Italian consumer confidence rose by 3.5 points to 98.3 in August of 2022 from 94.8 in the prior month, topping market expectations of 92.5. Still, the gauge remains below 116-levels prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as surging energy bills and political uncertainty continue to weigh. The economic climate (92.9 vs 84.9 in July) increased the most. Also, improvements were seen in the personal climate (100.2 vs 98.1); the current climate (99.7 vs 96.1) and the future climate (96.4 vs 92.9). source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Consumer Confidence in Italy averaged 104.12 points from 1982 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 121.23 points in November of 1988 and a record low of 82.30 points in December of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Consumer Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Consumer Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Consumer Confidence in Italy is expected to be 107.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Italy Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 105.00 points in 2023 and 102.00 points in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Consumer Confidence



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-27 08:00 AM Jul 94.8 98.3 96.6 96.5
2022-08-26 08:00 AM Aug 98.3 94.8 92.5 93.4
2022-09-28 08:00 AM Sep 98.3 95.1 96.5


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Consumer Confidence 98.30 94.80 points Aug 2022
Retail Sales MoM 1.30 -1.10 percent Jul 2022
Retail Sales YoY 4.20 1.30 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Spending 256842.30 250361.00 EUR Million Jun 2022
Disposable Personal Income 313312.00 305313.00 EUR Million Mar 2022
Personal Savings 12.60 11.30 percent Mar 2022

Italy Consumer Confidence
In Italy, the Confidence Climate Index covers 2,000 Italian consumers. The survey is done by phone and assesses households’ economic conditions, employment and saving prospects and expected purchases of durable goods. The consumer confidence index is adjusted for seasonal effects and fixed to a base year of 2005. The value 100 indicates no evolution in consumer sentiment, a value over 100 shows increasing confidence and a value under 100 indicates low expectations.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
98.30 94.80 121.23 82.30 1982 - 2022 points Monthly
2010=100, SA

News Stream
Italy Consumer Morale Rises in August
Italian consumer confidence rose by 3.5 points to 98.3 in August of 2022 from 94.8 in the prior month, topping market expectations of 92.5. Still, the gauge remains below 116-levels prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as surging energy bills and political uncertainty continue to weigh. The economic climate (92.9 vs 84.9 in July) increased the most. Also, improvements were seen in the personal climate (100.2 vs 98.1); the current climate (99.7 vs 96.1) and the future climate (96.4 vs 92.9).
2022-08-26
Italy Consumer Confidence Falls to 2-Year Low
Italian consumer confidence dropped to 94.8 in July of 2022 from 98.3 in the previous month, missing market expectations of 96.6. It was the lowest figures since the start of the pandemic in May of 2020, as a political crisis and surging energy bills continued to weigh on consumers. Sentiment deteriorated for the economic (84.9 vs 93.9 in June) and personal (98.1 vs 99.8) climates, while the future expectations gauge also dropped (92.9 vs 98.8).
2022-07-27
Italy Consumer Confidence Falls to 2-Year Low
Italian consumer confidence dropped to 98.3 in June of 2022 from 102.7 in the previous month, significantly missing market forecasts of 102.5. It was the lowest figure since the start of the pandemic in May 2020, as surging energy bills and uncertainty continue to weigh. Sentiment worsened for the economic climate (93.9 vs 103.6 in May), the personal climate (99.8 vs 102.4), and overall future expectations (98.8 vs 99.8).
2022-06-24