The Dutch consumer confidence index stood at -3 in May 2019, unchanged from the previous month. The willingness to buy was stable (at -3), as consumers have not changed their opinions about their financial situation, though they found time a bit more favorable for making large purchases (2 vs 1). Meanwhile, households' assessment towards the economic climate strengthened slightly (-2 vs -3 in April), as their outlook for the coming twelve months is slightly less negative, while they were also less positive about the economic climate in the past twelve months. Consumer Confidence in Netherlands averaged 0.84 Index Points from 1986 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 36 Index Points in January of 2000 and a record low of -41 Index Points in February of 2013.

Consumer Confidence in Netherlands is expected to be -4.00 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 Netherlands to stand at -2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -2.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-20 05:30 AM Consumer Confidence -2.0 1 -2
2019-03-21 05:30 AM Consumer Confidence -4.0 -2 -6
2019-04-23 04:30 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -4 -6
2019-05-21 04:30 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -3 -6
2019-06-20 04:30 AM Consumer Confidence -3 -4
2019-07-22 04:30 AM Consumer Confidence
2019-08-21 04:30 AM Consumer Confidence


Netherlands Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -3.00 -3.00 36.00 -41.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 1.40 4.30 -5.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.30 4.10 9.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 82459.00 82397.00 82459.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 346950.00 331011.00 346950.00 85986.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 15.73 10.09 28.38 1.97 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 1047880.00 1027005.00 1108789.00 181146.00 EUR Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 0.84 0.86 6.26 0.83 percent [+]
Personal Spending 1.10 1.00 4.30 -3.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 16017.00 15947.00 28719.00 12188.00 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 2.02 2.02 2.53 1.03 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 102.00 102.70 119.60 50.00 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 208.93 212.90 231.82 151.56 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 49.00 54.00 55.00 -84.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 41.00 40.00 49.00 -61.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 11.00 10.00 35.00 -27.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 19.00 18.00 36.00 -43.00 [+]


Netherlands Consumer Confidence

In the Netherlands, the Consumer Confidence survey is made by phone and covers 1,000 households. The questions cover the consumer’s assessments on national economy and own financial situation for the past 12 months and expectations for the coming 12 months. The index is then calculated as a difference between the percentage of participants that are optimistic and the share that is pessimistic. Therefore, the index takes a value between -100 (all respondents assess their situation as poor and expect it to become worse) and 100 (all participants are satisfied with the current situation and expect it to improve); 0 indicates neutrality. This page provides - Netherlands Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.00 -3.00 36.00 -41.00 1986 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
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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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