The consumer confidence in France was unchanged at 94 in April of 2021, slightly above forecasts of 93, but remaining below pre-pandemic levels and the long-term average of 100. Expectations worsened for the households financial situation (-8 vs -4) while the share of households considering it is a suitable time to save reached a new high (44 vs 42). Other gauges were little changed: standard of living (-38 vs -38) , consumer prices (-23 vs -25), unemployment (67 vs 68) and intentions to make major purchases (-12 vs -14). source: INSEE, France

Consumer Confidence in France averaged 100.99 points from 1972 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 131 points in May of 1973 and a record low of 79 points in June of 2013. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Consumer Confidence in France is expected to be 97.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in France to stand at 104.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 107.00 points in 2022 and 104.00 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Consumer Confidence

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
94.00 94.00 131.00 79.00 1972 - 2021 points Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-27 07:45 AM Jan 92 95 94 94
2021-02-25 07:45 AM Feb 91 92 92 94
2021-03-30 06:45 AM Mar 94 91 91 91
2021-04-28 06:45 AM Apr 94 94 93 95
2021-05-26 05:30 AM May 94
2021-06-25 06:45 AM Jun
2021-07-29 06:45 AM Jul
2021-08-26 06:45 AM Aug


News Stream
France Consumer Confidence Remains Subdued
The consumer confidence in France was unchanged at 94 in April of 2021, slightly above forecasts of 93, but remaining below pre-pandemic levels and the long-term average of 100. Expectations worsened for the households financial situation (-8 vs -4) while the share of households considering it is a suitable time to save reached a new high (44 vs 42). Other gauges were little changed: standard of living (-38 vs -38) , consumer prices (-23 vs -25), unemployment (67 vs 68) and intentions to make major purchases (-12 vs -14).
2021-04-28
France Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Rises
The consumer confidence index in France increased to 94 in March of 2021 from 91 in February, despite rising coronavirus infections and restrictions. Figures compare with market forecasts of 91. Improvements were seen for personal financial situation (-4 vs -8); future standard of living (-38 vs -54), unemployment (68 vs 76); and savings opportunity (a record high of 42 vs 39). Also, consumers see inflation rising less in the coming 12 months (-25 vs -30). However, the confidence index remained below the long term average of 100.
2021-03-30
France Consumer Confidence Little Changed in February
The consumer confidence indicator for France edged down to 91 in February of 2021 from 92 in January, compared to forecasts of 92. The reading remains well below 104.4 a year earlier and the long-term average of 100. Expectations worsened regarding unemployment (80 vs 77) and standard of living in 12 months time (-54 vs -51) but were unchanged for the financial situation (-9) and propensity to make major purchases (-18).
2021-02-25
France Consumer Confidence Weakens in January
Consumer confidence in France decreased to 92 in January of 2021 from 95 in December, missing market expectations of 94. The decline was mainly driven by a deterioration in expectations for the standard of living (-51 vs -42), household financial situation (-9 vs -4), major purchases intentions (-19 vs -13) and unemployment (76 vs 68). Meanwhile, savings intentions increased (38 vs 27). The index remains below its long-term average of 100 since March when the coronavirus pandemic started.
2021-01-27

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.