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|Name||Consumers confidence indicator (Balance); Monthly|
|Source||Statistics Portugal, Short-term statistics on business - consumers survey|
|First available period||September 1997|
|Last available period||January 2023|
|Formule||Consumer Confidence Indicator is calculated according to the methodology of the EC - DG ECFIN, and corresponds to the arithmetic mean of the balances of the following questions:
- How has the financial situation of your household changed over the last 12 months? It has...1. + + got a lot better; 2. + got a little better; 3. = stayed the same; 4.- got a little worse; 5. - - got a lot worse; 6. N don't know.
- How do you expect the financial position of your household to change over the next 12 months? It will...1. + + get a lot better; 2. + get a little better; 3. = stay the same; 4. - get a little worse; 5. - - get a lot worse; 6. N don't know.
- How do you expect the general economic situation in this country to develop over the next 12 months? It will... 1. + + get a lot better; 2. + get a little better; 3. = stay the same; 4. - get a little worse; 5. - - get a lot worse; 6. N don't know.
- Compared to the past 12 months, do you expect to spend more or less money on major purchases (furniture, electrical/electronic devices, etc.) over the next 12 months? I will spend...1. + +much more; 2. + a little more; 3. - a little less; 4. - - much less; 5. N don't know.
|Measure unit (symbol)||Percentage (%)|
|Power of 10||0|
|Observations||AV - Actual value (Gross value)|
|Last update date||30/01/2023|
information presented in 6/2/2023