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 Household indebtedness level (Balance)
Characteristic Description
Name Household indebtedness level (Balance); Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Short-term statistics on business - consumers survey
First available period September 1997
Last available period January 2023
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Place of residence
  • 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.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
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 30/01/2023

information presented in 6/2/2023