United Kingdom Small Business Sentiment  1978-2017 | Data | Chart

Small Business Sentiment in the United Kingdom decreased to -4 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 0 in the third quarter of 2017. Small Business Sentiment in the United Kingdom averaged -4.19 from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 40 in the second quarter of 1983 and a record low of -69 in the third quarter of 1980.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -11.00 5.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.20 56.60 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 55.60 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.60 2.50 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.70 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.90 2.70 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 82.60 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 17.00 -2.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 16699.00 11781.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -1244.00 -2110.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4152.00 4547.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 108691.00 107327.00 108691.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -42.90 -55.90 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 157056.00 153224.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 163541.00 158192.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.00 0.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 0.20 0.50 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 14.00 1.30 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 702.00 640.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.51 5.49 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 7.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.90 55.80 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24007.00 23079.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Small Business Sentiment

In the United Kingdom, the Small Business Sentiment measures measures the expectations of business conditions for companies with up to 199 employees. The Questionnaire accesses the overall sentiment regarding general and export business situation, investment, capacity, order books, employment, output, stocks, prices competitiveness regarding domestic, EU and non-EU markets and innovation and training. For each assessment is computed a sub-index as the percentage of positive answers minus the percentage of negative answers. The composite index is then computed as the weighted average of the sub-indices. An Optimism Index of +100 indicates that all survey respondents are much more confident about future prospects, while -100 suggests that all survey respondents are much less confident about future prospects. An index level of 0 indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Small Business Sentiment - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Small Business Sentiment - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.00 0.00 40.00 -69.00 1978 - 2017 Quarterly
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