The consumer confidence indicator in France rose by 3 points to 102.0 in September 2021, a three-month high and above market consensus of 100.0. The share of households considering that the standard of living in France will improve in the next twelve months jumped by 11 points and that considering it improved during the past twelve months increased by 7 points. In addition, the gauge for households' fears about unemployment tumbled 13 points, while the households’ opinion balance related to their future financial situation was up by 1 point and that related to their future saving capacity increased by 3 points. source: INSEE, France

Consumer Confidence in France averaged 101 points from 1972 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 131 points in May of 1973 and a record low of 79 points in June 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 October of 2021.

Consumer Confidence in France is expected to be 97.00 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 2022 and 104.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Consumer Confidence


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-29 06:45 AM Jun 102 98 100 99
2021-07-28 06:45 AM Jul 101 103 102 101
2021-08-27 06:45 AM Aug 99 100 100 100
2021-09-28 06:45 AM Sep 102 99 100 97
2021-10-27 06:45 AM Oct 102 101
2021-11-26 07:45 AM Nov


News Stream
French Consumer Morale Stronger than Expected
The consumer confidence indicator in France rose by 3 points to 102.0 in September 2021, a three-month high and above market consensus of 100.0. The share of households considering that the standard of living in France will improve in the next twelve months jumped by 11 points and that considering it improved during the past twelve months increased by 7 points. In addition, the gauge for households' fears about unemployment tumbled 13 points, while the households’ opinion balance related to their future financial situation was up by 1 point and that related to their future saving capacity increased by 3 points.
2021-09-28
French Consumer Morale Weakens Slightly in August
The consumer confidence indicator in France fell by one point to 99 in August 2021, slightly below market expectations of 100 and back below its long-term average. The households’ opinion balance related to their future financial situation decreased (-3 vs -1 in July), while the share of households considering that the standard of living in France will improve in the next twelve months fell sharply for the second consecutive month (-34 vs -25). Meanwhile, the share of households considering it is a suitable time to save increased three points (34 from 31), as well as their opinion about their current saving capacity (28 vs 25).
2021-08-27
French Consumer Confidence Worsens in July
The consumer confidence in France went down to 101 in July of 2021 from an upwardly revised 103 in the previous month and below market expectations of 102. The decline was mainly driven by a deterioration in expectations for the standard of living (-23 vs -15), household financial situation (-1 vs 2), major purchases intentions (-7 vs -2), savings intentions (31 vs 35) and unemployment (27 vs 24). Still, the index remains above its long-term average (100).
2021-07-28
France Consumer Morale Above Pre-Pandemic Levels
The consumer confidence in France increased to 102 in June of 2021 from 98 in the previous month and above market expectations of 100. It was the highest reading since March 2020 and above its long-term average (100), for the first time since the start of the health crisis. The households’ opinion balance related to their future financial situation has gained six points, and is set at its highest level since June 2007. Also, the share of households considering that the standard of living in France will improve in the next twelve months has increased significantly to its highest level since December 2017; and households' fears about unemployment trend have fallen sharply to its lowest level since the start of the health crisis. Meantime, households considering that prices will be on the rise during the next twelve months have been slightly lower than in May.
2021-06-29

France Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Consumer Confidence 102.00 points Sep/21 99.00 131.00 79.00
Consumer Spending 297700.00 EUR Million Jun/21 294759.00 316102.00 38586.00
Disposable Personal Income 384394.00 EUR Million Jun/21 381207.00 384394.00 2496.00
Personal Savings 21.38 percent Jun/21 21.63 28.07 10.27
Personal Spending 1.00 percent Aug/21 -2.40 35.50 -18.80


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.