Consumer confidence in Brazil fell to 48.4 in the first quarter of 2019 from 49.8 in the previous period. Consumer were more concerned about inflation (59 from 55.3 in Q4) and unemployment (54.7 from 50.4, and expectations regarding future personal income deteriorated (50.5 from 53.7). The current release shows a change in methodology from monthly to a quarterly. The diffusion index, range goes from 0 to 100 points, values above 50 points indicate confident consumers, while values below 50 points, lack of confidence. The series have been recalculated since 2009 to reflect the change in periodicity and the new methodology. Consumer Confidence in Brazil averaged 77.95 Index Points from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 116 Index Points in September of 2006 and a record low of 37.90 Index Points in June of 2015.

Consumer Confidence in Brazil is expected to be 49.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Brazil to stand at 124.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 118.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-31 01:20 PM Consumer Confidence 110.6 105.9 105.9
2018-11-23 12:35 PM Consumer Confidence 113.6 110.6 109.8
2018-12-19 12:05 PM Consumer Confidence 114.3 113.6 114
2019-04-29 06:00 PM Consumer Confidence 48.4 49.8 116
2019-06-28 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 48.4 49
2019-09-27 02:00 PM Consumer Confidence 49.5
2019-12-17 01:00 PM Consumer Confidence 52


Brazil Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 48.40 49.80 116.00 37.90 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.60 0.10 3.90 -2.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.70 -4.40 15.70 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 1111386.80 1157083.52 1157083.52 125685.05 BRL Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 3065858.00 3070293.00 3070293.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Consumer Credit 1843929.00 1827731.00 1843929.00 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 53.57 53.74 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 28.20 27.10 28.40 10.40 percent of GDP [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.16 1.14 1.58 0.53 USD/Liter [+]


Brazil Consumer Confidence

In Brazil, the National Index of Consumer Expectation (INEC) covers about 2,000 individuals randomly chosen in the streets of Brazilian cities. The questionnaire focuses on the consumer’s current financial situation and on expectations about inflation, unemployment, wages and major purchases for the next 6 months. The consumer confidence index is a diffusion index, ranging from 0 to 100 points. Values above 50 points indicates increasing confidence while values below 50 points indicates lack of confidence. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
48.40 49.80 116.00 37.90 1996 - 2019 Index Points Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 36.50 May/19
Australia 100.70 Jun/19
Brazil 48.40 Mar/19
Canada 56.76 Jun/19
China 125.30 Apr/19
Euro Area -6.50 May/19
France 99.00 May/19
Germany 10.10 Jun/19
India 105.00 Jun/19
Indonesia 128.20 May/19
Italy 111.80 May/19
Japan 39.40 May/19
Mexico 110.00 May/19
Netherlands -3.00 May/19
Russia -16.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 112.00 Mar/19
South Africa 5.00 Jun/19
South Korea 97.90 May/19
Spain 96.90 May/19
Switzerland -6.00 Jun/19
Turkey 55.30 May/19
United Kingdom -10.00 May/19
United States 97.90 Jun/19


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