Consumer confidence indicator in Portugal went up to -7.1 in September 2019 from -7.6 in the previous month, the highest since December 2018. September's improvement resulted from the positive contribution of all the components, namely household financial situation over the past 12 months (-3.0 from -3.1) and prospects regarding the country's economic situation (-2.8 from -3.0); major purchases (-25.1 from -26.2) and household financial situation over the next 12 months (2.5 from 2.1). Consumer Confidence in Portugal averaged -17.69 Index Points from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of -0.80 Index Points in November of 1997 and a record low of -46.80 Index Points in December of 2012.

Consumer Confidence in Portugal is expected to be -10.00 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 Portugal to stand at -9.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around -6.60 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-27 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence Jun -8.30 -9 -9.4
2019-07-30 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence Jul -8 -8.3 -8.8
2019-08-29 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence Aug -7.6 -8 -8.7
2019-09-27 08:30 AM Consumer Confidence Sep -7.1 -7.6 -10
2019-10-30 09:30 AM Consumer Confidence Oct -7.1 -8.6
2019-11-29 09:30 AM Consumer Confidence Nov -8.9


Portugal Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.10 -7.60 -0.80 -46.80 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.10 0.60 6.10 -7.40 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.10 5.10 18.70 -11.20 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 29843.90 29943.60 29943.60 21135.70 EUR Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.90 6.10 13.90 5.10 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 117428.00 115683.00 141993.00 33832.00 EUR Million [+]
Personal Spending 2.10 2.00 6.30 -6.40 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 66.20 66.90 92.10 7.60 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 98.26 100.95 127.56 83.75 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.62 2.51 8.08 2.51 percent [+]
Disposable Personal Income 43192.90 41781.70 43192.90 19016.80 EUR Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.64 1.65 2.33 0.77 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 12.59 9.42 12.59 -63.74 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 3.36 2.71 7.60 -34.53 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations -26.40 -26.12 -0.39 -42.17 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations -17.17 -14.49 79.72 -17.17 [+]


Portugal Consumer Confidence

In Portugal, the consumer confidence index on three terms moving averages is based on interviews with consumers about their perceptions of the country's current and future economic situation and their tendencies to purchase. It is estimated using the difference between the share of positive evaluation responses and negative evaluation responses, but do not include the share of neutral responses. The use of moving averages smooths out the series by removing the irregular movements, allowing the detection of the short-term trends. This page provides - Portugal Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.10 -7.60 -0.80 -46.80 1997 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 42.10 Sep/19
Australia 92.80 Oct/19
Brazil 47.30 Sep/19
Canada 53.02 Oct/19
China 122.40 Aug/19
Euro Area -7.60 Oct/19
France 104.00 Sep/19
Germany 9.90 Oct/19
India 89.40 Sep/19
Indonesia 121.80 Sep/19
Italy 112.20 Sep/19
Japan 35.60 Sep/19
Mexico 44.70 Sep/19
Netherlands -1.00 Oct/19
Russia -13.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia 114.00 Jun/19
South Africa 5.00 Jun/19
South Korea 96.90 Sep/19
Spain 80.70 Sep/19
Switzerland -8.00 Sep/19
Turkey 57.00 Oct/19
United Kingdom -12.00 Sep/19
United States 96.00 Oct/19


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