The consumer confidence index in Italy declined to 102 in October of 2020 from a downwardly revised 103.3 in the previous month, below market expectations of 102.2. Italy has in recent weeks broken several records for new daily coronavirus infections, forcing the government to start reimposing restrictions in an effort to contain the contagion, including ordering bars and restaurants to shut early and closing gyms and swimming pools. The deterioration affected all index components: future climate (104.5 vs 109.3 in September); current conditions (99.9 vs 100.2); economic climate (87.8 vs 94.5) and personal situation (106.4 vs 107.1). source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Consumer Confidence in Italy averaged 104.40 points from 1982 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 121.23 points in November of 1988 and a record low of 82.20 points in January of 2013. 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 November of 2020.

Consumer Confidence in Italy is expected to be 99.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Confidence in Italy to stand at 102.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Consumer Confidence is projected to trend around 105.00 points in 2021 and 102.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Consumer Confidence

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
102.00 103.30 121.23 82.20 1982 - 2020 points Monthly
2010=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-24 08:00 AM Jul 100.0 100.7 103.8 102
2020-08-28 08:00 AM Aug 100.8 100.1 100 102
2020-09-25 08:00 AM Sep 103.4 101.0 100.8 100.5
2020-10-29 09:00 AM Oct 102.0 103.3 102.2 101.5
2020-11-27 09:00 AM Nov 102.0 99 100.5
2020-12-23 09:00 AM Dec 98
2021-01-29 09:00 AM Jan
2021-02-26 09:00 AM Feb


News Stream
Italy Consumer Morale Deteriorates
The consumer confidence index in Italy declined to 102 in October of 2020 from a downwardly revised 103.3 in the previous month, below market expectations of 102.2. Italy has in recent weeks broken several records for new daily coronavirus infections, forcing the government to start reimposing restrictions in an effort to contain the contagion, including ordering bars and restaurants to shut early and closing gyms and swimming pools. The deterioration affected all index components: future climate (104.5 vs 109.3 in September); current conditions (99.9 vs 100.2); economic climate (87.8 vs 94.5) and personal situation (106.4 vs 107.1).
2020-10-29
Italy Consumer Morale Improves to 6-Month High
The consumer confidence index in Italy rose to 103.4 in September of 2020 from an upwardly revised 101 in the previous month and beating market expectations of 100.8. It was the highest reading since February, as the improvement in confidence was spread across all of its components. In particular, the gauge measuring current conditions (100.2 vs 98.1 in August); future climate (109.5 vs 105.6); personal situation (107.1 vs 104.9); and economic climate (94.9 vs 90.5).
2020-09-25
Italy Consumer Sentiment Beats Forecasts
The consumer confidence index in Italy rose to 100.8 in August 2020 from an upwardly revised 100.1 in the previous month and beating market expectations of 100. The country began to lift restrictions in May after two months of strict lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The gauge measuring current conditions (98.1 vs 97.3 in July); economic climate (90.1 vs 85.7) and future climate (105.3 vs 104.3) increased. On the other hand, sentiment deteriorated regarding personal situation (104.9 vs 105.2).
2020-08-28
Italy Consumer Morale Unexpectedly Falls in July
The consumer confidence index in Italy fell to 100 in July 2020 from a downwardly revised 100.7 in the previous month and missing market expectations of 103.8, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Two of the main sub-indexes deteriorated: economic climate (85.7 vs 87.1in May); and future climate (104.2 vs 105.6). Meanwhile, the gauge measuring current conditions (97.3 vs 96.4); and personal situation (105.2 vs 104.5) increased.
2020-07-24

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.