In the UK, the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about the expected economic developments over the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 financial and economic analysts. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. Therefore, the ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts expect the economy to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality. This page provides - United Kingdom Zew Economic Sentiment Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Zew Economic Sentiment Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.