aug/18
United States 100.80 Sep/18


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