The consumer confidence in France fell to 80 in January of 2023 from downwardly revised 81 in December of 2022, below market forecasts of 83. It was the lowest reading since September of 2022, as consumers were more pessimistic regarding the personal financial situation in the future (-24 vs -22), the outlook for the standard of living (-64 vs -63) and the propensity to make major purchases (-42 vs -41). Also, the proportion of households considering that prices will be on the rise during the next twelve months decreased (-3 vs -1). On the other hand, unemployment concerns slightly rose (25 vs 24) and future savings capacity is seen lower (-1 vs 1). source: INSEE, France

Consumer Confidence in France averaged 100.60 points from 1972 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 132.00 points in May of 1973 and a record low of 79.00 points in May 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 February of 2023.

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France Consumer Confidence



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-01-04 07:45 AM Dec 82 83 84 83
2023-01-27 07:45 AM Jan 80 81 83 84
2023-02-24 07:45 AM Feb 80


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Consumer Confidence 80.00 81.00 points Jan 2023
Consumer Spending 316627.00 319415.00 EUR Million Dec 2022
Disposable Personal Income 412615.00 402322.00 EUR Million Sep 2022
Personal Savings 16.61 15.79 percent Sep 2022
Personal Spending -1.30 0.60 percent Dec 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
80.00 81.00 132.00 79.00 1972 - 2023 points Monthly
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France Consumer Confidence at 4-Month Low
The consumer confidence in France fell to 80 in January of 2023 from downwardly revised 81 in December of 2022, below market forecasts of 83. It was the lowest reading since September of 2022, as consumers were more pessimistic regarding the personal financial situation in the future (-24 vs -22), the outlook for the standard of living (-64 vs -63) and the propensity to make major purchases (-42 vs -41). Also, the proportion of households considering that prices will be on the rise during the next twelve months decreased (-3 vs -1). On the other hand, unemployment concerns slightly rose (25 vs 24) and future savings capacity is seen lower (-1 vs 1).
2023-01-27
France Consumer Confidence Edges Lower
The consumer confidence in France edged lower to 82 in December of 2022 from 83 in November, below market forecasts of 84. It marks the 15th straight month the reading is below the long-term average of 100, as consumers were more pessimistic regarding the personal financial situation in the future (-22 vs -21), the outlook for the standard of living (-62 vs -61) and the propensity to make major purchases (-40 vs -38). Also, the proportion of households considering that prices will be on the rise during the next twelve months increased (-1 vs -3). On the other hand, unemployment concerns eased (24 vs 27) and future savings capacity is seen slightly higher (2 vs 1).
2023-01-04
French Consumer Morale at 6-Month High
Consumer confidence in France increased slightly to 83 in November of 2022, the highest since May, from 82 in October and matching market expectations. Improvements were seen for current saving capacity (16 vs 13), the personal financial situation (-21 vs -23) and the outlook for the standard of living (-60 vs -64). Meanwhile, households' fears about unemployment rose (28 vs 24), while the proportion of households considering that prices will be on the rise during the next twelve months has declined (-4 vs -1).
2022-11-25