The Finnish consumer confidence indicator edged down to -1.8 in May 2019 from -1.7 in the previous month, due to a deterioration in saving possibilities (51.5 from 52.8), and unemployment (-4.0 vs -2.9). Also, consumers’ expectations concerning Finland's economy weakened (-9.4 vs -6.5). Meantime, households' own economy strengthened (9.4 vs 8.5). The consumer confidence indicator measures of individual household changes, as some of components change. The change takes place on the European Commission's initiative. The new indicator anticipates the development of private consumption better than the present indicator. Consumer Confidence in Finland averaged 11.56 Index Points from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 24.10 Index Points in May of 2017 and a record low of -6.50 Index Points in December of 2008.

Consumer Confidence in Finland is expected to be -2.50 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 Finland to stand at -2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Finland Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 1.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 15.5 17.2 17.2
2019-03-27 07:00 AM Consumer Confidence 16.1 15.5 18.8
2019-04-29 06:00 AM Consumer Confidence 15.7 16.1 15.7
2019-05-27 05:00 AM Consumer Confidence -1.8 -1.7 16.3
2019-06-27 05:00 AM Consumer Confidence -1.8 -2
2019-07-29 05:00 AM Consumer Confidence
2019-08-27 05:00 AM Consumer Confidence


Finland Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -1.80 -1.70 24.10 -6.50 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales Mom -0.40 0.90 3.40 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales Yoy -0.20 2.40 14.20 -6.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 27232.00 27557.00 27557.00 8859.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 0.70 0.20 8.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.25 0.25 7.00 0.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 15834.00 15762.00 15883.00 6503.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.78 1.70 2.23 1.06 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 66.40 66.70 67.10 12.80 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 116.36 114.41 116.36 60.84 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 25.30 27.00 29.50 -60.90 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 22.00 21.90 25.30 -27.10 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 8.30 9.00 14.10 2.30 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 23.70 19.40 41.80 -14.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 1.80 1.70 4.60 0.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 15.90 15.20 27.60 -51.10 [+]


Finland Consumer Confidence

In Finland, the Statistics of Finland consumer survey expresses consumers’ views and intentions relating to economic matters. The data system of Statistics Finland’s consumer survey is comprised of respondent-specific original data from phones interviews, which may not be disclosed, and published data concerning reply distributions and time series. Generally consumer confidence is high when the unemployment rate is low and GDP growth is high. Measures of average consumer confidence can be useful indicators of how much consumers are likely to spend. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.80 -1.70 24.10 -6.50 1995 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




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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