France Consumer Confidence  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The French consumer confidence indicator fell to 97 in June 2018 from a downwardly revised 99 in the previous month, and below market expectations of 100. It was the lowest reading since August 2016, as households' fears about unemployment levels over the next 12 months increased to its highest level since May 2017 (18 vs 0 in May). In addition, consumers voiced concerns over past inflation (-25 vs -29) and personal finances (-26 vs -24). The share of households considering it was a suitable time to make major purchases also decreased strongly in June (-9 vs -5). Consumer Confidence in France averaged 101.03 Index Points from 1972 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 130 Index Points in May of 1973 and a record low of 80 Index Points in May of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-25 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 101 100 100 101
2018-05-29 08:00 AM Consumer Confidence 100 100 101 102
2018-06-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 97 99 100 102
2018-07-26 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 97 98 100
2018-08-28 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 103
2018-09-27 06:45 AM Consumer Confidence 102


France Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 97.00 99.00 130.00 80.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.80 -1.80 3.60 -6.10 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.90 2.10 9.50 -9.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 307258.00 306877.00 307258.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 350671.00 355850.00 355850.00 2538.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 13.62 14.21 22.80 11.28 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 58.70 58.30 58.70 18.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 89.47 88.12 89.47 54.15 percent [+]
Personal Spending 0.90 -1.80 5.40 -5.60 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.81 1.80 6.29 1.73 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.83 1.83 2.09 0.99 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Credit 1350462.00 1345017.00 1350462.00 383474.00 EUR Million [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -38.59 -38.75 29.12 -80.60 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -9.53 0.59 20.00 -65.55 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations -9.49 -3.07 16.00 -30.03 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -0.88 -0.96 35.00 -41.52 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends -31.94 -40.55 33.57 -61.10 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations 9.26 7.22 39.03 -38.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 8.36 5.73 84.57 -40.27 [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
97.00 99.00 130.00 80.00 1972 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 106.10 Jul/18
Brazil 98.30 Jun/18
Canada 54.21 Jul/18
China 122.90 May/18
Euro Area -0.50 Jun/18
France 97.00 Jun/18
Germany 10.70 Jul/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 128.10 Jun/18
Italy 116.20 Jun/18
Japan 43.70 Jun/18
Mexico 88.01 Jun/18
Netherlands 23.00 Jul/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
South Korea 106.00 Jun/18
Spain 107.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 2.00 Jun/18
Turkey 73.10 Jul/18
United Kingdom -9.00 Jun/18
United States 97.10 Jul/18


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