BUZ INVESTORS Euro Area Consumer Confidence March and in line with the preliminary estimate. It was the highest reading since March 2015. In the European Union, the consumer sentiment increased by 0.8 points to -3.4, the highest since April 2015. Consumer Confidence in the Euro Area averaged -12.19 from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.30 in May of 2000 and a record low of -34.50 in March of 2009. In Euro Area, the Consumer Economic Sentiment Indicator measures the level of optimism that consumers have about the economy.
Euro Area Consumer Confidence
The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 households in the Euro Area. The number of households sample varies across the zone. The questions focus on current economic and financial situation, savings intention as well as on expected developments regarding: consumer price indexes, general economic situation and major purchases of durable goods. The Consumer ESI measures consumer confidence on a scale of -100 to 100, where -100 indicate extreme lack of confidence, 0 neutrality and 100 extreme confidence. This page provides the latest reported value for – Euro Area Consumer Confidence – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
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