The consumer confidence indicator in the Euro Area was confirmed at -7.2 in June 2019, below -6.5 in the previous month, reflecting households’ more negative views on all its components, namely their past and future financial situation, their expectations about the general economic situation and their intentions to make major purchases. Considering the European Union as a whole, consumer sentiment stood at -6.9, also unchanged from the preliminary estimate. Consumer Confidence in the Euro Area averaged -10.04 Index Points from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -1.40 Index Points in May of 2000 and a record low of -23.90 Index Points in March of 2009.
Consumer Confidence in Euro Area is expected to be -7.20 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 Euro Area to stand at -7.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -3.60 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.