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 Expected evolution of the economic situation in the country over the next 12 months (Balance)
Characteristic Description
Name Expected evolution of the economic situation in the country over the next 12 months (Balance); Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Short-term statistics on business - consumers survey
First available period September 1997
Last available period May 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Place of residence
Concepts
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  The persons who regardless of the fact that at the moment of observation ' 0:00 a.m. of the reference day ' are present or absent in a given housing unit, this unit being where they live during most of the year with their family, or where they have all or most of their belongings.
Definition Difference between the share of positive evaluation responses ("increased", "improved very much", "above average", "good", "yes, for sure", etc.) and negative evaluation responses ("decreased", "worsened somewhat", "very unfavourable", "probably not", etc.). These calculations do not include the share of neutral responses ("perhaps", "the same", etc.) and "doesn't know".
Formule [(%resp. (++)*1.0 + %resp. (+)*0.5) - (%resp. (-)*0.5 + %resp (--)*1.0)]
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations AV – Actual value (Gross value)
Last update date 28/05/2020


information presented in 3/6/2020