The consumer confidence in France edged down to 86 in May of 2022, the lowest reading since October of 2014 and below forecasts of 89. Consumers became more pessimistic regarding the standard of living for the next 12 months (-64 vs -59) and savings intentions decreased (26 vs 29). At the same time, the assessment of the financial situation for the year ahead was unchanged (-22) while unemployment prospects (2 vs 6) and inflation expectations (9 vs 24) eased. source: INSEE, France

Consumer Confidence in France averaged 100.94 points from 1972 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 132 points in May of 1973 and a record low of 79 points in May of 2013. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Consumer Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Consumer Confidence in France is expected to be 101.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 107.00 points in 2023 and 102.00 points in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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France Consumer Confidence



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-04-27 06:45 AM Apr 88 90 92 92
2022-05-25 06:45 AM May 86 87 89 86
2022-06-28 06:45 AM Jun 86 84 82


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Consumer Confidence 86.00 87.00 points May 2022
Consumer Spending 314597.00 319167.00 EUR Million Mar 2022
Disposable Personal Income 395396.00 395510.00 EUR Million Mar 2022
Personal Savings 16.73 17.36 percent Mar 2022
Personal Spending -0.40 -1.40 percent Apr 2022

France Consumer Confidence
In France, the consumer confidence index is based on a survey of about 2 000 households. The questionnaire focuses on: past and future economic situation in France, past and future personal financial situation, unemployment, intention to make major purchases, current savings capacity and expected savings capacity. The indicator is calculated using factor analysis technique. The index is then calculated in a way to measure the current sentiment in relation to the historic index values of the period 1987-2011. A value over 110 indicates unusually high optimism and a value under 90 indicates unusually high pessimism. The value 100 indicates neutrality.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
86.00 87.00 132.00 79.00 1972 - 2022 points Monthly
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France Consumer Confidence Lowest since 2014
The consumer confidence in France edged down to 86 in May of 2022, the lowest reading since October of 2014 and below forecasts of 89. Consumers became more pessimistic regarding the standard of living for the next 12 months (-64 vs -59) and savings intentions decreased (26 vs 29). At the same time, the assessment of the financial situation for the year ahead was unchanged (-22) while unemployment prospects (2 vs 6) and inflation expectations (9 vs 24) eased.
2022-05-25
French Consumer Morale at Over 3-Year Low
The consumer confidence in France unexpectedly fell to 88 points in April of 2022 from a downwardly revised 90 points in March, whilst analyst forecasts saw an increase to 92 points. It was the lowest reading since December of 2018, well below its long-term average of 100, as the war in Ukraine and rising inflation weighed down on consumer confidence. The share of households willing to make major purchases fell sharply (-30 vs -21 in March), reflecting lower standard of living (-66 vs -59) and a deterioration in current savings capacity (17 vs 21). Additionally, fears over unemployment were at their highest since last September (8 vs 7), while expectations about inflation have moderated (22 vs 41).
2022-04-27
France Consumer Confidence Falls on Ukraine, Inflation
The consumer confidence in France fell to 91 in March of 2022 from 97 in February, below market forecasts of 94. It is the lowest reading since February of 2021, staying well below its long-term average of 100, as the war in Ukraine and rising inflation weighs. The standard of living in France is seen worsening (-60 vs -39) as well as future savings capacity (3 vs 12) while fears about unemployment has bounced back (6 vs -3) and prices are still accelerating sharply (39 vs -11).
2022-03-29